Yiannis Salmatzidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Yiannis Salmatzidis is the Technical Manager of the Information Technology Centre of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. The IT Center of AUTH is responsible for all network & computing infrastructure, the IT services of the university and the IT Helpdesk. Its activities cover planning, development, procurement, management, security and maintenance of ICT resources. It continuously innovates its infrastructure and provides services that expand teaching and learning, provides computing resources to enable research, supports the administrative needs of the academic community, and maintains a secure and reliable ICT infrastructure 24×7. The Aristotle University is the largest university in Greece. Approximately 60K undergrad and postgrad students study at AUTH.

He graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, with major in Control Systems from University of Maryland at College Park, USA. He is a Graduate Fulbright Fellow, a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Technical Chamber of Greece.