Nicolas is full professor of Computer Science at the University of Paris South,
Orsay Center, and the head of the database group at the Informatics Research Laboratory
Educated in Greece, Canada and France, he holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering
from the National Technical University of Athens (Greece), a M.Sc. from the University
of Ottawa (Canada), Ph.D. from Carleton University (Canada), and Thèse d'Etat from
the University of Paris South (France).
Prior to 1983, he has worked for IBM in Greece, for Bell-Northern Research and the
Federal Department of Communications in Canada, and for INRIA, the University of
Orleans and the National Research Council (CNRS) in France.
He is the author of over 120 publications in international conferences and journals
and his current research interests include conceptual modelling, information integration,
digital libraries and information personalization.