Research associate at the Centre for Security Studies (KEMEA), of the Hellenic Ministry of Citizen Protection
Dr. Vasiliki Mantzana holds a PhD degree in Information Systems (IS) from Brunel University in West London. She is a research associate at the Centre for Security Studies (KEMEA), of the Hellenic Ministry of Citizen Protection, teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and has published books and research papers in internationally refereed journals (CAIS, IJTM, EJIS) as well as international conferences (ECIS, HICSS, AMCIS). In terms of applied research and collaboration with industry, she has close relationships with industry and has experience in the analysis, design, development and management of international and national projects in the areas of Information Systems, e-health, e- government as well as safety and security. She has participated in research and development projects funded by the European Commission, the UK government, the Greek Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity. More specifically, from 2005 she has participated in several projects, such as Virtual Institute for Electronic Government Research (VIEGO), oldeR Employees training on inFOrmation and CommUnication technologies (REFOCUS), Security of Air Transport Infrastructure of Europe (SATIE), SAFEguard of Critical heAlth infrastructure (SAFECARE), Through-foliage detection, including in the outermost regions of the EU (FOLDOUT), Greek Classification/coding of diseases, diagnoses and medical processes’ as well as the ‘National electronic referral and prescribing systems for Greece’.