photo bakas2  Dr. Nikolaos Bakas holds a Ph.D. in Engineering, with an emphasis on Computational Optimisation, an Msc. in Computational Mechanics, and a Bachelor in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He has been a Lecturer and Research Projects coordinator at Neapolis University Pafos, and Software Engineer at π-systems S.A. He had also founded and managed a lifelong training organization for engineers with more than 5000 trainees in five years. He pursued research in numerical methods and machine learning algorithms, in a variety of thematic areas in Academia and Industry, for data analysis, predictive modeling, numerical optimization, quantitative insights, clustering, and analysis of literature.