Michalis E. Zervakis holds a Ph.D degree from the University of Toronto, Department of Electrical Engineering. He is a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Vice Rector at the Technical University of Crete. His research interests include modern aspects of signal and image processing, data mining and pattern recognition, imaging systems and integrated automation systems. Research applications include bioinformatics, biosignal analysis and medical Imaging, biomarker selection from mass genomic data, time-frequency biosignal and EEG characterization, modeling of disease state and progression, as well as cancer research on diagnosis & prognosis. He is coauthor in more than 280 scientific papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He has participated in several national and European research projects and has participated in the scientific committees of several IEEE conferences.