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Dr. Ing. George D. Vardangalos, MBA, PhD

 

Dr. Ing. George D. Vardangalos, MBA, PhD - Senior Fellow of New Westminster College - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Dr. Ing. George D. Vardangalos, MBA, PhD

Dr. Ing. George D. Vardangalos is a Senior Fellow at New Westminster College and has a distinguished record of ethical leadership. He earned his Electrical and Computer Engineering Diploma (1995), PhD in Informatics (2000), and MBA degree (2006) in Risk Management for IT projects from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been a visiting professor at the Panteion University of Athens. His lectures include: Postgraduate Studies Program: Virtual Communities: Socio-Psychological Approaches and Technical Applications in the Department of Psychology.  Title of the Lecture: History and Theory of Virtual Communities. Virtual Cultures.

Dr. Vardangalos serves as the Development Manager at the Research Institute of European and Aamerican Studies in Athens, Greece.   He has been a Research Associate and S/W developer in various European projects (ACTS, ESPRIT and IST) related to communications and informatics (1995-2000). Since 2001 Dr. Vardangalos worked as IT consultant and Technical Manager in various companies for national and European development and research projects (IST- E-CONTENT, FP6, FP7, TACIS, EuropeAid) in the IT sector.

Dr. Vardangalos is an evaluator of investment plans in different programs concerning the private sector for the Greek Ministry of Development and has evaluated numerous investment plans based on the ICT sector.

Dr. Vardangalos has been a Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece since 1996, Member of the Permanent Committee for Insurance Issues of Technical Chamber of Greece, Member of the Pan-Hellenic Union of Dipl. Mechanical/Electrical Engineers, and Member of the Greek Union of Computer and Telecommunications Engineers. He  an independent Investor (since 1996) and Financial Analyst of World Markets.

Dr. Vardangalos’ most recent publications include:

  • Chapter 7: History and Theory of Virtual Communities: Web 2.0 and the Case of Social Networking Services for the book: Virtual Communities and Internet: Socio-Psychological Approaches and technical applications». Kleidarithmos Editions, 2008. ISBN 978-960-461-210-9
  • G.Vardangalos: Web 2.0 and Social Networking Applications, ONLINE Magazine, (Issue 27, July – August 2010, pp. 14-17)
  • G.Vardangalos: Cloud Computing: Appropriate Solution for Businesses?, Kathimerini: Special Editions – The Economist (December 2008 – Issue 58, pp. 18-19)
  • G.Vardangalos: Local Communities: Real People, Real Power, Kathimerini: Special Editions – The Economist (July 2008 – Issue 53, pp. 124-125), 31/7/2008
  • G.Vardangalos: An Intelligent Wireless Environment, Kathimerini: Special Editions – The Economist (September 2007 – Issue 43, page 12), 28/9/2007
  • G.Vardangalos: The Technology of e-Paper, Kathimerini: Special Editions – The Economist (June 2007 – Issue 40, pp. 65-66), 14/6/2007
  • G.Vardangalos: Brain and Happiness, Kathimerini: Special Editions – The Economist (February 2007 – Issue 36, pp. 59-60), 3/2/2007

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Ing. George D. Vardangalos is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

 
 
 
 

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