Athanasios DRIGAS

Research Director
Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications
N.C.S.R. "Demokritos"
Coordinator & Founder of Net Media Lab


1985 - 1999

Operational Manager

Operational manager of Greek Academic network ARIADNE.

2013 - 2015

Project Coordinator

Coordinator of Several International & National Projects, in the fields of ICTs – Telecoms, e-services (elearning, e-psychology, e-government, e-inclusion, e-culture, e-business etc). (In Greece, UK, France, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Cyprus, Romania, etc). He has coordinated more than 45 Projects Internationally & Nationally.

2010 - 2013

Published Author

He has published more than 200 (60 Journals) international & national articles in ICTs, 8 books, 25 educational CD-ROMs, & several patents.

2010 - 2013

Member of National & International Committees

Since 1985 he has been member in several International & National committees for design and coordination Network & ICT services & activities in National and European Level and to entities such as the Hellenic Parliament, the Ministry of Development, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Information Society, General Secretariat for Research and Technology, General Secretariat for Youth, General Secretariat for Communications, General Secretariat for Civil Protection, General Secretariat for Public Works, etc.

About Me

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PhD in Cognitive Science (Memory & Resource Management in Computer Networks)


M.S.c. Electrical Engineering in Info & Comms Technologies


Diploma in Psychology

2010 - 2013

Receiver of Distinctions & Awards

He has received several distinctions & awards (National & European) for his scientific work (articles, projects, patents). (National Innovation Award for quantum cryptography patent 2004, European distinction 2002 for SolWin Project (Solar &Wind), European distinction 2007 for Dedalos Project (for people with hearing disabilities), NASA selection of 2 articles 2006, The National Council on Disability of USA included article in 2006 Report to USA President (Empowerment for Americans with Disabilities), article in a policy report by the Australian Government, article in a study about e-government in India, European e-learning distinction in 2010, one article in an essay of USA ACADEMY of EDUCATION 2013, article in a study of UK Essays for E-Government, 2014.