Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras is an expert in advanced computer science and information management, editor, lecturer, and research consultant, with extensive experience in academia and the business sector in Europe, Saudi Arabia and Asia. Dr. Lytras is Research Professor at Deree College – The American College of Greece and serves as Distinguished Scientist at the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Visiting scholar in Effat University, KSA. Dr. Lytras is a world-class expert in the fields of AI, cognitive computing, information systems, technology enabled innovation, social networks, computers in human behavior, and knowledge management. In his work, Dr. Lytras seeks to bring together and exploit synergies among scholars and experts committed to enhancing the quality of healthcare for all.

He serves as the Editor in Chief of the International Journal on Semantic Web and Information Systems, http://www.igi-global.com/ijswis (Indexed in ISI, latest Impact Factor: 1.5)

He has served as leading guest (co)-editor of 85 special issues in peer reviewed International Journals most of them indexed in ISI,  (e.g. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Transactions on Education, World Wide Web Journal, Computers in Human Behaviour, Information Systems Management, IJ of Engineering Education, Journal of Universal Computer Science, Journal of Knowledge Management, British Journal on Education Technology, Behavior and Information Technology, International Review on Open and Distributed Learning, Mobile Information Systems, Electronic Government, etc).

He has (co)authored/[co-]edited 70 books in International publishers, Springer, Elsevier, IGI-Global, Emerald  [e.g Applying Big Data Analytics in Bioinformatics and Medicine, Computational Methods and Algorithms for Medicine and Optimized Clinical Practice, Innovation in Health Informatics: A Smart Healthcare Primer (Next Generation Technology Driven Personalized Medicine And Smart Healthcare)Cases on Open-Linked Data and Semantic Web Applications,  Information Systems, E-learning, and Knowledge Management Research, Trends and Effects of Technology Advancement in the Knowledge Society, Knowledge Management and Drivers of Innovation in Services Industries, Semantic Web Personalization and Context Awareness: Management of Personal Identities and Social Networking,  Knowledge Management, Information Systems, E-Learning, and Sustainability Research, Electronic Globalized Business and Sustainable Development Through IT Management: Strategies and Perspectives, Technology Enhanced Learning: Quality of Teaching and Educational Reform, The China Information Technology Handbook, Web 2.0: The Business Model, Progressive Concepts for Semantic Web Evolution: Applications and Developments, Best Practices for the Knowledge Society. Knowledge, Learning, Development and Technology for All, Social Web Evolution: Integrating Semantic Applications and Web 2.0 Technologies, Emerging Topics and Technologies in Information Systems, Visioning and engineering the knowledge society – A web science perspective, Knowledge Networks: The Social Software Perspective, Emerging Technologies and Information Systems for the Knowledge Society, The Open Knowledge Society: A Computer Science and Information Systems Manifesto, Knowledge Management Strategies: A Handbook of Applied Technologies, Technology Enhanced Learning: Best Practices, Semantic Web Engineering in the Knowledge Society, The Semantic Web: Real-World Applications from Industry. Semantic Web and Beyond, Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge and Learning Management: Semantics, Social Networking and New Media to Their Full Potential, Semantic Web-Based Information Systems: State-of-the-Art Applications, Intelligent Learning Infrastructures for Knowledge Intensive Organizations: A Semantic Web Perspective].


He has participated in more than 30+ R&D projects, and recently he seeks collaborations in the Domains of Smart Cities and Personalized Medicine.

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