Dr. Christodoulos Christodoulou is the Managing Coordinator of the SimEA project. Christos completed his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Physical Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, UK. He then moved to Tüebingen, Germany where he worked as a research assistant at the Hertie Institute for brain research. After that, he pursued a PhD in solid-state physics at Humboldt University in Berlin under the supervision of Prof. Norbert Koch. His PhD focused on the interaction between graphene and organic molecules. He then worked as a Postdoctoral researcher at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin (HZB), where he coordinated a bilateral European project and studied the characteristics of novel organic solar cells.

He then transitioned to industry, starting as a Data Engineer at Motionlogic GmbH (Deutsche Telekom), building distributed algorithms using spatiotemporal data. He then led a research and development team at the same company. Finally, he worked as an engineering manager, leading a team of data scientists, analysts and software engineers. He acted as engineering/product manager and relationship manager.