Panagiotis D. Bamidis is an Assistant Professor at the Medical IT Laboratory of the Medical School at AUTh and a member of the Medical Training Office of the Medical School. He has undertaken research at the Weizman Institute of Science (Israel), the Jülich Research Centre (Germany), the University of Newcastle, the University of Sheffield and the Open University (England), while he has taught at various Universities in Greece, at both under-graduate and postgraduate level. He has the scientific responsibility for 10 research programmes, he coordinates two of them at a pan-European level, and he has participated in various other research programmes, either national or European. He has served as Chairman of the International Conferences SAN2011, MEDICON2010, 6th GASMA/IAA, iSHIMR2005, iSHIMR2001, while he has has organized a series of meetings in the context of international conferences and programmes. His research interests focus on the applications of medical IT, educational technology and Internet technologies in medical training, the management of medical information and the organization/interlinking of health services, human- machine interfaces, and the study of emotions through applied neuroscience, in supporting and training individuals/groups with special needs, as well as analysing bio-signals and the development of bio-sensors. He has published more than 130 papers in journals and conference minutes, while he is a reviewer for more than 12 journals with Guest Editor duties for 10 special issues of some of them. He is a member of various scientific committees and an alternate member on the Board of the Alexander Innovation Zone of Thessaloniki. In November 2009 he was awarded the AUTh Excellence Prize for his research activity as a Teaching Staff member-young researcher in projects receiving funding.