Manolis Tsiknakis received a B.Eng. in Electric and Electronic Engineering, in 1983, a M.Sc. in Microprocessor Engineering, in 1985, and a Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Bradford, U.K., in 1989. From February 1992 until January 2012 he has been with the Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Greece, as a Principal Researcher and Head of the Center of eHealth Technologies. He is currently a Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the Department of Informatics Engineering, Technological Educational Institute of Crete and a visiting researcher at FORTH/ICS.
Prof Tsiknakis led the effort for the design and implementation of HYGEIAnet, the regional health informatics network of Crete, an eEurope award winner in 2002 and was FORTH’s best applied research award winner in 2003. He has published extensively −over 200 papers− in refereed scientiﬁc journals and conferences on issues related to the application of innovative ICT in the domain of clinical and translational research, care and wellness management.
His current research interests include biomedical informatics and engineering; service oriented SW architectures and their application in biomedicine; affective computing; approaches for semantic health data integration; smart eHealth and mHealth service platforms.