Education

Year Title Department Institution
1979 Diploma (Grade: 9.3 out of 10) Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
1981 MSc in Computer Science and Operations Research (Grade: 9.5 out of 10) Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
1983 PhD in Statistics Mathematics University of Athens, Greece

PhD Thesis title: "Contribution to the Theory of Spherical Distributions and Associated Discrimination Problems"

Academic Positions Held

Period Position Department Institution
3/1986-7/1989 Lecturer Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
7/1989-9/1993 Assistant Professor Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
7/9/1993-9/2000 Associate Professor Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
9/2000-current Professor Statistics and Insurance Science University of Athens, Greece

Visiting Positions

Period Position Department Institution
3/1992-6/1992 Visiting Researcher Statistics University of Manitoba, Canada
9/1994-6/1995 Visiting Researcher Mathematics Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK
6/2001-7/2001 Visiting Researcher Mathematics and Statistics Mc Master University, Canada
4/2013-5/2013 Visiting Researcher Mathematics and Statistics Mc Master University, Canada

Administration

Period Position Department Institution
1998-2000 Director, MSc in Biostatistics Mathematics University of Athens, Greece
2001-2004 Director, MSc in Applied Statistics Statistics and Insurance Science University of Piraeus, Greece
2003-2007 Department Head Statistics and Insurance Science University of Piraeus, Greece
2008-2013 Director, Statistics Laboratory Statistics and Insurance Science University of Piraeus, Greece
2007-2011 Director, MSc in Applied Statistics Statistics and Insurance Science University of Piraeus, Greece
2011-2013 Department Head Statistics and Insurance Science University of Piraeus, Greece
2005-2013 Coordinator, MSc in Quality Assurance Open University of Greece, Greece
2013-2017 Dean, School of Finance and Statistics University of Piraeus, Greece

Steering Committees of Statistical Organizations/Societies - other activities

  • Elected member of the European Regional Committee of Bernoulli Society (2012-). I received 11 votes (second best) and ranked second among 15 candidates (the top ranking candidate received 12 votes).
  • Elected member of the Steering Committee of the Greek Statistical Conference (two times, for 4 years - served as Treasurer and Secretary General)
  • Member of the central committee for the National University Entrance Exams for 6 academic years. This committee is appointed by the Ministry of Education of Greece and is responsible for the ranking of high school graduates (through exams - in several disciplines, including Mathematics and Statistics - organized at national level) so that the university students be selected for all Greek Universities.