Bio

Dr Panos Panagiotopoulos is a Senior Lecturer in Information Management with the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London. He completed an MEng degree in electrical and computer engineering at the National University of Athens and a PhD in information systems and computing at Brunel University London where he received the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for Doctoral Research.

Dr Panagiotopoulos is a member of the editorial board for Government Information Quarterly and New Technology, Work and Employment. He has extensive experience as a track chair and associate editor in several national and international conferences such as the British Academy of Management and the European, American and International Conference on Information Systems. 

Within his interests in digital applications in the public sector, Dr Panagiotopoulos has collaborated with central and local government organisations, including the Food Standards Agency, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). 

Research interests

Dr Panagiotopoulos specialises in digital government and social media research. His previous work has focused on different aspects of digital engagement, networks of practice, social media analytics, crowdsourcing and information flows around regulatory decisions.

In current work, he is interested to explore how new forms of data, data science and data analytics are reshaping public policy and public management. In particular, this relates to the potential of emerging technologies in regulation and the new roles for regulators in this context.

Within the Turing, Dr Panagiotopoulos' interests align with the social data science area and the government innovation programme.