Dimitrios Lymberopoulos received the Diploma degree and the PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Patras, Greece, in 1980 and 1988, respectively. In 1989, 1995 and 2001 he was appointed Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor, respectively, in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, Greece. In 2009 he got elected in the position of Professor in the same department. He lectures on communication networks and systems, multimedia communications, and telemedicine services. He has the supervision of 13 completed and in 2 in progress PhD students. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 papers in international journals, conferences, and edited books. He was chairman, committee member and session chairman in many international conferences, and he has been invited as speaker in many conferences. He also serves as a regular reviewer in many international journals and conferences and has participated in more than 40 research and development projects funded by the Greek Government, the European Union and the major Greek telecommunication organizations and industries. His current research interests include medical communication protocols, telemedicine, biology cells communication models, context awareness, ontologies in the medical information domain, next generation networks, Web multimedia services, data management in medical applications and medical communication networks.