Panagiotis Kouros received the Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1990. He has been working for over 20 years in the industry as a consultant for QMS, MIS and Costing Systems. He is a member of Technical Chamber of Greece. In 2013, he received the MSc Degree in Information Systems from the Hellenic Open University. His current research is focused on Object-Oriented Design Optimization by using Heuristic Search Algorithms.

Research Area: Search-based Software Engineering, Object-Oriented Design Optimization and Software Evolution Analysis

Supervisor: Alexander Chatzigeorgiou

e-mail: pkouros [at]