Grigoris Nikolaou is Lecturer at the University of West Attica, Department of Industrial Design and Production Engineering (formerly Department of Automation). He received his M.Sc. in Control Systems from the Department of Automatic Control of the University of Sheffield in 1998 and his PhD from the same Department in 2002. He has worked for more than 9 years as a Control Systems engineer on Industrial and Building Automation projects. He participated as Research Associate, in a number of European, British and Greek National research programs.