Dr. Yiannis Parpottas is a Faculty Member at Frederick University in Cyprus. He received his Ph.D. degree in Nuclear Experimental Physics from Ohio University in USA and he was employed at the Triangle Universities Nuclear Laboratory of Duke University in USA. His main interest in fundamental nuclear physics lies in the area of relativistic heavy-ion collisions and his research interests in applications of nuclear physics lie in the areas of nuclear medicine imaging and environmental radioactivity. He is the author/co-author of more than 120 publications. He participated in fifteen projects funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the International Atomic Energy Agency, and the European 6th and 7th Framework. He also coordinated projects funded by the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation and the European Regional Development Fund. He is a member in professional societies such as the American Physical Society, the World Association of Radiopharmaceutical and Molecular Therapy, a Board Member of the Cyprus Association of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, a Board Member of the Cyprus Nuclear Medicine Society, a member of the National Council of Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety. He is in the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Diagnostic Imaging and in the Board of Directors of the Natural Gas Public Company of Cyprus.