Professor Dr. Lazaros Iliadis

Education
-Ph.D. in EXPERT SYSTEMS from the Lab of Forest Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Ph.D. Thesis Title: Expert Systems Modelling of Forest Fires in Greece.
-M.Sc. Master of Science (February 1995) in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, University of Wales, University College of Swansea (Great Britain). MSc Thesis title: Electronic Circuit Design.
-B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Department of Mathematics School of Positive Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1987).

Positions
-Professor of Applied Informatics in the Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece.
-Part Time Senior Lecturer in the Department of Information and Communication Engineering at the University of Western Makedonia, Greece during the academic years 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08
-Part Time Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Informatics the University of Makedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece during the academic years, 1998-1999, 1999-2000
-Cooperating Consultant Professor in the school of Positive Sciences and Informatics of the Greek Open University Greece from 2000 till now.

Author of Books
-Forest Informatics 1, Papastavrou A., Lefakis P., Iliadis L., Andreopoulou Z, 2000. Editor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
-Forest Informatics 2, Papastavrou A., Lefakis P., Andreopoulou Z., Iliadis L., 2000, Editor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
-Intelligent Information Systems and applications in risk estimation, Iliadis L.2008. ISBN: 978-960-6741-33-3 A. Stamoulis publication, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Book chapters
-L Iliadis, T Betsidou, 2011 “Soft Computing modeling of wild fire Risk Indices: the risk profile of Peloponnesus region in Greece” “E-Agriculture and Rural Development: Global Innovations and Future Prospects” IGI Global Publishers of Science and Technology, Pennsylvania, New York, USA Editor Professor B.M. Maumbe, Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, West Virginia University,USA.
-K Kitikidou, L Iliadis 2011 "Developing neural networks to investigate relationships between air quality and quality of life indicators" "Air Pollution / Book 1" Chapter 11, pp. 245-258 ISBN 979-953-307-228-8 INTECH Editor Mukesh Khare.

Editor in Journals
-Journal Universal Computer Science, Springer
-International Journal of Artificial Intelligence

Guest Editor in Journals
-Information Sciences Informatics and Computer Science Intelligent Systems Applications, University of Alberta Canada, Vol 178, Issue 20, Elsevier Science Science
-Informatics and Computer Science Intelligent Systems Applications, University of Alberta Canada vol 294
-Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, University of California Davis Vol. 70 Issue 2, Elsevier Science
-Neurocomputing, vol 73, Issue 1-3 ISSN: 0925-2312 Elsevier Science
-Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems, Curtin University of Technology, Australia “Special Issue AIAI 2009” Vol 17 Nos 2/3, CRL Publishing ISSN 1472-8915
-Neural Networks, Boston University, USA, Volume 24 issue 8, Elsevier Science
-International Journal of Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT), Vol. 21, No. 4 Wright State University USA World Scientific Publishing Co
-Journal of Engineering Intelligent Systems, CRL Publishings, Australia
-Artificial Intelligence Review, Springer, University of Edinburgh, UK, Vol 42, Issue 3
-Neurocomputing, “Special Issue “Timely Neural Networks Applications in Engineering - Selected Papers from the 12th EANN International Conference” Vol 107

External Advisor
-MSc Data Mining and Knowledge Management, School of Computing and Technology, University of East London

Invited Lecturer
-University of London, Birkbeck College 2009, UK
-University of Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK
-London Metropolitan, UK
-University of East London School of Computing, UK

Co-Organizers of International Conferences
-12th Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations (AIAI'16), 16-18 September 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece
-8th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence Technologies and Applications (ICCCI 2016), September 28-30, 2016, Halkidiki, Greece
-International Neural Network Society (INNS) Conference on Big Data, 23-25 October 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece

Chair – Organizer of International Conferences
-10th Engineering Applications of Neural Networks Conference, September 2007
-5th IFIP AIAI (Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations)International Conference, Thessaloniki, April 2009
-4th HAICTA ICT in Bio and Earth Sciences International Conference, Athens, September 2008
-6th IFIP AIAI (Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations) International Conference, Larnaka Cyprus
-20th ICANN, Thessaloniki, Greece
-12th EANN/7th AIAI 2011 Joint conference, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece
-13th EANN 2012, London, UK
-8th AIAI 2012, Chalkidiki, Greece
-14th EANN 2013, Halkidiki, Greece
-9th AIAI 2013, Pafos, Cyprus
-26th CAiSE 2014, Thessaloniki, Greece
-10th AIAI 2012, Rhodes, Greece
- 16th EANN-MEDI'2015 Conference, 25-28 September 2015, Rhodes, Greece

Main Research Interests
-Forestry and Environmental Applications in
-artificial neural networks
-fuzzy logic and systems modelling – fuzzy 2 type inference systems
-multiagent systems
-expert systems
-machine learning (supervised or unsupervised)
-autonomous agents
-decision support systems
-pattern recognition – classification
-fuzzy clustering

52 Publications in International Scientific Journals Impact Factor, 4 Book Chapters and 83 Publications in International Conferences Proceedings

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