Dora Mavrodopoulou holds a Diploma degree from the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (2001). Her Diploma Thesis was in the area of Business and Finance. She has also completed the MSc programme on “Engineering-Economic Systems” of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece (2004). She has worked for six years as a member of the accounting department at DIOFIL S.A. and COSMOTELCO Telecommunication Services S.A. and participated in seminars concerning Accounting and Budgeting issues. Currently she is a financial analyst in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of N.T.U.A., where she is responsible for the financial management of IMU projects and for monitoring the financial processes of IMU activities, while she also participates in the business aspects of research projects.