Christos Nikolaou, former University of Crete rector, dies

Christos Nikolaou, 61, a former rector of the University of Crete, died in the early hours of Thursday, following complications after undergoing an operation for an aortic aneurism.

A computer science professor, Nikolaou was the founder of the Transformation Services Laboratory.

He served as rector at the University of Crete from 2000 to 2004.