Andriana Prentza, Professor

Andriana Prentza is a Professor at the Department of Digital Systems of the University of Piraeus, Greece. She received her Diploma in Computer Engineering and Information Sciences and her M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece, and her Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. She has been a teaching/research assistant at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology and a senior Research Scientist at the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory of the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems of National Technical University of Athens (ICCS-NTUA), Athens, Greece. She has been very actively involved in a number of European (FP4, FP5, FP6, FP7) and National R&D programs focusing on Information Communication Technologies (ICT) projects and she serves as expert evaluator and reviewer for the European Commission and national research and development programmes. She has published more than 70 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. She is Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on the Information Technology in Biomedicine and IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics and serves as a reviewer for several other scientific journals. Her current research interests include Software Engineering techniques and methodologies for the development and evaluation of software systems and services in the areas of e-government, e-health and biomedicine. She is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece. Since 2013, she is a member of the Horizon 2020, Advisory Group for Health, demographic change and wellbeing of the European Commission.

Undergraduate Degree Program


Publications 2010 – 2015


  • E.G. Sifakis, A. Prentza, D. Koutsouris, A. Chatziioannou, “Evaluating the effect of various background correction methods regarding noise reduction, in two-channel microarray data”, Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 42, Issue 1, pp. 19-29, 2012.
  • E.G. Sifakis, G.I. Lambrou, A. Prentza, S. Vlahopoulos, D. Koutsouris, F. Tzortzatou-Stathopoulou, A. Chatziioannou, “Elucidating the identity of resistance mechanisms to prednisolone exposure in acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells, through transcriptomic analysis: A computational approach”, Journal of Clinical Bioinformatics, 1:36, 2011.


  • V. Koufi, F. Malamateniou, G. Vassilacopoulos, A. Prentza, “An Android-Enabled Mobile Framework for ubiquitous access to cloud emergency medical services”. In Proceedings of the IEEE 2nd Symposium on Network Cloud Computing and Applications (IEEE NCCA 2012), London, UK, December 3-5, 2012.
  • A. Prentza, “PEPPOL, Pan-European Public Procurement Online”. In 16th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics with international participation, Special Session: “Research Projects Results – Security and Privacy Technologies”, Piraeus, Greece, October 5-7, 2012.
  • V. Christou, A. Prentza, “Design and implementation of a home-based system for coordinated care of mentally ill patients”. In Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Health ICICTH2012, Samos, Greece, July 12-14, 2012.
  • I. Altanis, A. Prentza, M. Boloudakis, S. Retalis, “Design motion tracking games using MS Kinect for stroke rehabilitation”. In 18th European Congress of Physical & rehabilitation Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece, 28th May – 1st June 2012.
  • A. Prentza, “Integrating PEPPOL eInvoicing with national solutions – Greece”. In PEPPOL Conference, Workshop: “Post-award PEPPOL at work”, Rome, Italy, May 29-30, 2012.
  • A. Prentza, “Greek VCD Case and Pilots: Using the VCD for healthcare call for tenders and post award procurement”. In PEPPOL Conference, Workshop: “Pre-award PEPPOL at work”, Rome, Italy, May 29-30, 2012.
  • M. Török, A. Prentza, L. Leontaridis, “Ontology based workflow architecture implementation for SMEs – case study”. In eChallenges e-2011 Conference Proceedings, Paul Cunningham and Miriam Cunningham (Eds), IIMC International Information Management Corporation, 2011, Florence, Italy, October 26-28, 2011.
  • A. Prentza, L. Leontaridis, G. Dimitriou, A. Mondorf, D. Reiser, “Creating a Virtual Company Dossier for the cross-border use of eAttestations in public procurement – Reference implementation of an enabling platform for Economic Operators, the VCD designer”. In Proceedings of the IFIP e-Government Conference 2011 (eGOV2011), Delft, the Netherlands, August 28-September 2, 2011.
  • A. Prentza, L. Leontaridis, A. Stergiou, A. Berler, K. Kaggelides, “Standardised automation of pre-award procurement procedures in Healthcare”. In Proceedings of the European, Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS2011), Athens, Greece, May 30-31, 2011.
  • A. Prentza, “VCD Implementation in Greece”. In Joint IFIP EGOV and ePart2010 Conference, Workshop 3: “Virtual company dossier: Facilitating the Pan-European Pre-Awarding Phase of E-Procurement”, chairs: Maria Wimmer, University of Koblenz-Landau; Silke Weiß, Josef Makolm; Federal Ministry of Finance, Austria, Lausanne, August 30, 2010.
  • V. Christou, M. Polizou, V. Apostolopoulos, A. Prentza, “UML design of a system for coordinated care of mentally ill patients after discharge to home”. In Proceedings of the Latest Trends on Computers, volume II, 14th WSEAS International Conference on Computers, Corfu island, Greece, July 23-25, 2010, pp. 499-505.



  • V. Christou, M. Polizou, V. Apostolopoulos, A. Prentza, “UML design of a system for coordinated care of mentally ill patients after discharge to home” in Computers and Simulation in Modern Science (Volume III), N. E. Mastorakis, M. Demiralp, V. M. Mladenov (Eds.), WSEAS Press, Ch. 50, pp. 545-555, 2010.