Dr. Dimitris M. Kyriazanos received his Diploma in 2005 and his Ph.D. degree in 2009 both in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. He is an Associate Researcher and the Head of Secure Societies Unit in the Integrated Systems Laboratory group of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos” (NCSRD). He has coordinated and been a key contributor in winning significant European Commission (EC) research grants, most notable being in the challenging areas of airport security (DRS-16-2014), risk based screening at border crossing (SEC-15-BES-2017), having acted successfully in lead positions, including Project Coordinator. He has extensive research work in the context of EC Security Research projects, having participated in more than 14 successfully completed projects since FP6, collaborating constantly with End Users from Civil Protection, Homeland Security and Defence, contributing to the development of a wide range of innovative prototype security management systems, applications and services, while publishing the results of his work in scientific journals, international conferences and book chapters. His research interests include integrated security management and command and control systems, cyber-physical security, risk based security, AI ethics, behaviour analytics and automated decision making, indoor location based services, data fusion, data protection, privacy and ethics by design and other topics.
Appointed by GSRT since June 2019, Dr. Kyriazanos is the Greek Delegate in the H2020 Programme Committee for Secure Societies.