Dimitrios Karamanis is a Post-Doc Researcher at the Economics Department of the University of Piraeus, Greece, and a Lieutenant Commander at the Hellenic Navy. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics (2017) from the University of Piraeus, a M.Sc. in Data Science (2019) from the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business, a M.Sc. in Healthcare Management (2011) from the Hellenic Open University, and a B.A. in Economics (2006) from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and graduate of the Hellenic Military Academy of Combat Support Officers’. Dimitrios serves as a Procurement and Budget Specialist at the Hellenic Navy General Staff. In the past, he has been appointed by the Public Prosecutor for Crimes of Corruption as a Financial Forensics Specialist for the investigation of cases of fraud in contract assignments, served as a staff officer at the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence, General Directorate of National Defence Policy and International Relations, and as a Financial Management Officer at naval ships and other units. His research interests lie in the areas of Innovation and Knowledge Diffusion, Migration, Defence, and Health. His research, thus far, has been published in journals such as Science and Public Policy, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, IZA Journal of Development and Migration, and Metabolism, among others. Part of his research has been cited by WHO and CDC and funded by the National Strategic Reference Framework (MIS-5006985, 2018), European Commission (Horizon2020 grant agreement: EURO-2-2014-649378-FIRES, 2015-2018), and the State Scholarships Foundation. Dimitrios has been a guest lecturer in various workshops on data analysis and data visualization techniques, and an Adjunct Lecturer at the Hellenic Open University. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor (volunteer) at the Department of Health Informatics, Rutgers School of Health Professions.