Portrait of Dr Georgios Bargiannis Dr Georgios Bargiannis

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Georgios Bargiannis (George Baryannis) is a Research Fellow at the Department of Informatics. He joined the University of Huddersfield as a Research Assistant in September 2015 and served subsequently as a Lecturer from September 2016 until August 2017. He is also a member of the Planning, Autonomy and Representation of Knowledge (PARK) Group, conducting research on knowledge representation and reasoning.

George received his DiplEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Crete in 2006 and his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Crete in 2009 and 2014. From 2007 to 2014, he was a Research Assistant at the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH).

Research and Scholarship

George’s overall research lies within the areas of Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Representation and Reasoning. His current research focuses on investigating the application of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the field of Supply Chain Risk Management, in collaboration with the Huddersfield Business School.

Other research interests in relation to Artificial Intelligence and Knowledge Representation and Reasoning include: Service-Oriented Computing, Rule-based Reasoning, Activity Recognition, Ambient Intelligence, Semantic Web, Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Baryannis, G., Kritikos, K. and Plexousakis, D. (2017) ‘A specification-based QoS-aware design framework for service-based applicationsService Oriented Computing and Applications . ISSN 1863-2386

Book Section

Baryannis, G., Woznowski, P. and Antoniou, G. (2016) ‘Rule-Based Real-Time ADL Recognition in a Smart Home Environment’. In: Rule Technologies. Research, Tools, and Applications. : Springer International Publishing. pp. 325-340. ISBN 978-3-319-42018-9


  • Publicity Chair for the 11th International Federated Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques (DisCoTec 2016) and the 2nd International Conference on IoT as a Service (IoTaaS 2015).
  • Programme Committee Member for the following international conferences: IoTBDS 2018, ICEBE 2017, IoTBDS 2017, ICEBE 2016, IoTBD 2016 and IoTaaS 2015.
  • Reviewer for the following journals: IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Theory and Practice of Logic Programming, International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems, International Journal on Knowledge and Information Systems, Journal of Software: Practice and Experience.
  • External reviewer for several conferences and workshops, including: ADBIS 2017, ADBIS 2016, ES 2015, ICSOC 2014, WISM 2014, CAiSE 2013, WISE 2012, ISWC 2012, CAiSE 2012, REFS 2012, WISE 2011, ER 2011

Research Degree Supervision

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Teaching and Professional Activities

George is the module tutor responsible for CHS2517: Large Systems Environments since 2015 and term 1 of CIS2380: Operating Systems & Language Translators since 2016. He is also supervising students on their final year projects and is acting as an internal examiner for PhD students.

His teaching interests include Logic and Artificial Intelligence, Databases and Database Management Systems, Semantic Web, Service Science, Business Process and Workflow Management Systems and Software Engineering.