Ioannis P. Vlahavas, Professor
Department of Informatics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
54124 Thessaloniki - Greece
Tel: +30-231-0998145 - Fax: +30-231-0998362


Skype: ioannis.vl



Η σελίδα στα


  • Born in Thessaloniki, Greece.


  • B.Sc. degree in Physics at the University of Thessaloniki GR (1982)
  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at the University of Thessaloniki (1988).


  • Professor in the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki  (2003 - today)
  • Visiting professor at Purdue University, Indiana, USA (1st semester of 1997)
  • Director of PLaSE Lab (Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • Director of the Joint Postgraduate Course in «Informatics and Management», (since 2005) 
    of the Departments of Informatics and Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Member of the steering committee of the Dept. of Bioinformatics, Univ. of Sterea Ellada (2006-2011).
  • Member of the National Council of Research and Technology (ESET), 2008-2011.
  • Member of the National Council for Electronic Commerce, 2006-2008.
  • Chair of the Board of the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (EETN), 2011-2012.
  • Chair of the Dept. of Informatics at the Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki (2003-2005 & 2013-today)
  • Member of the steering committee of the International Hellenic University of Greece and Dean of the School of Science and Technology , since 2007.

Courses - Research interests - Projects

Scientific Activities


  • "The Programming Language Pascal", 1st edition, 1991 (in Greek)
  • "Parallel Object-Oriented and Active Knowledge Base Systems", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998
  • "Parallel and Constraint Logic Programming", Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998
  • "Intelligent Techniques for Planning", IDEA Group Publishing, 20
  • "Artificial Intelligence for Advanced Problem Solving Techniques ", IDEA-Group Publishing, 2008.
  • "Artificial Intelligence", 3rd edition, 2011 (in Greek)


  • Author or co-author of more than 255 articles. For a complete list, please visit Publications/year or Publications/type.
  • Number of citations more than 1.730. For a comlete list please visit Citations .
    • (Google Scholar gives a number of 3.750 citations and an h-index of 30). Click here.


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Last Update: April/2014