Department of Computer Science
University of Cyprus

Affiliation: University of Cyprus (CS)
Email: schizas@ucy.ac.cy

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 diagnosis, medical informatics, biosignal analysis, intelligent, and more recently in brain activity modelling 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 inviterd 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).  In August 2015 he has been appointed as personal advisor to the Cyprus Minister of Health on all eHealth matters, especially in proposing the road map for implementing the National Health System and monitoring its steps. In April 2016 he has been appointed by the President of the Republic of Cyprus as Presidential Counselor for eHealth and matters related to the national health system reform.

 

Constantinos Pattichis

Constantinos Pattichis

University of Cyprus

Christos Schizas

Christos Schizas

University of Cyprus (CS)