Christos Schizas

ABOUT / Christos Schizas

Professor at Computer Science Department, Univeristy of Cyprus
Director of the Computational Intelligence Lab (CIL) and Co-director of the eHealth Lab

Prof. Christos N. Schizas (male) is Professor with the Dep. of Computer Science and Co-Director of the eHealth Lab, and Director of the Computational Intelligence Lab (CIL). He has 35 years of experience in information systems development with more emphasis on eHealth, computational intelligence, medical H2020 WIDESPREAD 2014 1 67 diagnosis, medical informatics, biosignal analysis, intelligent, and more recently in brain activity modeling with emphasis on attention.

Received the B.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from the University of London, UK, in 1978, the M.B.A degree from the University of Indianapolis, Indiana, in1988, and the Ph.D. degree in systems theory from the University of London in 1981. He received the 1979 William Lincoln Shelley award from the University of London for excellence in research, and a Fulbright fellowship for collaborative research in the USA in 1993. He was a Fellow of the IEE, Fellow of the British Computer Society and Senior Member of the IEEE. He edited conference proceedings and served as associate editor of the journal Technology and Health Care, area editor of the journal IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine, and member of the editorial board of the journal of Intelligent Systems. He was Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of London, and Professor of Computer Information Systems at the University of Indianapolis. Since 1991 he has been with the Dep. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, where he served as Interim Chair, Member of the Senate, and Vice Rector.

He has taken part in European Commission initiatives for promoting the Information Society, especially the Euro-Mediterranean partnership. He has been a member of the Committee, formed by the Minister of Communications and Works in 1996 for establishing the Information Society in Cyprus, and member of the advisory committee of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for promoting High Technology in Cyprus. Advisor to the Cyprus Ministry of Health; coordinator of a team of experts that prepared the tender document and evaluated the proposals for the Health Information System in Cyprus. Participated in the eHealth Week, Ministerial meeting – Dublin 2013 as National Representative and invited speaker at the eHealth Forum, Ministerial meeting – Athens 2014. He lectures the course on eHealth at a master’s level, and at the Schools of Medicine (UCY).

Call: H2020-WIDESPREAD-01-2016-2017 (Teaming Phase 2)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 739578

This project has received funding from the Government of the Republic of Cyprus through the Directorate General for the European Programmes, Coordination and Development.