Themis Kutsuras

Themistoklis Kutsuras is founder and CTO of OpenIT. He conducted his undergraduate and graduate studies (MSc) in the Computer Science Department, University of Crete (Greece). He was research assistant at University of Crete and FORTH-ICS working on ontologies and Active XML. He worked in many Greek and EU funded research projects as software developer like Elearning for Omogenia. Current research interests are on web services, mobile applications and Service Science and Engineering.
Research Interests
  • Web services
  • Mobile applications
  • eLearning systems
  • Service Science and Engineering
Projects
  • ECHO (2013-2015)
  • “Bilateral R&D Cooperation between Germany – Greece, 2013 – 2015” project within the Operational Programme “Competitiveness and Enterpreneurship”, whose objective is to Enhance Chronic patients’ Health Online by integrating a solution that:
    - Connects chronic patients to their physicians through a cloud infrastructure and online ser-vices, and a mobile application (Chronic Online), thereby enabling regular monitoring of patients and avoidance of medical emergencies.
    - Proposes a new, sustainable and innovative business model that provides at low cost and at significant savings to the national health system, a preventive health service for chronic patients, by combining human medical expertise with state-of-the-art online service delivery based on cloud computing, SOA, data analytics and mobile applications.
    [ http://chroniconline.eu/ ]

  • Elearning for Omogenia (2011-2014)
  • National Strategic Reference Framework 2007-2013 project, whose objective was to enhance and improve the learning of the Greek language to primary and secondary students of Greek origin as well as non-Greek speaking students who live and study abroad by providing a Moodle-based Learning Management System encapsulated through a graphically enriched navigation system.
    [ Elearning for Omogenia ]

    Publications
    Conference Paper:
    Building a Moodle frontend for Greek language learning
    Nikolaou C. · Skouradaki M. · Kampouraki M. · Kutsuras T. · Koutras G. · Psycharaki A ·
    7th ICODL, Athens, Greece; 11/2013

    Conference Paper:
    Building a Moodle frontend for Greek language learning
    Skouradaki M. · Nikolaou C. · Kampouraki M. · Koutras G. · Kutsuras T. · Damanakis M. · Chatzidaki A. · Spantidakis J. · Hourdakis A. · Chatzipanagiotidou A. · Kourtis-Kazoullis V ·
    1st Moodle Conference Proceedings, Heraklion, Crete, Greece; 09/2012

    Conference Paper:
    Alleviating the Sparsity Problem of Collaborative Filtering Using Trust Inferences
    Manos Papagelis · Dimitris Plexousakis · Themistoklis Kutsuras ·
    Trust Management, Third International Conference, iTrust 2005, Paris, France, May 23-26, 2005, Proceedings; 05/2005