Dr Nearchos Paspallis

Dr Nearchos Paspallis is a former Fulbright Scholar, specializing in mobile and distributed computing. He is an Associate Professor of Computing at UCLan Cyprus and the Deputy Head of the School of Sciences. He holds a BEng in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras (2001), an MSc in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2002), and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus (2009). Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, since 2014.

He participates to multiple EU and nationally funded projects, including FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020, Erasmus+, and others. He is also the founder of Code Cyprus (https://codecyprus.org) a yearly event which aims at “organizing fun, entertaining and educating events [with a goal of] promoting the value and beauty of computer programming to teenagers in Cyprus and beyond”.

In his capacity as Resident Expert at the non-profit organisation ICLAIM, Dr Paspallis supports the centre in relation to computing and software technology, as an enabler for achieving ICLAIM’s mission.

Nearchos’ academic profile is available at: https://nearchos.github.io.