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      |previous_posts= Pre-registration Doctor, Limassol Hospital<br>Post-Doctoral, Georg August, Neurophysiology, Univ. of Goettingen<br>Post-Doctoral and Res. Ass. Prof., Univ. of Arizona<br>CEO [[CYBER KIDS]]<br>Manag. Director Ekkotek Ltd.
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      |degrees= Medical Degree<br>PhD (Neurophysiology)<br>MSc (Systems and Industrial Engineering)
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      |fields= Medicine<br>Neurophysiology<br>Systems and Complexity Science<br>Technology and Innovation<br>Education<br>Conflict Resolution<br>Dialogic Design Science
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      |universities= University of Leipzig<br>Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology<br>University of Arizona
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      |specializations= Peace Initiatives, Conflict Resolution, Sociology and Technology.
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      |socioacademic=Work focued on the interface between science, technology and social entrepreneurship
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      |achievements=[[Vitae/Yiannis Laouris/Honors and Awards|See Full List of Awards]]
 
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'''Afonso Ferreira''' is currently seconded as an expert to the [[European Commission]], DG CONNECT, working at the Future & Emerging Technologies unit and with the [[Digital Futures |Digital Futures Task Force]]. He is Directeur de Recherche with the French CNRS and has been the Scientific Coordinator for International Affairs of the CNRS Institute for Computer Sciences INS2I, also conducting scientific work with the INRIA. He has over twenty years of experience in the area of Communication Networks, High Performance Computing, and Algorithms, having published more than 100 papers in the forefront of scientific research. From 2007 to 2010 Dr Ferreira acted as the Head of Science Operations for COST, an intergovernmental initiative for European Cooperation in Science and Technology spanning 36 countries, where he orchestrated all operational aspects related to the more than 200 European-wide multidisciplinary projects run by COST. Lately, Dr Ferreira has been specialising in Innovation Policy, Foresight, and Competitive Intelligence. Afonso collaborated with [[Future Worlds Center]] in the organization of the [[SDDP Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era]] representing the [[Digital Futures |Digital Futures Task Force]] of the [[European Commission]].  
 
'''Afonso Ferreira''' is currently seconded as an expert to the [[European Commission]], DG CONNECT, working at the Future & Emerging Technologies unit and with the [[Digital Futures |Digital Futures Task Force]]. He is Directeur de Recherche with the French CNRS and has been the Scientific Coordinator for International Affairs of the CNRS Institute for Computer Sciences INS2I, also conducting scientific work with the INRIA. He has over twenty years of experience in the area of Communication Networks, High Performance Computing, and Algorithms, having published more than 100 papers in the forefront of scientific research. From 2007 to 2010 Dr Ferreira acted as the Head of Science Operations for COST, an intergovernmental initiative for European Cooperation in Science and Technology spanning 36 countries, where he orchestrated all operational aspects related to the more than 200 European-wide multidisciplinary projects run by COST. Lately, Dr Ferreira has been specialising in Innovation Policy, Foresight, and Competitive Intelligence. Afonso collaborated with [[Future Worlds Center]] in the organization of the [[SDDP Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era]] representing the [[Digital Futures |Digital Futures Task Force]] of the [[European Commission]].  

Revision as of 09:29, 12 November 2013

Yiannis Laouris
Yiannis Laouris
Service type Senior Scientist and Board Member
Previous Key Posts Pre-registration Doctor, Limassol Hospital
Post-Doctoral, Georg August, Neurophysiology, Univ. of Goettingen
Post-Doctoral and Res. Ass. Prof., Univ. of Arizona
CEO CYBER KIDS
Manag. Director Ekkotek Ltd.
Current Post Head of New Media Lab and Chair of Board
Degree(s) Medical Degree
PhD (Neurophysiology)
MSc (Systems and Industrial Engineering)
Field(s) of Study Medicine
Neurophysiology
Systems and Complexity Science
Technology and Innovation
Education
Conflict Resolution
Dialogic Design Science
University(ies) University of Leipzig
Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology
University of Arizona
Specialization(s) Peace Initiatives, Conflict Resolution, Sociology and Technology.
Social/Academic Work focued on the interface between science, technology and social entrepreneurship
Notable Achievements See Full List of Awards




Afonso Ferreira is currently seconded as an expert to the European Commission, DG CONNECT, working at the Future & Emerging Technologies unit and with the Digital Futures Task Force. He is Directeur de Recherche with the French CNRS and has been the Scientific Coordinator for International Affairs of the CNRS Institute for Computer Sciences INS2I, also conducting scientific work with the INRIA. He has over twenty years of experience in the area of Communication Networks, High Performance Computing, and Algorithms, having published more than 100 papers in the forefront of scientific research. From 2007 to 2010 Dr Ferreira acted as the Head of Science Operations for COST, an intergovernmental initiative for European Cooperation in Science and Technology spanning 36 countries, where he orchestrated all operational aspects related to the more than 200 European-wide multidisciplinary projects run by COST. Lately, Dr Ferreira has been specialising in Innovation Policy, Foresight, and Competitive Intelligence. Afonso collaborated with Future Worlds Center in the organization of the SDDP Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era representing the Digital Futures Task Force of the European Commission.


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