Skevos (Paraskevas) Evripidou is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus.

He was born in Nicosia Cyprus in 1959. He received the HND in Electrical Engineering from the Higher Technical Institute in Nicosia Cyprus in 1981. In 1983 he joined the University of Southern California with a scholarship from the US Agency for International Development. He received the BSEE, MS and Ph.D. Computer Engineering in 1985, 1986 and 1990 respectively.

From 1990 to 1994 he was on the Faculty of the department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Southern Methodist University as an Assistant Professor (tenure track). He joined the University of Cyprus is 1994 as an Associate professor.

His current research interests are in Parallel Processing, Computer Architecture with emphasis on Data-Flow systems. He also works on Ubiquitous/Pervasive computing

He is co-founder and the Chair of the Cyprus Entrepreneurship Competition (CyEC) www.cyec.org.cy.

Dr Evripidou has participated in several projects funded by the European Union, the USA (NSF, DARPA, and DOE) and the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation. Dr. Evripidou is a member of the IFIP Working Group 10.3, the IEEE Computer Society and ACM SIGARCH. He is also a member of the Phi Kappa Phi and Tau Beta Pi honor societies.