Prof. Nicos Komninos
Nicos Komninos is a researcher and author in the field of intelligent and smart cities. His research focuses on intelligent (smart) cities, connected intelligence, and systems of innovation.
He has authored the trilogy “Intelligent Cities: Innovation, knowledge systems and digital spaces” (Routledge 2002), “Intelligent Cities and Globalisation of Innovation Networks” (Routledge 2008), and “The Age of Intelligent Cities: Smart Environments and Innovation-for-all Strategies” (Routledge 2014). He has also guest-edited seven special issues of academic journals on smart cities and urban innovation. His more recent books are “Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era: Integrating technologies, platforms and governance” (Edward Elgar, 2019), and “Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence: Platforms, ecosystems and network effects ” (Routledge 2020).
He is a professor emeritus at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and director of URENIO Research. He holds a master’s degree in Architecture-Engineering from Aristotle University, post-graduate studies in Semantics, and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Research from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales (EHESS Paris).
Other interests include cycling and mountain biking, hiking, pulp and noir movies, and fiction literature.
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