He is currently Professor with the Department of Computer Science of the University of Cyprus. His research interests include ehealth and mhealth, medical imaging, biosignal analysis, life sciences informatics, and intelligent systems. He has published 78 refereed journal and 186 conference papers, and 27 chapters in books in these areas. He is Co-Editor of the books M-Health: Emerging Mobile Health Systems, and of the Ultrasound and Carotid Bifurcation Atherosclerosis, published by Springer in 2006, and 2012 respectively. He was Guest Co-Editor of 11 journal Special Issues including the more recent ones on Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Health Informatics, and Citizen Centered e-Health Systems in a Global Health-care Environment, of the IEEE Trans. on Information Technology in Biomedicine. He was General Co-Chairman of the IEEE 12th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering (BIBE2012), and the IEEE Information Technology in Biomedicine (ITAB09). Moreover, he serves as Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE EMBS, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. He is a Fellow of IET, and Senior Member of IEEE.