Dimitrios Serpanos

Scientific Associates
Industrial Systems Institute
Former Director of ISI, Professor of ECE, University of Patras
Prof. Dimitrios Serpanos  holds a PhD in Computer Science from Princeton University since 1990. He received his Engineering Degree in Computer Engineering & Informatics from the University of Patras in 1985 (1st CE graduate in Greece) and his MA in Computer Science from Princeton University in 1988. Between 1990 and 1996 he was a Research Staff Member (RSM) at IBM Research, T.J. Watson Research Center working in the area of systems architecture for high bandwidth systems. Between 1996 and 2000 he was faculty member at the University of Crete (Computer Science) and a researcher at ICS-FORTH. Since 2000 he has been a professor at the University of Patras, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, working in the area of computer architecture and embedded systems with emphasis on network systems, security systems and multimedia systems. He has served as President (Chairman of the Governing Board) of the University of Western Greece (2010-2013). He has served as Director of the Industrial Systems Institute (ISI), an Institute of Research Center Athena (R.C. Athena) (2008-2013). He had been collaborating with ISI as a researcher since 2000. Dimitrios Serpanos is the 1st recipient in Greece of an IBM Faculty Award (2005). He has been working on computer architecture, network systems and embedded systems for more than 25 years, with special emphasis on building real systems and prototypes that are tested in the lab or in the field. His main research area is embedded and industrial control systems architecture and security. He has published more than 150 papers in refereed international technical journals and proceedings of international conferences.