Professor Angelika Kokkinaki

Professor Angelika Kokkinaki

MBA Director
Member of the Senate

Professor Angelika Kokkinaki currently holds the position of Dean of the School of Business and serves as the MBA Director at the University of Nicosia. Her academic credentials are focused on Information Systems, with a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (1995), a M.Sc. in Computer Science from Northeastern University (1991), and a Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics (5 year curriculum) from Patras University (1987).

Prof. Kokkinaki’s professional journey is marked by significant international exposure, having contributed to academia in the USA, the UK, and the Netherlands. Her expertise primarily spans across inter- and intra-organizational information systems, including e-business, e-government, e-learning, and e-innovation.

Prof. Kokkinaki has been an integral part of over thirty national and European Union-funded projects, showcasing her commitment to advancing knowledge and practical applications in her field. Her recent scholarly activities have been focused on the domain of Smart Cities, where she has played pivotal roles in several high-impact projects:

  • OpenDCO Project: Prof. Kokkinaki works on this project to promote open data initiatives, which are crucial for transparency and innovation in smart city governance. Further information can be accessed at OpenDCO Project.
  • CRISIS Project: As part of this initiative, Prof. Kokkinaki contributed to developing strategies for crisis management and resilience in urban environments. More about the project can be found at CRISIS Project.
  • DEVOPS Project: This project aims to enhance the capabilities of IT professionals in managing and developing e-services within smart cities. Prof. Kokkinaki’s involvement underscores her commitment to integrating technological advancements in urban management. Details are available at DEVOPS Project.

In addition to her project work, Prof. Kokkinaki is an active member of the Center of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion (CEDI) at the University of Nicosia. This role highlights her dedication to fostering an inclusive and equitable academic environment. Furthermore, her involvement in international organizations for policy monitoring, such as the OECD, emphasizes her influence and commitment to shaping global standards and practices in her field.

Prof. Kokkinaki has published more than one hundred articles in journals and conference proceedings. This volume of work contributes to the academic community by providing insights, methodologies, and frameworks that aid in the understanding and advancement of various aspects of information systems.

Professor. Angelika Kokkinaki’s involvement in these projects not only demonstrates her expertise in the field of Information Systems, particularly in the context of smart cities, but also her ability to lead and innovate in complex, interdisciplinary environments. Her contributions are expected to provide substantial value to any collaborative project focused on technological advancements in urban management and development. Her role in international policy monitoring further enhances her profile as a leader who is actively shaping the future of global information systems practices.