Dr. John Panaretos: Chancellor's Colloquium Distinguished Speaker Series
November 7, 2012
Born in Kythera, Greece, Panaretos was Deputy Minister of Education, Lifelong Learning, and Religious Affairs. He has also been appointed by the Prime Minister in charge of the open government project and has been a visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley and Stanford University. He is a member of the Scientific Council of the Greek Parliament (since 1987) and director of the Institute of Statistical Documentation Research and Analysis (since 1996). Before joining the Athens University of Economics and Business he taught at The University of Patras (Greece), School of Engineering, Division of Applied Mathematics (as a Professor, and as an Associate Professor), as well as many other credited Univeristies.
The UC Davis Chancellor’s Colloquium Distinguished Speakers series brings together several distinguished scholars and government leaders who promise to spark engaging conversations with the academic community and broader public around pressing issues of our time. The series is intended to heighten local and national awareness of research at UC Davis and the speakers will also share their vision for university-based research in the 21st century.