Mr Athanasios Maimaris was born in Nicosia in 1974 and attended the English School Nicosia. He received his BSc degree in Computer Science (Computer Engineering Major) in 2003 with distinction (Summa Cum Laude) and his MBA (General Business) from Cyprus College in 2007. He received his MSc in Computer Science in 2018 from University of Cyprus. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. in Computer Science at European University Cyprus. He is also accredited as Instructor of Professional Training by HRDA - CyQF EQF 5, Disciplined Agile Scrum Master from Project Management Institute and Incorporated Engineer by Engineering Council UK.
He worked in the industry as a computer engineer/programmer for a decade before joining the tertiary education as a lecturer in computer science at Cyprus College, where he is working to this day. Mr Maimaris’ research focuses on the field of networks and especially transportation networks. Recently, he is involved with pedestrian transportation. In these fields, he has participated in one Cypriot and one European funded project.
Further to research, Mr Maimaris is active in both business and voluntary work. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of several charities and Cyprus chapters of international professional organizations (IEEE Cyprus Section Executive Committee, ACM Cyprus Chapter).
He is married with two daughters.
He was appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of Cyta--Cyprus Telecommunications Authority in July 2021.