Nicos Maglaveras received the diploma in electrical engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.), Greece, in 1982, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering & computer science with an emphasis in biomedical engineering from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He is currently a Professor and Director at the Lab of Medical Informatics, A.U.Th. He is head of the graduate program in medical informatics at A.U.Th, and is a collaborating researcher with the Center of Research and Technology Hellas, the Institute of Applied Biosciences (CERTH-INAB). His current research interests include nonlinear biological systems simulation, cardiovascular engineering, biomedical informatics, ehealth, AAL, personalised health, biosignal analysis, medical imaging, CDSS and neurosciences. He has published more than 300 papers in peer reviewed international journals, books and conference proceedings. He has developed graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of (bio)medical informatics, biomedical signal processing, physiology and biological systems simulation. He has served as a Reviewer in CEC AIM, ICT and DGRTD-HEALTH technical reviews and as reviewer, associate editor and editorial board member in a number of international journals, and participated as Coordinator or Core Partner in over 35 national and EU-funded competitive research projects attracting more than 10 MEUROs in funding. He has served as president of the EAMBES in 2008-2010. Dr. Maglaveras has been a member of the IEEE, AMIA, the Greek Technical Chamber, the New York Academy of Sciences, the CEN/TC251, and Eta Kappa Nu.