Christos Tryfonopoulos

University of the Peloponnese, Greece

Dr. Christos Tryfonopoulos is a Professor in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at the University of Peloponnese and a member of the Software Systems and Databases Laboratory. In the past, he has served as Department Chair, Director of the MSc program "Space Science, Technologies and Applications", and Head of the P2P and Information Management research area at the Max-Planck Institute for Informatics in Germany. His research interests focus on the areas of Internet technologies and applications, data/information management, distributed systems (grid/cloud/p2p/agent computing), and digital libraries. He has published more than 100 research papers in the fields of his research interests and has coordinated/participated in 16 European and national R&D projects. He has served as a reviewer for top international scientific journals and conferences, as an evaluator of research proposals and projects for the European Commission and the General Secretariat for Research and Innovation, and has received two national scholarships and three awards/distinctions for his research work at international scientific conferences.