Petros Vlachopoulos has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Patras and a Ph.D. from Kent State University, USA. He worked as a Research Associate at the University of Patras, as a Teaching Assistant at Kent State University, as a Research Scientist at the Battelle Memorial Institute – Systems Engineering Department, as a Research Engineer at the Institute of Computer Technology, as an Engineer at the Institute of Biomedical Technology, as a Teaching Assistant Professor (407/80) in Information Systems Management at the University of Patras, as a Visiting Professor at TEI Patras and as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Industrial Systems. He was elected Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering of TEI Patras and was Head of the Digital Systems Laboratory. He served as Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering of TEI Patras, member of the Research Committee, Scientific Officer of the Hellenic Chamber of Education of the Foundation, as well as Director of the Centre for Technological Research of Patras. He was Project Manager in operational programs of the Information Society, as well as in the epaek program. He participated in numerous research projects and was a member of the Board of Directors of GUnet. Today he serves as Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Peloponnese.