Yannis Theodoridis, Professor

Professor Yannis Theodoridis is faculty member with the Department of Informatics and Director of the Data Science Lab at the University of Piraeus. He currently serves as Dean of the School of Information and Communication Technologies (2017-21).

Yannis also serves or has served as vice-chair of the Computer Science sectorial scientifi council of the National Council for Research, Technology and Innovation (2020-), member of the editorial board of ACM Computing Surveys (2016-19), member of the board of directors (2016-21) and life-long member (2010-) of the SSTD endowment, general co-chair for SSTD'03 and ECML/PKDD'11, co-organizer of the PaRMa@EDBT (2004-06) and BMDA@EDBT (2018-19-20-21) workshop series with EDBT/ICDT, PC vice-chair for IEEE ICDM'08, and PC member for numerous conferences, including SIGMOD, PODS, ICDE, KDD, and ICDM.

Since 2001, Yannis has participated under the role of project coordinator or scientific / technical manager in a number of EU-funded research projects, with Horizon 2020 projects VesselAI (2021-23), Track&Know (2018-20), datAcron (2016-18) and DART (2016-18) being the most recent ones. His research interests include Data Science (big data management & analytics) for mobility data. He has co-authored three monographs and more than 100 articles in refereed journals and conferences with over 12,000 citations according to Google Scholar.

Yannis holds a Dipl. Eng. (1990) and Ph.D. (1996) in Computer Engineering, both from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).

Full CV: EN, GR

Contact info:


last update: Nov. 13, 2020