Philippos Pouyioutas, Professor of Computer Science, has been elected as the new Rector of the University of Nicosia. Prof Pouyioutas is currently the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and in charge of the accreditation/quality assurance process for the university’s programmes of study. He will take up his new position on 2 April 2016.
Prof Pouyioutas is a graduate of the University of London with a PhD in Object-Oriented Databases. He taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of North London (1992-1996) and served as the Director of the BSc programme in Business Information Systems (1993-1996). He subsequently returned to Cyprus and taught at Intercollege and then the University of Nicosia, mainly in the Computer Science and Multimedia Departments, before becoming Director and Associate Academic Dean of Academic Affairs and chairperson of the Research Committee.