Programme Director

Dr. Christodoulos Efstathiades

Dr. Christodoulos Efstathiades is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Limassol, Department of Information Technology. He has held positions both in academia and industry in the fields of Data Management, Data Science and Analytics. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), a MSc in Networked Computer Systems from University College London (UCL) and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus. His PhD was fully funded by a Marie Curie fellowship.

He had worked as a Data Analytics Engineer at the Bank of Cyprus and as a Technology Consultant and Data Engineer at EY Cyprus. He has been a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the European University Cyprus and has also taught at the University of Cyprus.
Dr. Efstathiades has also been an academic member of the Center of Excellence in Risk and Decision Sciences (CERIDES) where he had worked on various R&D projects.

He held R&D appointments at the Institute for the Management of Information Systems of the “Athena” Research Center, at NTUA as a Marie Curie Fellow, at George Mason University (USA) and at the University of Cyprus, where he has worked extensively on National and European projects in the areas of Big Data management and Analysis and the application of data mining and machine learning in other sciences.

His current research interests lie in the areas of database systems and geospatial data management for big data, genomic data science and the application of data mining and machine learning in other sciences.

Resident Faculty

  • Dr. Andreas Artemiou, Professor, PhD in Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, 2010
  • Dr. Andrey Afanasiev, Associate Professor, PhD Finance, Institute of Economics RAS, Ph.D. Mathematics Steklov Mathematical Institute, 1993
  • Dr. Christodoulos Efstathiades, Assistant Professor, PhD in Computer Science, Databases – Data Science Data Management and Analytics, National Technical University of Athens, 2016
  • Dr. Snezana Eminidou, Assistant Professor, PhD Economics, University of Cyprus, 2019
  • Dr. Stathis Hadjidemetriou, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Computer Science, Columbia University, 2002
  • Dr. Theodore Panayotou, Professor, PhD Economics, University of British Columbia, 1978
  • Dr. Theodosis Mourouzis, Associate Professor, Ph.D. Information Security, UCL, University of London, 2014
  • Dr. Yiannis Filippopoulos, Associate Professor, PhD Computer & Networks Engineering University of Thessaly, 2012

Visiting Faculty

  • Dr. Stylianos Kampakis, Assistant Professor, PhD Computer Science, University College London, 2016
    Mr. Andreas Solomou, Lecturer, MBA Kingston University, PMP Project Management Institute (USA), 2012
  • Dr. Panayiotis Jacovides, Lecturer, MSc in International Management at KEDGE Business School – Marseille, 2011
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