Emmanouil Rigas is a PostDoc researcher in the Intelligent Systems group at the department of informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Greece. He holds a BSc degree from the department Informatics AUTh, an MSc with distinction in Web Technology from the University of Southampton, UK. and a PhD from the department Informatics AUTh. He undertakes research in Artificial Intelligence and, in particular, in optimization techniques, search algorithms and multi-agent systems applied in the area of Electric Vehicles. He is a (co) author in a number of research papers published in journals and international conferences. He has worked as a research assistance in national and European research projects. At the same time, he has worked for several years as a computer science instructor at DEI college. Finally, he serves as a reviewer for the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems, Transactions and Magazine, as well as for several conferences.