Μελέτες 2012 - Επιστημονική Επιτροπή Αξιολόγησης
Επιστημονική επιτροπή αξιολόγησης του Προγράμματος "Επιστημονικές Μελέτες 2012"
Κώστας Γαβρόγλου, Καθηγητής Ιστορίας των Επιστημών, Εθνικό και Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών
Γιάννης Ιωαννίδης, Καθηγητής Πληροφορικής, Εθνικό και Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών
Φοίβη Κουντούρη, Αναπληρώτρια Καθηγήτρια Οικονομικών, Οικονομικό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών
Δημήτρης Λουκόπουλος, Ομότιμος Καθηγητής, Εθνικό και Καποδιστριακό Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών
Μπάμπης Σαββάκης, Καθηγητής Μοριακής Βιολογίας και Μοριακής Γενετικής, Ιατρική Σχολή, Πανεπιστήμιο Κρήτης
Σύντομα Βιογραφικά των Μελών της Επιτροπής
Kostas Gavroglu studied physics and received his B.A (Lancaster University), M.Phil. (Cambridge University) and Ph.D (Imperial College). His doctorate in 1974 was on theoretical aspects of elementary particle physics. He taught at the State University of New York at Long Island, the University of Patras and, then, at the National Technical University of Athens. Since 1994 he is professor of history of science at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science (DHPS) at the University of Athens. He has been a visiting professor at the DHPS of Harvard University, Boston University, Cambridge University, and Istanbul Technical University. He was elected as a research fellow at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Pennsylvania and at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science at MIT. He has been scientific coordinator of a number of research projects funded by the European Union, the European Science Foundation, the Greek State and private foundations. He is also Director of the Laboratory of the Electronic Processing of Historical Archives and President of the Governing Body of the Historical Archive of the University of Athens. He is currently a co-editor of the series in history and philosophy science by Springer Publishers, editor of the series in history of science by Crete University Publishers and serves on the editorial boards of several journals in the history of science. He has published a number of books and articles in the history of physical chemistry, the history of quantum chemistry, the history of artificial cold and on issues related with the appropriation of the scientific ideas and practices by the European periphery from the 18th century.
Dr. Yannis Ioannidis is a Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. He received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, his MSc in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University, and his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of California-Berkeley. Before joining the University of Athens, he was on the faculty of the Department of Computer Sciences of the University of Wisconsin-Madison for eleven years. His research interests include database and information systems, personalization and social networks, data infrastructures and digital libraries & repositories, scientific systems and workflows, eHealth systems, and human-computer interaction, topics on which he has published over one hundred articles in leading journals and conferences. He also holds three patents. Dr. Ioannidis is a recipient of the "Presidential Young Investigator Award" in USA, the Very Large Databases "10-Year Best Paper Award", and of several awards for teaching excellence, including the nation-wide "Xanthopoulos-Pneumatikos Award for Outstanding Academic Teaching" in Greece. He has been a (co-)principal investigator in over thirty research projects funded by government agencies (USA, Europe, Greece) or private industry. He is currently an Associate Editor of Information Systems and Journal of Digital Libraries. Dr Ioannidis is a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and currently serves a 4-year term as Chair of the Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on the Management Of Data.
Dr. Phoebe Koundouri holds a PhD (2000), MSc (1996) and MPhil (1995) in Economics from the University of Cambridge. She is Associate Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business and Director of the Research Team on Socio-Economic and Environmental Sustainability (RESEES, http://www.aueb.gr/users/koundouri/resees/). Before, she was Lecturer A at the University of Cambridge (1996-1999) and University College London (1999-2000), Lecturer B at the University of Reading (2000-2005), Assistant Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business (2005-2011) and visiting Professor at Université Toulouse 1 Sciences Sociales, the Cyprus Institute and University of California, Berkeley. Her main research interests are Environmental and Natural Resources Economics and Econometrics. She has published ten books and more than two hundred articles in leading academic journals and edited volumes. She is a highly cited author in her scientific field and is currently associate editor and editorial board member in twelve academic journals. She has coordinated and/or participated in more than 40 international and national research projects and is an advisor to the World Bank, OECD, European Commission, EBRD, UN, NATO, FAO, WHO, and various national governments. She has organized a number of international conferences, given public and academic lecturers all over the world, and received scholarships and prizes from various academic associations, institutions and foundations. In 2012 she was elected Council Member of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE, www.eaere.org).
Dr. Dimitris Loukopoulos is Emeritus Professor of Medicine of the University of Athens, where he has served from 1970 to 2002, passing through all steps of the academic hierarchy, from that of lecturer to that of Professor of Medicine and Department Head. At present he functions as President of the Governing Committee of the University of Central Greece and as collaborating scientist and chief of the Hematology Laboratory at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens. Dr. Loukopoulos received his medical degree in 1958 from the University of Athens and specialized in Hematology at the University of Paris and Utah. He has also been named Visiting Lecturer in Pediatrics at the Harvard Medical School. He has received a number of international and national scholarships and fellowship appointments. He has been actively involved in patient care, graduate and postgraduate medical education as well as in research. The latter has been funded by several international and national organisations. His research interests have initially included the immunoglobulins, the HLA-antigens and the metabolism of copper in erythropoiesis. However, over the past 30 years his research and activity focused in the field of Thalassemia and the Hemoglobinopathies, covering both the underlying pathophysiology and molecular biology as well as their epidemiology, premarital screening and prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Loukopoulos has been granted the title of “Officier de l'Ordre du Merite” by the French Government, and an “Award of the Academy of Athens”.
Babis Savakis is Professor of Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics at the Medical School of the University of Crete and President and Scientific Director of the Biomedical Sciences Research Centre "Alexander Fleming". He studied at the Medical School of the University of Athens, received a PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from Harvard University and conducted post-doctoral research at Cambridge University. From 1984 to 2009 he was Adjunct Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (IMBB-FoRTH). His research interests focus mainly on genetic engineering of insects of importance to man and on functional genomic analysis in Drosophila and in mammals, with the use of transposable genetic elements. Prof. Savakis is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization. He was appointed President of the Greek National Organization for Medicines EOF (2003-2004). A member of the People Advisory Group of the European Commission since 2003, he has served on several research evaluation and research policy bodies in Greece and abroad. He has been Vice Chair of the National Research and Technology Council of Greece, Chairman of the Scientific Council for Biology and Biotechnology of the National Research and Technology Council of Greece, Senior Advisor to the President of the European Research Council (ERC), and Chairman of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Council.