Prof. Theodore S. Papatheodorou passed away on 10/12/2012. You can share your condolences, sympathies and rememberance here.
Prof. T. S. Papatheodorou has held several academic and consolatory
positions since 1969, in the U.S. and Greece. He has been the first Director
of the Computer Technology Institute (CTI, 1985-1990) which he organised
and where he led the Institute's R&D work. He has been a member of
many international scientific committees and he has been awarded international
distinctions for his work. He is the recipient of several large grants.
He has been in charge of many completed and on-going projects in Scientific
Computing, HPC (High Performance Computing), Telematics Applications, (especially
on hypermedia and web based technologies), and Software Engineering. Most
recent involvement include the Informatics Programme of the Hellenic Ministry
of Culture (Hypermedia, network, CD-ROM for Acropolis, CD-ROM for Melina
Merkouri, Distance Education in Culture, the Ulysses web server http://www.culture.gr,
...), ESPRIT Virtual Hypermedia Factory (national coordinator and charge
of various activities including technology assessment) and NANOS (multithreading,
restructuring and parallelising compiler and applications). Currently he
is the Director of the HPC Lab of the University of Patras and serves as
the Technology Consultant to the Minister of Culture.