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Dr Angelos Michalas (b. 1965 in Athens Greece) holds a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics (1989) from the University of Crete and an M.Eng. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2011) from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). He studied Information Technology at postgraduate level in Queen Mary College - University of London and received the M.Sc. degree in 1991. He studied Distributed and Parallel Systems at postgraduate level and received the M.Sc. degree in 1992 from the same university. In 2003 he received his Ph.D. degree in Communications Systems from the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the NTUA.

Dr. Michalas is a Professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Western Macedonia (UOWM). From May 2019 to August 2020 was a Professor of the Department of Informatics of the UOWM. From March 2007 to May 2019 was a Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the Technological Education Institute of Western Macedonia and he has been appointed head of the Department from September 2011 to December 2017.

From 2008 he is the director of the laboratory of Telecommunications, Networks and Distributed Systems. From 2015 is the director of the MSc Programme “Modern Information Technologies and Services” co-organized from the Department of Informatics of the UOWM and the Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus.

His research interests focus on the design and performance evaluation of wired and wireless networks, telecommunication management systems, Quality of Service/Quality of Experience, advanced distributed network services, VANETS and Cloud Computing. Dr Michalas is the author of several peer-reviewed publications in these areas and serves as technical program committee member and as a reviewer in a number of international conferences. He is a member of scientific unions including the IEEE, the ACM, the Technical Chamber of Greece and also a member of the scientific forums Net!Works, and Web Intelligence Consortium Research Center in Greece.

Director of Telecommunications, Networks and Distributed Systems Laboratory and Director of Joint Postgraduate Studies Programme (J.P.P.S.) in  "Modern Information Technologies and Services", since 2015.