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George is Vice Rector of Finance & Development and Professor of eBusiness at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece. He has previously worked with the University of the Aegean (Greece) and Brunel University (UK), while he has held visiting posts in universities in the UK, Australia, USA, Finland and Denmark.


In 2001, George founded the ISTLab Wireless Research Center, the first research center in Greece with a focus on mobile business, applications and services, while since 2009 he is the Director of Sociomine, a newly-founded research center with a focus on Social Network Analytics. He has also been elected as academic representative in the Coordinating Committee of the Hellenic Mobile Cluster. 


George has published more than 150 articles in leading journals and international conferences and has authored ten books with Greek and international publishers. His scientific contribution has been acknowledged by the international academic community, as evidenced by the large number of citations (more than 3,000 citations) and the best paper and teaching awards he has received. He serves at the Editorial Board of seven international academic journals and has served at the organizing committees of more than 40 international conferences. From 2003 to 2008, he was Permanent Secretary of the International Conference on Mobile Business, which he organized in Athens in 2010.


His research and teaching interests focus on a) electronic business, emphasizing on the design, development and evaluation of innovative mobile, social networking and business applications, b) simulation modeling, business process modeling and system dynamics, c) social network analytics, focusing on data mining, user modeling and social learning behavior in online social networks and d) ubiquitous and pervasive information systems.

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My Books


Pervasive Information Systems (Advances in Management Information Systems)




Advances in Ubiquitous Computing: Future Paradigms and Directions



Dynamic Fleet Management: Concepts, Systems, Algorithms & Case Studies



Mobile and Wireless Business: Technologies, Applications and Business Issues