Prof. Stelios Bekiros

Prof. Stelios Bekiros

Prof. Stelios Bekiros



Room 223
FEMA Building
University of Malta
  +356 2340 6524
Chair Full Professor of FinTech/AI, Econometrics & Data Science.
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Professor Dr. Stelios Bekiros (PhD, MEng, MSc, Dipl.-Ing, BEng) is Chair of FinTech/AI, Econometrics & Data Science at FEMA, University of Malta, Joint Chair of Economics & Finance at the School of Management & Economics, University of Turin (UniTo), Research Full Professor at the IPAG Business School, Senior Fellow at LSE Health Center, Dept. of Health Policy, London School of Economics (LSE), Senior fellow at RCEA, an ADEMU fellow at the European University Institute (EUI) and senior visiting fellow. In the past, he held academic positions in distinguished universities/centres/institutions, mainly in the Netherlands, Italy, France, UK and Greece. He has worked as expert consultant in the public and private sectors in many countries, at the EC, and as advisor in ministries of Finance, Education and Economic development. He serves the NSERC, NSF, EU-REA, SNF, WES-Ifo Institute, La Caixa Institute, Bank of Finland, CEPR etc. During the last twenty five years he served as PI, project manager in many EU and national research projects and has been awarded numerous grants and fellowships. Google Scholar, IDEAS, WoS and Scopus, rank Prof. Bekiros among the top 1% authors worldwide. He serves as Editor-in-Chief, Academic Editor, Co-Editor and Assc Editor for more than 20 prestigious Journals of all major publishers (Elsevier, INFORMS, Springer-Nature, Wiley, Taylor-Francis, IEEE etc). His work, with presently over 320 articles, has been published in the most renowned journals and books/proceedings in many fields. His current research interests include Quantum Computing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Complex Systems, Big Data Science, Chaos & Econophysics, Bioinformatics, Econometrics, Bayesian Statistics, Finance, Behavioral Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering etc. He holds a BEng, a Dipl.-Ing and an MEng in Electrical & Computer Engineering (spec. AI, Control Systems, Software Engineering) from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), an MSc in Decision Sciences (spec. Computer Science, Statistics, Financial Engineering, Operations Research) and a PhD in Big Data Science & Computational Econometrics with Machine Learning, from Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB).
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Quantum Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • Bioinformatics / Epigenomics / Computational Medicine,
  • Big Data Science & Econometrics
  • Extreme and Bayesian Statistics
  • Chaos, Econophysics & Complex Systems
  • Finance / FinAI / DeFi / FinTech
  • BFI3309 - Mathematical Finance, Financial Engineering, Derivatives and Risk Measurement
  • BFI5333 - Financial Econometrics
  • BFI5335 - Dissertation Research Methods and Advanced Thomson Reuters
  • BFI5409 - Advanced Financial Econometrics
  • BKF3320 - Econometrics for Banking and Finance

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Curated resources on Topics of Specialization:
1. Quantum Computing,
2. Econophysics,
3. AI, ML & Big Data,
4. Blockchain,
5. Algorithms & Programming,

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