Dr. Nikolaos Bassiliades received the PhD degree in parallel knowledge base systems from the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1998.
He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His research interests include knowledge-based systems, rule systems, agents, and the semantic Web.
He has published more than 100 papers in journals, conferences, and books, and coauthored an international book on parallel, object-oriented, and active knowledge-based systems and a Greek book on artificial intelligence. He was on the Program Committee of more than 45 and on the Organizational Committee of 5 conferences / workshops.
He has been involved in several projects concerning knowledge based systems, intelligent agents, e-learning, web services, semantic web, rules, ontologies, etc., leading 7 of them. He is a member of the Board of the Greek Artificial Intelligence Society, a director of RuleML, Inc., and also a member of the Greek Computer Society, the IEEE, and the ACM. (personal page: http://lpis.csd.auth.gr/people/nbassili/)