Professor Evangelos Pournaras

Evangelos Pournaras


Turing Fellow

Partner Institution


Dr. E. Pournaras is an Associate Professor at School of Computing, University of Leeds, UK. He is also a research associate at UCL Center of Blockchain Technologies and an Alan Turing Fellow. He has more than 5 years of research experience at ETH Zurich and EPFL in Switzerland including industry experience at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in the USA. Evangelos has won the Augmented Democracy Prize, the 1st prize at ETH Policy Challenge as well as 5 paper awards and honors. He has published more than 75 peer-reviewed papers. He is the founder of the EPOS, DIAS, SFINA and Smart Agora projects and has worked in several EU/national projects.

Research interests

Evangelos’ research interest is on distributed and intelligent social computing systems with expertise in the domains of Smart Cities and Smart Grids.