Andreas Veglis is Professor, head of the Media Informatics Lab at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He received his BSc in Physics, MSc in Electronics and Communications, and PhD in Computer Science, all from Aristotle University. From November of 2010 until February of 2015 he was head of the postgraduate programme of the Department of Journalism & Mass Media Communication, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. In March of 2012 he was elected Deputy Chairman of the Department of Journalism Mass Media Communication. His research interests include information technology in journalism, new media, course support environments, data journalism, open data and distance learning. He is the author or co-author of 12 books, he has published 50 papers on scientific journals and he has presented 74 papers in international and national Conferences. Professor Veglis has been involved in 18 national and international research projects.