Vassilis Solachidis joined Information Technologies Institute in September 2013 as post-doctoral research fellow. He has worked as researcher in sixteen (16) European and national research projects in the Informatics Department of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Information Technologies Institute and the Applied Electronics department of Universita degli Studi Roma TRE. He has also served as an adjunct lecturer at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the University of Western Macedonia and at the Technological Institutes of Thessaloniki, Kavala, Serres and Western Macedonia. His research interests focus in technologies of image and video analysis, and multimedia watermarking. He has eight (8) papers in international scientific peer review journals and thirty five (35) papers in international and national conferences.