Professor Yannis Theodoridis is faculty member with the Department of Informatics, Director of the Data Science Lab, and Dean of the School of Information and Communication Technologies (2017-2020) at the University of Piraeus. He is also member of the General Assembly of the Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (ELIDEK).

He serves or has served as member of the editorial board of ACM Computing Surveys (2016-today), general co-chair for SSTD'03, ECML/PKDD'11 and PCI'12 conferences, and PC member for numerous conferences, including SIGMOD, PODS, ICDE, KDD, and ICDM. Since 2001, he has participated as project coordinator or scientific / technical manager in a number of EU-funded research projects under Horizon 2020 Programme etc. His research interests include Data Science (big data management & analytics) for mobility information. He has co-authored three monographs and more than 100 refereed articles in scientific journals and conferences with over 10,000 citations according to Google Scholar.

Born in 1967, he holds a Dipl. Eng. (1990) and Ph.D. (1996) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, both from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Personal homepage: