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VASSILIS GEROGIANNIS

Position Professor, Subject: “Analysis and Design of Systems and Projects with Emphasis on Decision Making”
Bachelor 1992: Diploma (Integrated Master) in Computer Engineering and Informatics, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, School of Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Master’s degree 1994-1996: Postgraduate Studies in “Computational Mathematics and Informatics”, Department of Mathematics, Sector of Computational Mathematics and Informatics, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Greece
PhD degree 1994-2001: PhD thesis, “A Unified Formal Model for the Representation of Functionality and the Schedulability Analysis of Real-Time Applications”, Department of Mathematics, Sector of Computational Mathematics and Informatics, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Greece
Professional and teaching experience Teaching experience:

2020-today: Professor, Department of Digital Systems, University of Thessaly

2019- 2020: Professor, General Department of Larissa, University of Thessaly

2017-2019: Professor, Department of Business Administration, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Thessaly

2013-2017: Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Thessaly

2006-2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Project Management, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Larissa

2002-2006: Lecturer, Department of Project Management, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Larissa

2004 – today: Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University of Greece, teaching “Principles of Software Engineering”, Program of Studies in Computer Science

2016 – today: Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University of Greece, supervising student theses in the “Practice in Software Engineering” thematic session, Program of Studies in Computer Science

2007-2008: Visiting Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Informatics, Thessaloniki, Post Graduate Studies (MSc) in “Informatics & Management”

2019-today: Module Leader, Post Graduate Program (MSc) in “Project and Program Management”, General Department of Larissa, University of Thessaly

2010-2019: Module Leader, Post Graduate Program (MSc) in “Project and Program Management”, TEI of Thessaly

2016-2017: Module Leader, Master in Business Administration (MBA), TEI of Thessaly

2004 – 2013: Module Leader, MBA in Management Science, Staffordshire University UK & TEI of Larissa

2004 – 2013: Module Leader, MSc in Management Science, Staffordshire University UK & TEI of Larissa

2002-2003: Lecturer, Department of Pedagogy, University of Thessaly

2001-2002: Part-time Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, TEI of Larissa

2012-today: Visiting Professor in foreign Higher Education Institutes / Universities: i) IPAG Business School, Paris & Nice, France, ii) American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon, iii) Siauliai State College, Siauliai, Lithuania, iv) Modern University for Business and Science, Beirut, Lebanon, v) Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma’an, Jordan, vi) State College of Applied Sciences, Skierniewice Poland, viii) Mundiapolis University, Casablanca, Morocco

2019-2020: Member of the Evaluation Committee of 2 PhD theses

2005-today: Supervisor of more than 60 Master Dissertation theses

2000-2002: Computer Science Teacher, Greek public secondary and technical schools

Management experience/positions:

2019-today: Member of the Management Committee, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Institute, Research Center IASON, University of Thessaly

2017-today: Member of the Regional Council for Research and Innovation in the Region of Thessaly, Greece

2015-2017: Department Chairman, Business Administration Department, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2016-today: General Secretary (2016-2019) and Member (2019-today) of the Management Committee of the Greek Technical Chamber in the Region of Central and Western Greece

2019-today: Member of the Central Assembly of the Technical Chamber of Greece

2019-today: Member of the Scientific Committee of Electronics Engineers, Technical Chamber of Greece

2019-today: Director of the Department of Professional Training and Continuous Education,  Technical Chamber of Greece, Region of Central and Western Greece

2010-2013: Director of the Institute for Life-Long Learning and Continuous Education, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2016: Member of the Management Committee, Technological Research Center of Thessaly

2004-today: Assistant researcher (2004-2008) & Prime researcher (2008-2019), Technological Research Center of Thessaly

2019-2020: Member of the Management Board, General Department of Larissa, University of Thessaly

2015-2016: Member of the Management Board, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2015-2017: Deputy Director, School of Business and Economics, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2015-2017: Member of the Management Board, School of Business and Economics, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2019-today: Director, Center for Supporting Teachers’ Continuous Education, Gaiopolis, University of Thessaly

2018-2019: Director, Center for Supporting Teachers’ Continuous Education, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2003-2016: Director, Center for Teachers’ IT Skills Certification, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2017-2019: Member of the Quality Assurance Unit, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2015-2017: Chair of the Internal Quality Evaluation Group, Department of Business Administration, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2010-2017: Member of the Internal Quality Evaluation Group, Department of Project Management & Department of Business Administration, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly

2016: Member of the Joint Committee for Establishing Cooperation between the Technological Education Institute of Thessaly and the University of Thessaly

2008-2013: Deputy Chair (2008-2009) and Chair (2009-2013), Sector of “Informatics and Quantitative Methods”, Department of Project Management, Technological Education Institute of Larissa

2007-2010:      Scientific Coordinator of Action ST2 “Vocational Training in Textile Industry”, Innovation Pole of Thessaly, Greek Secretariat of Research & Technology

2006-2011: Vice President and Deputy Executive Manager, Center of Vocational Training, Prefecture of Larissa

1993-2000: R&D Manager of Advanced Informatics Ltd., software company located at Patras, Greece

2011-2015: General Secretary, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (e-TEE), Technical Chamber of Greece

2007-2011: Member of the Management Board, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (e-TEE), Technical Chamber of Greece

2003-2006: Vice-President, Hellenic Union of Computer Scientists

Professional experience:

1992-today: Computer and Informatics Engineer, Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Registration number: 64283

2019-today: Member of the project team, DevOps project (DevOps Competences for Smart Cities), Erasmus+ KA2

2018-today: Member of the project team, YouBrand project (Storytelling and Pitching for Start-ups), Erasmus+ KA2

2019- today: Member of the research team/software engineer, SPuMoNI research project (Smart Pharmaceutical Manufacturing), CHIST-ERA 2017

2012-2015: Scientific Director, SPRINT-SMEs research project (Research in Software PRocess ImprovemeNT Methodologies for Greek Small & Medium sized Software Development Enterpises), ARCHIMEDES III national research programme, Greek Ministry of Education

2012-2015:      Member of the research team/software engineer, ONSOCIAL research project (Κnowledge management for software project management using ontologies and social networks), ARCHIMEDES III national research programme, Greek Ministry of Education

2014-2016: Member of the project team, SALE project (Social Media Training to Combat Unemployment Among Higher Education Graduates), Erasmus + KA2

2013-2015:      Member of the project team, IDEAL project (Innovation and Development of Academic Industry Partnerships through Efficient Research Administration in Lebanon), Erasmus Tempus

2018: Evaluator of research projects, Croatian Science Foundation

2013-2015: Member of the research team/software engineer, e-Furniture research project (Dynamic Networking of Furniture and Wood Product Manufacturing Enterprises), Research programme “Support for SMEs Groups for Research and Technological Development”, General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece

2011-2013: Member of the research team/software engineer, research project “Innovative Textile Production Management Processes using Intelligent Software Technologies”, Programme “Innovation Vouchers for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises”, General Secretariat of Research and Technology, Greece

2011: Member of the project team, “Educational Content, Methodology and Technology Laboratory”, Hellenic Open University

2004-2006 & 2008-2009: Participation in two actions for the “Development of distance learning educational material for the Hellenic Open University”, Hellenic Open University

2005-2007:      Scientific Director, research project MISSION-SPM (Model-based Integrated Environment to Support Simulation in Software Project Management), ARCHIMEDES II national research programme, Greek Ministry of Education

2011-2014: Member of the project team, project ASPIRE (Achieving Sustainable Programmes in Regeneration and Entrepreneurship: Jordan, Lebanon and Palestinian Territories Occupied), TEMPUS IV programme

2011-2014:    Member of the project team , project MYCOTICON (Multilateral Project for Mushrooms Exploitation and Training), Leonardo Da Vinci programme

2003-2004:      Project leader, research project R-BUS-WORK (Representation And Analysis Of Business Processes With Emphasis On Workflows Time Management), project funded by the TEI of Larissa Research Committee

2007-2008:      Project Leader, DIEPTELO Project (Human Research Network – Training & Research in Software Engineering & Software Project Management), Technological Research Center of Thessaly,  Project funded by the Greek Secretariat of Research & Technology

2004-2005:      Technical Consultant, Technological Research Center of Thessaly, R&D project “Project Management and Simulation in Regional Operating Programme of Thessaly”, project funded by the Regional Operational Programme of Thessaly

2009: Member of the project team, “Technical Consultancy to Intrasoft International SW Company”, Technological Research Center of Thessaly, project funded by Intrasoft International

2008:   Member of the project team, “Project Management Information Systems for the National Documentation Center of Greece”, Technological Research Center of Thessaly,  project funded by the National Documentation Center of Greece, project funded by the “Information Society” national programme

2004-2005:      Member of the project team, project DIOSKOUROI (Human Research Network – Advanced Networking Technologies & Applications), Technological Research Center of Thessaly, project funded by the Greek Secretariat of Research & Technology

2003-2004: Member of the project team, project “Project Management Methodologies for the Regional Operational Programme of Thessaly”, Technological Research Center of Thessaly,  project funded by the Regional Operational Programme of Thessaly

1993-2000: Research Scientist, Educational Software Development Laboratory (ESDLab), Department of Mathematics, University of Patras

1994-1996: Technical Project Manager, Advanced Infomratics Ltd, research project  ESPRIT 8906 OMI CLEAR-Components and Libraries for Embedded Applications in Real-time

1995-1998: Technical Project Manager, Advanced Infomratics Ltd, research project  ESPRIT 20576 OMI TOOLS-Tools for Design and Validation of Embedded Control Systems

1995-1997: Technical Project Manager, Advanced Infomratics Ltd, research project  ESPRIT 20899 OMI ANTICRASH -ANDF Technology in C for reliable safety critical hard real-time systems

1996-1998: Technical Project Manager, Advanced Infomratics Ltd,  research project  ESPRIT 23256 OMI TotEm – Totally Emulated Embedded Systems

1997-1999: Technical Project Manager, Advanced Infomratics Ltd, research project  ESPRIT 23920 OMI SAFE – Safe Ada for Embedded Applications in real-time

1994-1995, Member of the research team/software engineer, “Development of Training Simulator for the Digital Telecommunication System AXE-10  ERICSSON”, project funded by the ΙΝΤRΑCΟΜ company, national programme for Co-financing Research

1998-1999: Responsible for the Computerization of  Air Tactics Center/ Electronic Warfare School, Andravida Air Base, Hellenic Air Force

Scientific / research interests Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, Information Systems, Data Bases, Operating Systems, Project Management, Multi Criteria Decision Making in Requirements Engineering, Educational Methodologies and Techniques, Quality Evaluation in Higher Education, Development of Entrepreneurial Skills
Selected publications K. I. Papageorgiou, K. Poczeta, E. Papageorgiou, V. C. Gerogiannis &  G. Stamoulis, “Exploring Ensemble Methods with Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Neural Networks in Solving Time Series Prediction Problems”, Algorithms, MDPI, Special Issue on “Ensemble Algorithms and Their Applications”, November 2019, 12(11), 235, 2019

V. C. Gerogiannis, E. Rapti, A. Karageorgos & P. Fitsilis, “On Using Fuzzy Linguistic 2-tuples for the Evaluation of Human Resource Suitability in Software Development Tasks”. Advances in Software Engineering, Vol. 2015, Article ID 695873, 15 pages, 2015

M. Tsinidou, V. C. Gerogiannis & P. Fitsilis, “Evaluation of the Factors that Determine Quality in Higher Education. An Empirical Study”, Quality Assurance in Education, Emerald, Vol. 18, Iss. 3, pp. 227 – 244, 2010 (more than 335 citations in Google Scholar:, 3rd most cited paper of all times in the Quality Assurance in Education journal)

V. C. Gerogiannis, A. Kameas & P. Pintelas, “Classification and Comparative Study of High-Level Petri Nets”, Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier, Vol. 43, Iss. 2, November 1998, pp. 133-160

M. Tsoukarellas, V. C. Gerogiannis & K.Economides, “Systematically Testing a Real-Time Operating System”, IEEE Micro Journal, Special Issue on Embedded Control Systems, Vol. 15, Iss. 5, October 1995, pp. 50-60

Courses taught during 2019-20 Systems Analysis and Design (second semester)
Additional information Citations:

Google scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=WFZezDoAAAAJ

Scopus: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=17434231700

Service in conferences:

Chair of the Program Committee, 4th International Conference on Algorithms, Computing and Systems (ICACS 2020), Belin, Germany, September 26-28, 2020

Chair of the Program Committee, 2020 European Symposium on Software Engineering (ESSE 2020), Rome, Italy, April 2-5, 2020

Chair of the Program Committee, 21st Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2017, PCI 2017, TEI of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece, 9/2017

Member of the Program Committee, 2020 IEEE 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications (ICIEA 2020 Europe), Paris, France, 1/2020

Member of the Program Committee, 22nd Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2018, PCI 2018, University of Western Attica, Athens, Greece, 11/2018

Member of the Program Committee, 23rd Panhellenic Conference on Informatics 2019, PCI 2019, University of Nicosia , University of Cyprus & Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 11/2019

Member of the Program Committee, 4th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2014), 1/2014, Bali

Member of the Program Committee, 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM 2015), 3/2015, Dubai

Reviewer in scientific journals and publications:

IEEE Systems Journal, ΙΕΕΕ

IET Software, Journal of the Institute of Engineering and Technology

Knowledge based Systems, Elsevier

Omega, Elsevier

Artificial Intelligence Review Journal, Springer

Symmetry, MDPI

Mathematics, MDPI

Applied Sciences, MDPI

Information, Open Access Journal of Information Science. MDPI

International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making, World Scientific Publishing

International Journal of Business Information Systems, Inderscience

Advances in Software Engineering, Hindawi

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Publications

International Conference on Fuzzy System and Data Mining (FSDM)

IEEE EDUCON – Global Engineering Education

International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM)

Panhellenic Conference on Informatics (PCI)

Research awards, honors & Invited talks in conferences:

Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making”, Mathematics Journal, MDPI

Best paper award, 15th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics, Kastoria, Greece, 2011

Best paper award at the “Project Management” session, 5th International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Operations Management (IEOM 2015), Dubai, UAE, IEEE, 2015

3rd most cited paper of all times in the “Quality Assurance in Education” journal, Emerald Group Publishing Limited (“Evaluation of the Factors that Determine Quality in Higher Education. An Empirical Study”, authors: M. Tsinidou, V. C. Gerogiannis & P. Fitsilis, Quality Assurance in Education, Emerald, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp. 227 – 244, 2010)

Selection of the article entitled “Systematically testing a real-time operating system” (authors: M. Tsoukarellas, V. C. Gerogiannis & K.Economides, IEEE Micro Journal, Special Issue on Embedded Control Systems, October 1995, pp. 50-60) and included in the Collective Volume of Selected Articles entitled “A practical approach to real-time systems: selected readings” (P.A. Laplante Ed., IEEE Computer Society, 2000, pp. 279-289)

Opening invited keynote speech, “Prioritize collectively software requirements based on stakeholders’ evaluations”, 2018 International Conference on Software Engineering and Information Management (ICSIM 2018), January 4-6, 2018, Casablanca, Morocco,

Opening speech, Session “Information Technology & Software Engineering” of the 7th International Conference on Software Technology and Engineering (ICSTE 2015), September 19-20, 2015, Hong Kong

Invited speech, “Handling uncertainty in requirements prioritization”, 18th International SPICE Conference (SPICE 2018) “Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination”, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 9-10 October 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece

Invited keynote speech, “Analysing social networks with Mathematics”, 36th Panhellenic Conference on Mathematics, Greek Society of Mathematics, 1-3 November 2019, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece

Invited keynote Speech “Let’s self-evaluate our entrepreneurial skills”, Conference of the Hellenic Physicists Union, “Physics is Magic”, March 14 – 16/12/2018, University of Western Attica, Athens, Greece.

Invited keynote Speech “Computer Science Education as a Pathway to Innovation: Concepts and Application of Design Thinking”, 17th Panhellenic Conference of the Hellenic Physicists Union, March 15 – 18, 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Invited keynote Speech “Computer Science Education as a Pathway to Innovation: Concepts and Application of Design Thinking”, 17th Panhellenic Conference of Hellenic Physicists Union, March 15 – 18, 2018, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Invited keynote speech, “Educating for innovation: application of the “Design Thinking” method in practice”, 4th International Conference for the Promotion of Educational Innovation, Technological Education Institute of Thessaly, 12 – 14 October 2018, Larissa, Greece

Invited speech, “Social networks in management and leadership”, Workshop “Management & Leadership”, European Union Operation Headquarters, EU-OHQ, 23 October 2018, Larissa, Greece

Invited speech, “Elicitation and evaluation of management skills with the Repertory Grid technique “, Workshop “Contemporary Management Tools in Military Forces ”, European Union Operation Headquarters, EU-OHQ, 23 November 2017, Larissa, Greece