Thanasis Vergoulis is a Scientific Associate at IMSI - "Athena" RC. He received his diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the Univ. of Patras and his PhD from NTU of Athens, under the supervision of Prof. Timos Sellis. He has been involved in several EU and national R&D projects and his research interests consist of data management, bioinformatics, cloud computing, research analytics and data mining. He has published more than 20 articles in international journals and conference proceedings counting more than 2,700 citations (h-index: 11, h10-index 12 according to Google Scholar). Finally, he has academic experience teaching as an adjunct lecturer at the Univ. of Peloponnese (and, in the past, at the Univ. of Patras).