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GEORGE KAKARONTZAS

Position Associate Professor
Bachelor 1992, Informatics BSc, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
Master’s degree 1999, Object-Oriented Software Technology MSc, University of Brighton, UK
PhD degree 2012, Quality Assurance of Component-Based Software Systems PhD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Professional and teaching experience Teaching experience

He has 25 years of teaching experience, of which 9 years have been recognized from his practice as a secondary education teacher prior to his appointment to the TEI of Thessaly.

16/2/2004 – 24/3/2014, Professor of Applications, Department of Informatics Engineering TE, TEI of Thessaly

24/3/2015 – 25/2/2019, Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics Engineering TE, TEI of Thessaly

26/2/2019-, Associate Professor, General Department, University of Thessaly

Professional-research experience (some indicative projects):

1/8/2010-30/6/2012, Reuse of Open Source Software for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (European FP7 OPEN-SME project), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

1/6/2014- 30/9/2015, FLOSS Excellence Units, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

4/2/2014-30/9/2015, Framework for the description of skills characteristics in the field of information technology in Spain, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

4/12/2014-31/8/2017, Multilingual evaluation and skills-based education system, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

1/12/2012-30/11/2015, “SPRINT-SMEs – Exploring methodologies for improving software development processes implemented in Greek small and medium-sized enterprises of software development”, ARCHIMIDIS III, TEI of Thessaly

1/1/2012-30/11/2015, “Enterprise architecture for digital cities (EADIC)”, ARCHIMIDIS III, TEI of Thessaly

1/1/2005-31/12/2006, Archimedes III – Model-based Integrated Environment to Support Simulation in Software Project Management (MISSION-SPM), TEI of Thessaly

1/12/2008-1/4/2009, Scientific Officer for the project “Evaluation Support System of teaching associates of TEI of Larissa”, TRC Thessaly

17/7/2009-31/5/2010, Scientific Officer for the project “Extension of the Information System for The Management of Applications and Support of the Evaluation of teaching Associates of TEI of Larissa”, TRC Thessaly

Scientific / research interests Software Technology, Software Architecture, Software Architecture Applications, Software Components and Services, Open Source Software.
Selected publications Mahdi Bohlouli, Nikolaos Mittas, George Kakarontzas, Theodosios Theodosiou, Lefteris Angelis and Madjid Fathi: “Competence assessment as an expert system for human resource management: A mathematical approach”, Expert Systems with Applications,

Vol. 70, Pages 83–102, 15 March 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2016.10.046

George Kakarontzas and Vassilis C. Gerogiannis, “Handling Uncertainty During Services Ranking”, International Journal of Computing Services, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 45-57, July-September 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.29268/stsc.2016.4.3.4

Eleni Constantinou, George Kakarontzas, Ioannis Stamelos: An automated approach for noise identification to assist software architecture recovery techniques. Journal of Systems and Software 107: 142-157 (2015),  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2015.05.065

George Kakarontzas, Eleni Constantinou, Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Ioannis Stamelos: “Layer Assessment of Object-Oriented Software: A Metric Facilitating White-Box Reuse”, Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 349–366, Elsevier, February 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2012.08.041

George Kakarontzas, Ilias K. Savvas, Ioannis Stamelos: “Agents, clusters and components: A synergistic approach to the Grid Scheduling Process”, Future Generation Computer Systems, vol. 27, no. 8, pp. 999-1010, Elsevier, October 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.future.2011.05.002

Complete list of publications: https://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/k/Kakarontzas:George

Courses taught during 2019-20 Object-oriented programming
Additional information Best Paper Awards: George Kakarontzas and Ilias K. Savvas, “Agent-Based Resource Discovery and Selection for Dynamic Grids”, IEEE Computer Society Press, WETICE 2006/Emerging Technologies for Next-generation GRID, ETNGRID 2006, pages 195-200, Manchester, U.K., June 2006