Prof. Panayiotis Alefragis has more than 18 years of experience in software engineering and the design of optimization algorithms for very large scale problems in various application areas. He has coauthored over 35 articles in refereed scientific journals & conference proceedings and he has extensive practical experience by participating in various national and international research projects in the above areas.
His research interests include software engineering, parallel/distributed computing and systems, grid computing, programming languages and compilers, business rules modeling, resource scheduling algorithms, algorithm engineering, integer and combinatorial optimization, wireless / mobile network applications and embedded design optimization. Prof. Alefragis was one of the Founders and the Managing Director of Lyseis Ltd, a specialized software company for optimization software for the airline industry, with clients including, among others, Lufthansa AG and AIMS. From May 2008, has joint the faculty of the Dept. of Telecommunication Systems of the TEI of Mesolonghi. Prof. Alefragis holds a Diploma and a PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering from University of Patras. He is a member of the IEEE and the Engineering Chamber of Greece. He can be contacted by sending an e-mail at alefrag at teimes.gr.