Curriculum Vitae

For further information on current research projects & collaborations, citations, refereeing, list of grants and fellowships, working papers, conferences / seminars / presentations, technical skills, workshops, membership associations, visiting positions, PhD/MSc supervisions, references etc. (more detailed CV), please use any of the email adresses provided in my contact page 


­PhD in Big Data Science & Computational Econometrics with Machine Learning, Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB), 2005

­MSc in Decision Sciences, Athens University of Economics Business (AUEB), 2001 (spec. Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research)

­MEng in Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 1999 (spec. Artificial Intelligence, Control Systems)

­Dipl.-Ing / BEng in Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), 1998 (spec. Software Engineering, Robotics & Control Systems)

­Habilitation Full Professor in sectors: 1) Econometrics, 2) Statistical Economics, 3) Operations Research & Mathematical Methods in Economics, Insurance & Finance, 4) Economic Policy, 2017 – onwards

­MMUS in Music Theory & Performance, Experimental Conservatory School of Music, Athens, 1999


​Work Experience

Chair Full Professor of FinTech/AI, Econometrics & Data Science (PhD, MEng, MSc, Dipl.-Ing, BEng), Faculty of Economics, Management (FEMA), Department of Banking & Finance, University of Malta

Joint Chair of Economics & Finance, School of Management & Economics, Department of Management, University of Turin (UniTo)

Research Full Professor, IPAG Business School (Nice, Paris)

Senior Fellow, LSE Health Center, Visiting Full Professor, Department of Health Policy, London School of Economics (LSE)

Full Professor Economic Statistics (Professore Ordinario), University of Padova, Italy, Department of Statistical Sciences (2019 elect.)

Affiliated Research Senior Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence ADEMU EU-H2020 Project Dynamic Economic & Monetary Policy Union

Scientific & Executive Board Member, Complex Systems Laboratory

Senior Research Fellow, University of Bologna – Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA)

Senior Research Fellow, LABEX ReFi / Financial Regulation Lab (Paris), Big data, Blockchain, HFT, Crypto/DeFi

Marie Curie Fellow (H2020-IF Grant), European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2015 – 2017) H2020 Project NAUTILUS: New Models For Macroprudential Policy and Forecasting: The Euro Crisis

Senior Research Fellow, Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN)

Scientific Director (FP7-PEOPLE-Grant), (AUEB) (2012–2015) in Macro-Financial Econometrics

Marie Curie Fellow (FP7-IEF Grant), European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2010 – May 2012),  FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF

Senior Officer/Advisor Greek Ministry Finance Centre for Planning & Economic Research (KEPE) (2009–2010)

Max Weber Fellow, European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2008–2009)

Research Fellow, Center for Nonlinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF), Department of Quantitative Economics, University of Amsterdam (UvA) (2006–2008), Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

Quant Financial Engineer, European Institute for Statistics, Probability, Stochastic Operations Research and its Applications (EURANDOM) – Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), European Investment Bank (partners: Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium & University of Tilburg, Netherlands) (2008-2009)

Research Fellow, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (20052006)

Research Fellow (joint post), Cyprus Stock Exchange / The Philips College / Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation / AUEB (2005-2007)

Financial Consultant, Cyprus Stock Exchange / Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (2002–2004) (Prgr: 25/PENEK-02)

Engineering Consultant, SINGULAR S.A. / National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) – Decision Support Systems Laboratory – Consortium (1999-2000)

Expert Consultant, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) S.A. / Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (I.C.C.S – NTUA) (2001-2002) Hellenic Ministry of Education and Religion Affairs in the EU Operational Program of the Information Society, 3rd EU Support Framework

Research Project Manager, Decision Support Systems Laboratory, NTUA (1998-1999) CHIC-II, EC, DG ΧΙΙΙ 1996-1999, ESPRIT 1996-1999)



He is the ONLY researcher awarded 3 prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie (MSCA) Fellowships by the EU (2011, 2013, 2015) for pioneering multidisciplinary work at the intersection of many scientific fields, and a Max Weber Fellowship in economics (2009).

PI for UM partner HORIZON-CL4-2022-DATA-01 (2021-2027): “Promoting and Incentivising Federated, Trusted, and Fair Sharing and Trading of Interoperable Data ASsets”, Acronym “PISTIS” (Consortium of 104 partners coordinated by Fraunhofer Society for the Advancement of Applied Research, the biggest organization for applied research and development services in Europe)

Hellenic Financial Literacy Institute (HFLI) & European Investment Bank (EIB) joint project (2017-2018)

­Award Research Programme LABEX ReFi / Financial Regulation Lab (Paris) (2016-2020): Big data, Blockchain, Crypto/DeFi, HFT and their link with financial regulation

­ADEMU H2020 RIA Project Senior fellow (2015-2018): Coordinating institution European University Institute

­H2020-MSCA SF Grant : “NAUTILUS: New Models For Macroprudential Policy And Forecasting: The Euro Crisis”, (2015-2017)

­Research Programme-Action I: “Nonlinear Equilibrium Dynamics in the Term Structure of European & International Bond Yields: Monetary Policy & Forecasting in the aftermath of the global financial crisis”, AUEB (2016-present)

­Research Programme-Action I: “Investigating the Linear & Nonlinear dynamic interdependencies among FX Rates, Stock Indices & Macro-Fundamentals: Parametric & Nonparametric Causality Testing via Mulitvariate Filtering”, AUEB (2014-2015)

­FP7-PEOPLE-2012-CIG Grant : “Advanced Spectral Techniques & Macro-Financial Linkages in the Euro area”, AUEB (2012-2015)

­FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IEF Marie Curie Programme, European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2010-2011) 

­P.E.V.E: “Nonlinearities in the relation between European sovereign bond yields and the banking sector”, AUEB (2010-2012)

­Max Weber Programme: European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2008-2009) 

­N.W.O Project: “Information Flows in Financial Markets”, CeNDEF, UvA, (2002-2008)

­EIBURS Project: “Quantitative analysis and analytical methods to price credit risk products: Multivariate Jump (Lévy) Modelling of Credit Risk”, EURANDOM, (2008-2010)

­AUEB/CRPF Project: “Econometric Analysis of the interrelationships between the Cyprus Stock Exchange with other Emerging and developing Stock Markets: The Extreme Value Theory approach”, (2005-2006)

­“Operational Program Information Society”, Hellenic Ministry of Education, 3rd EU Support Framework (2000-2006)

­CSE / The Philips College / CRPF / A.U.E.B: “Forecasting Analysis for the Cyprus Stock Exchange Indices: A comparison of traditional methods of technical analysis & ANN” (2005-2007)

­EPET II: “Development of Innovate Systems and Applications in Training by Using Advanced Multimedia Technologies and Computer Networks”, Hellenic Ministry of Development (1999-2001)  

­CHIC-II : “Creating Hybrid solutions for Industry and Commerce”, (EC, DG ΧΙΙΙ 1996-1999), ESPRIT

­CSE / The Philips College / CRPF / A.U.E.B: “The Cyprus Stock Exchange: Institutional Framework, Performance and Prospects of an Emerging Capital Market ” (2002-2004)

Other national projects (details upon request)


Consulting/Professional Experience

­Principal investigator/experienced researcher/project manager in European and national research projects: H2020, EC-FP7, HFLI-EIB, LABEX ReFi / Financial Regulation Lab (Paris), European Investment Bank (EIB), Max Weber Programme, EC Marie Curie, Netherlands organization for scientific research-NWO, EU 3rd Framework Programme, EC DG-XIII/ESPRIT, EPET-II/Hellenic Ministry of Development, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation/Penek etc.

Engineering & financial expert consultant in the public and private sector: SEED Consulting (Malta), Greek Ministry of Finance, Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE), Greek Ministry of Development, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KANTOR S.A., Hellenic Institute of Communication and Computer Systems – I.C.C.S, Singular S.A   


Teaching (PhD, MEng, MSc, MBA, BSc level / Erasmus)

“Big Data Science, ML & AI in Economics/Finance” (MSc/PhD level)

“Time Series Econometrics” (Hons/MSc) & “Advanced Time Series Econometrics” (Hons/MSc level)

“Econophysics & Nonlinear Economic Dynamics” (MSc/PhD level)

 “Complexity theory Economics” (MSc/PhD level)

Advanced Econometrics” (PhD/MSc, BSc & ERASMUS level)

“Tokenization, Blockchain & DeFi” (MSc/PhD level)

“Crypto-Econometrics, Algorithmic trading & Technical analysis” (crash course mode)

“Econometrics in Banking & Finance” (BSc/Hons level)

“Spectral & Nonparametric Econometrics” (crash course mode)

“Stochastic Differential Equations & Martingales with Applications in Derivatives Markets” (BSc level)

OR & Decision/Expert Systems” (MEng/PhD level) School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, (NTUA)

Computational Finance & Econometrics” (ERASMUS++ level)

Quantitative Methods in Economics & Finance” (BSc in Finance)

Financial Engineering & Risk Measurement” (BSc/MSc level)


Publications (see web-page tab) 

Google Scholar page

Over 320 articles in the most highly esteemed academic journals and in books and proceedings in many scientific fields.

Books/Collective volumes.

Working papers / research in progress.



(indicative list)

­Israel Western Galilee University (2022, invited speaker), Carlos III Madrid (2008, invited speaker), CUNY-New York (2014, invited speaker), Baruck College (2014, invited speaker), European University Institute (EUI) (2010, 2011, 2014, 2015, invited speaker), IMT-Lucca (2010, invited speaker), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (2009), University of Amsterdam (2013, invited speaker), Technical University of Eindhoven-EURANDOM (European Research Institute of Random phenomena, Probability, Stochastic Operations Research & Applications) (2007, invited speaker), University of Udine (2009), Netherlands Society for Statistics & Operations Research (2007, invited speaker), Athens University of Economics & Business (2009, invited speaker), Aristotle University Thessaloniki (2009, invited speaker), IPAG Business School (2014, 2015, 2016 invited speaker), University of Crete (invited speaker), University of Bologna (2003, invited speaker), Linkoping University (2016, invited speaker), University of Piraeus, Athens Derivatives Exchange, University of Cyprus (2004, invited speaker), Bocconi University (2010, invited speaker), Cambridge University (2011, invited speaker), Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) (2014, invited speaker), Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca (2014, invited speaker) etc. 

­Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis Conference in Economics and Finance  (RCEF- 2016, 2015, 2014, Rimini, Italy), ADEMU “Sustainable Economic and Monetary Union in Europe in turbulent times” (EUI, Florence, Italy 2016), ADEMU “Competitive Effects of Trade: Theory and Measurement” (EUI, Florence, Italy 2016), ADEMU Conference “Debt Sustainability and Lending Institutions”, (EUI, Florence, Italy 2016), RCEA 8th Bayesian Econometrics Workshop, EUI conference Competitive Effects of Trade: Theory and Measurement (2016), 4th Time Series workshop, (Rimini, Italy, 2016), RCEA Macro-Money-Finance Workshop “Advances in Macroeconomics and Finance”, (Rimini, Italy, 2016), 10th Rimini Bayesian Econometrics Workshop (Rimini, Italy, 2016), 2016 Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2016, Paris, France), Macroeconomics of Financial Frictions (Cambridge, UK, 2016), ADEMU Macroeconomic and Financial Imbalances and Spillovers CERGE-EI (Prague, 2016), 20th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2016) Risk Sharing Mechanisms for the EU – ADEMU conference (EUI, Florence, 2016), ADEMU conference: Job Creation, Job Destruction and Productivity Growth (Florence, Italy, 2016), Financial Development and Economic Stability, Durham UK (FDES-2016), FEBS Conference (Athens 2015, 2016), Advances in Empirical Macro & Finance (Istanbul, Turkey, 2016), 5th Financial Engineering & Banking Society (FEBS) Conference (Athens, Greece, 2015), 2015 Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2015, Paris, France), ADEMU Legal and Institutional Dimensions of EMU Intensive Workshop (EUI, Florence, Italy, 2015), ADEMU Conference (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, 2015), 19th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2015), The Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance (RCEF-2014, Rimini, Italy), 2014 Paris Financial Management Conference (PFMC-2014, Paris, France), 13th Conference on Research on Economic Theory & Econometrics (Milos, Greece, 2014), 5th GLUNLAB workshop (Rimini, 2014), 4th Financial Engineering & Banking Society (FEBS) Conference (University of Surrey, UK, 2014), 18th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2014), Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics 22nd Annual Symposium (CUNY, New York, 2014), 34th International Symposium on Forecasting (ISF) (Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2014), 3rd Financial Engineering & Banking Society (FEBS) Conference (Athens, Greece, 2013), RCEA 7th Bayesian Econometrics Workshop, 2nd  Time Series Workshop (RCEA, Rimini, 2013), 7th CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE-2013 London, UK), EEA-ESEM (Gothenburg, 2013), ESOBE 2013 Norges Bank (Oslo, 2013), Bank of England Seminar series (London,UK, 2013), Workshop on Empirical Macroeconomics (Ghent, Belgium, 2013), RES 2013, Royal Holloway University of London (London, UK, 2013), ICEEE 2013 (Genova, Italy, 2013), 17th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (UoC, 2013, Crete), XXI International Conference on Money, Banking and Finance (CASMEF LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy, 2013), 6th CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (Oviedo, Spain, CFE-2012), Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Seminar series (Philadelphia, 2012), University of Pennsylvania Econometrics Seminar, Department of Economics, (Philadelphia, 2012), CeNDEF@15 Symposium (ASE, University of Amsterdam, UvA, 2013), University of Pennsylvania, CEPR-EABCN Conference at the Banque Central du Luxembourg (BCL, Luxemburg, 2012), 18th International Conference Computing in Economics and Finance (CEF 2012, Prague), Econometrics Workshop, (EUI-Department of Economics, Florence, Italy, 2011), 15th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2011), EC-squared (EC)2  – Econometrics for Policy Analysis (EUI, Florence, Italy, 2011), EABCN Conference on Econometric Modelling of Macro-Financial Linkages (EUI, Florence, Italy, 2011), Conference on New Developments in Time Series Econometrics (EUI, Florence, Italy, 2011), POLHIA Conference on Economic Policies with Heterogeneous Agents (Milan, Italy, 2011), 11th Workshop in Optimal Control, Dynamic Games and Nonlinear Dynamics (UvA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2010), 6th Colloquium on Modern Tools for Business Cycle Analysis (EUROSTAT-EUI, Luxembourg, 2010), Interacting Agents and Nonlinear Dynamics in Macroeconomics, (University of Udine, Italy, 2010), 14th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2010), 13th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2009), Econometrics Workshop (EUI-Department of Economics, Florence, Italy, 2009),  Max Weber Programme Seminar (EUI, Florence, Italy, 2008), European Financial Management Association Conference (Athens University of Economics and Business & National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece, 2008), 12th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2008), 14th International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance (Paris, France, 2008), 13th International Conference on Forecasting Financial Markets (Marseille, France, FFM 2006), International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (Korinthos, Greece, ICCMSE-AFF2-2005), 9th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2005)European Financial Management Association Conference (FFM 2005), International Conference of Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering (Athens, Greece, ICCMSE-AFF1-2004), 8th International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis and International Finance (Crete, Greece, 2004), 6th Hellenic European Conference on Computer Mathematics & its Applications (HERCMA, Athens, Greece, 2003), 2nd Annual Conference of EEFS “European Integration: Real & Financial Aspects” (Bologna, Italy, 2003)  etc.



(indicative list)

Best reviewer award by the European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR, Elsevier), 2010

Best reviewer award by the Journal of Empirical Finance (JEF, Elsevier), 2015

Regular Refereeing (indicative list; in all journals multiple times as a regular referee): 

Econometrica, TFS IEEE, IEEE Access, Entropy, Technology in Society, ­Risk Analysis, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis, Management science, Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Forecasting, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Resources Policy, Bulletin of Economics, Empirical Economics, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Quantitative Finance, Computational Economics, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Macroeconomics, Journal of Economic Surveys, Economic Modelling, European Journal of Operational Research, Emerging Markets Review, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Applied Mathematical Modeling, Energy Economics, International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, IEEE-Transactions on Neural Networks, International Review of Economics and Finance, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis, Review of International Economics, Review of Finance & Economics, Review of Financial Economics, The Energy Journal, Entropy, Heliyon, Applied Economics Letters, Economics Research International, Emerging Markets Finance, International Review of Economics and Finance, Emerging Markets Finance & Trade Journal, Global Finance Journal, Asia Pacific Management Review, Journal of Asia Business Studies, Economics Research International, Bulletin of Economics, Recourses Policy, Emerging Markets Review, Quarterly Review in Economics & Finance, Emerging Markets Review, Research in International Finance & Business, International Journal of Transport Economics, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Econometrics Journal, Entropy Journal, Review of Behavioral Economics, Review of Behavioral Finance, Journal of Electromagnetic Waves & Applications, Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Digital Signal Processing, Mathematics & Computers in Simulation, Economic Inquiry, The World Economy etc.


Editorial Boards/Conference organization-Scientific Committees

Editorial Boards


EDITOR “Chaos, Solitons & Fractals” Elsevier

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Economics – Innovative And Economic Research Journal”, De Gruyter

CO-EDITOR “Technology in Society” Elsevier

“INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics (IJAA) (formerly Interfaces)” Informs

“Entropy” Journal

“Big Data Analytics”, Springer-Nature

“Journal of Economic Surveys” Wiley

“Risk Analysis” Wiley

“Journal of Forecasting” Wiley

“Computational Economics” Springer – the official journal of the Society for Computational Economics (SCE)

“Review of Behavioral Economics”

“Review of Behavioral Finance” 

“Quantitative Finance & Economics”

“International Review of Financial Analysis” Elsevier

“Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money” Elsevier

“Finance Research Letters” Elsevier

“Heliyon” Elsevier

“Emerging Markets Finance and Trade” Taylor & Francis

“International Review of Economics & Finance” Elsevier

“Alexandria Engineering Journal” Elsevier

“Forecasting” MDPI


Conference Organization/Scientific Committee

Financial Development and Economic Stability, Durham UK (FDES-2016)

FEBS Conference, Athens

Annual International Conference on Macroeconomic Analysis & International Finance Crete, (2013- 2018)

ADEMU H2020 conferences & workshops (2015-2018)

Paris Financial Management Conference Paris, (2014 – present)

Advances in Empirical Macro & Finance, Istanbul 2016


Academic/Admin Committees

Laboratory for Applied Finance & Economics, AUEB

Erasmus and Erasmus+, AUEB

Member PhD Programme Committee, AUEB


Current Research areas

QUANTUM ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE / MACHINE LEARNING: Quantum Fourier/wavelet Transform, QKD Cryptography, Quantum Machine learning algorithms, Hybrid Classical/Quantum AI Computing, Quantum forecasting, System Superposition/Entanglement 

BLOCKCHAIN, DeFi & METAVERSE, NEUROMORPHING COMPUTING: MEV-based attacks, Smart contracts, CBDCs, Oracle and semantic risks, Stablecoins, Algos, FinTech, Cryptography, Tokenization, Governance, Complex token wrapping structures, Composability risks, HFT, Technical analysis, Cryptocurrencies, Crypto-Econometrics & Technical trading, Intelligent AMM/DEX design, Metaverse & Singularity risks, NFTs

BIG DATA SCIENCE / FINANCIAL ECONOMETRICS: Nonlinear Time Series Modeling/Forecasting, Dependence/Causality, TVP-VAR, SVAR, BVAR, FAVAR, Hybrid DSGE models, State Space modelling (discrete & continuous time)

BIOINFORMATICS: Computational Medicine, Genetic Engineering, Health Policy, Synthetic Biology, Epigenomics

­ECONOPHYSICS & NONLINEAR ECONOMIC DYNAMICS: Fractality & Chaos, Nonlinear Macro-economic Dynamics & Economic Chaos

­FINANCIAL ENGINEERING/COMPUTATIONAL ECONOMICS: Machine Learning, Technical trading, Exotic Derivatives

­CONTROL THEORY: Chaotic, Hyperchaotic, Robust, H2, Stochastic & Optimal control (discrete & continuous time)

­PROBABILITY & STATISTICS: Multivariate Extreme-Value Theory, Nonparametric statistics, Bayesian methods (MCMC, MH, IS)  

­SPECTRAL ANALYSIS: Filtering / Signal processing & Wavelet decomposition

­OPERATIONS RESEARCH: Optimization / Simulation applications in Large Scale Multi-criteria problems

ECONOMIC/FINANCIAL MODELLING: Econophysics, Heterogeneous Agent models, Bounded rationality, Behavioral economics


Technical skills/competencies

­High computer literacy, adaptability and knowledge of software/matrix programming languages, sql/databases, github, robotics, mob.apps, low-level assembly, blockchain/solidity coding, quantum algorithms & AI/ML programming etc


Academic titles/Awards

HABILITATIONs Full Professor: Econometrics, Economic Statistics, Operations Research & Mathematical Methods, Economic Policy (Abilitazione Prima Fascia)

MMUS in Music Theory & Performance, Experimental Conservatory School of Music, Athens



­EABCN Training School on “Term structure models and the zero lower bound” 2015, European University Institute, Florence, by Jens Christensen (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco)

­“EABCN Training School: Advances in Bayesian Analysis of DSGE Models” EABCN, by Frank Schorfheide (University of Pennsylvania) EUI, Florence, 2016

­“Dynare Summer School”, by CEPREMAP, DSGE-net, Bank of France training school, 2012, Banque de France, Paris 

­“Econometric Analysis of Mixed Frequency Data with Macro/Finance Applications”, EABCN Training school, by Eric Ghysels, 2011, Economics Department, EUI, Florence, Italy

­“Agent-based Modelling using NetLogo”, Luis R. Izquierdo, 2009, Economics Department, EUI, Florence

­“Bayesian Simulation Based Econometrics in Practice”, Herman K. van Dijk, 2008, EUI, Italy 

­“Complexity in Economics and Finance”, Lorentz Center, 2007, Leiden, The Netherlands

­“Macroeconomics Dynamics & Monetary Policy”, Department of Quantitative Economics, CeNDEF, University of Amsterdam (UvA), 2007, The Netherlands 

­“Object-oriented programming languages, Analysis and design of Data-base applications”, SINGULAR S.A, 2000, Athens, Greece 


Visiting professor

­Department of Economics and Finance, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome, Italy

­School of Economics and Finance (QMUL), Queen Mary University of London

IPAG Business School, Paris, France

­Department of Management Science and Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

­Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University

­Department of Economics, European University Institute, Florence


PostDoc/PhD/MSc supervision/member committee

Charilaos Giannakidis, Novella Maugeri, Denys Maasdorp, Roberto Martino, Matthiieu Garcin, Gazi Uddin, Lasha Kavtaradze, Chris Avdoulas, Dimitra Kouloumpou, Chris Tzomakas (current), Zoi Paravalou (current)

MSc Supervisions over 30 theses as a supervisor or co-supervisor comparable to master theses in the UK system


Expert Evaluator

­Expert Evaluator QS Reputation Survey – QS World University Rankings

­Expert Evaluator, European Commission (EU-REA panels, H2020)

­Expert Evaluator “la Caixa Barcelona Institute” Banking Foundation

­WES Expert for Ifo Institute (Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich)

­Economic Expert – Bank of Finland, CEPR, Oxford University

­NSERC Grant Reviewer/Evaluator – Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

­National Science Foundation (NSF) – USA

­Expert Reviewer SNF – Swiss National Science Foundation

­Evaluator of National projects at the Research Centre of AUEB

­International Expert for Paris Region Fellowship Programme (ParisRegionFP), H2020 Orientation Service de la Recherche et Culture Scientifique


Collaborating Universities/Institutions

See Publications Web-page tab for co-authors affiliations, and for international projects details upon request



LSE Health Centre, Society for Economic Measurement (SEM), America’s Top Professors (Faculty Row), Royal Economic Association, European Economic Association, Rimini Center for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN), Econometric Society, Society for Computational Economics (SCE), IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, INFORMS


Languages English, Italian (very good), Spanish (passive), Greek (native)

Music theory & composition, Guitar professor in most music genres

Military service: Armor (black berets) & Artillery (blue berets) Arms. Trained for active combatant unrestricted service I1 (equivalent 1-A USA). 

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) instructor, Black Belt Dan Japanese Ju-Jitsu Master (JJ International Federation; JJIF), ISU certified Self-Defense instructor International StreetFighting Union (ISU), DAS system certified instructor, Aikido & Krav-Maga (seminar series training certified)