NellyLeligou is currently (from Oct. 2017) assistant professor at University of West Attica. From 2007-2017, she acted as associate professor at Technological Educational Institute of StereaEllada. Her research interests lie mainly in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies including a) routing protocols and trust management in Wireless Sensor Networks, b) control plane technologies in broadband networks including HFC, PON, WDM metro and core networks and c) industrial, embedded and network system design and development. Currently she is working on block-chain technologies, IoT enabled systems and gamification for various application sectors including social innovation, education and participatory approaches. She is the scientific coordinator of the H2020-ASSET project. Her research results have been published in more than 100 scientific journals and conferences. She has participated in several EU-funded ACTS, IST, ICT and H2020 research projects in the above areas. She also acts as evaluator for H2020 proposals. She is also a visiting professor at the Hellenic Open University.