Curriculum Vitae

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Education

PhD Degree (Jul. 2016) in Computer Vision and Machine learning
Thesis: Detection and semantic analysis of objects and events through visual cues
Advisor: Anastasios Doulamis
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece

M.Eng. (Nov. 2011) in Engineering Management
Thesis: Persons’ fall detection through visual cues
Advisor: Anastasios Doulamis
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Diploma 3+2 years (Mar. 2008) in Electronic and Computer Engineering
Thesis: Human face detection and tracking using AIBO robots 
Advisor: Michail Lagoudakis
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece


Professional Experience

Research Support Officer III (Nov. 2018 – Feb. 2020)
Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta, Malta

Post-doctoral researcher (May 2018 – Jan. 2020) for the Greek STOHOS project
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Post-doctoral Research Associate (Sep. 2017 – Jul. 2018)
KIOS Center of Excellence, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Post-doctoral researcher (Nov. 2016 – Aug. 2017) for the European ERC-AdG TRAMAN21 project
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Marie Curie Fellow-ESR (Apr. 2016 – Oct. 2016) for the 4D-CH-World MSCA-IAPP project
7Reasons Medien GmbH, Vienna, Austria

Marie Curie Fellow-ESR (Apr. 2015 – Oct. 2016) for the 4D-CH-World MSCA-IAPP project
EXUS Ltd., London, UK

Research Associate (Jan. 2014 – Jul. 2014) for the European eVACUATE project
Institute of Communications & Computer Systems, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Research Associate (Oct. 2012 – Sep. 2013) for the Interreg project E-PARK
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece

Research Associate (Oct. 2012 – Sep. 2013) for the Interreg project POSEIDON
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece


Teaching Experience

Adjunct Lecturer (Feb. 2020 – Present)
Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta, Malta
Course: Player Modeling – postgraduate ~ 10 students

Teaching assistant (Feb. 2019 – Jan. 2020)
Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta, Malta
Course: a) Game AI – postgraduate ~ 10 students
Course: b) Player Modeling – postgraduate ~ 10 students

Teaching assistant (Oct. 2013 – Jan. 2014)
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Course: Advanced MAchine Learning – postgraduate ~ 20 students

Teaching assistant (Oct. 2012 – Jan. 2013)
School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Course: Computer Programming – undergraduate ~ 60 students

Teaching assistant (Oct. 2011 – Jan. 2012)
School of Mineral Resources Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Course: a) Remote Sensing – undergraduate ~ 60 students
Course: b) Computer Programming – undergraduate ~ 60 students


Honors and Awards

Widening Fellowship (MSCA-IF-EF-ST-2019) for the H2020 project TAMED: Tensor-bAsed Machine learning towards genEral moDels of affect (duration: 24 months – budget: €148,049.28)

Seal of Excellence for the H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 proposal TAMED: Tensor-bAsed Machine learning towards genEral moDels of affect

Best Paper Award: Eftychios Protopapadakis, Anastasios Doulamis, Konstantinos Makantasis, and Athanasios Voulodimos. “A semisupervised approach for industrial workflow recognition“. in Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Advanced Communications and Computation (INFOCOMP), pp.21-26, 2012


Additional Information

Postgraduate courses

  1. Advanced Machine Learning (2014) – School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece – Instructor: Anastasios Doulamis
  2. Multi-criteria decision systems (2011) – School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece – Instructor: Michael Doumpos
  3. Genetic algorithms and large scale systems optimization (2011) – School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece – Instructor: Ioannis Marinakis

Short courses

  1. Dynamic traffic flow modelling and control (2016) – School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, Greece – Instructor: Markos Papageorgiou

Proposal writing

  1. Coordinated the proposal preparation of the European funded Marie Curie IF TAMED project “Tensor-bAsed Machine learning towards genEral moDels of affect
  2. Coordinated the proposal preparation of the Greek funded ESPA: 2014-2020 (EDBM34) STOHOS project “Development of Optimal Driving Policies for Autonomous Vehicles that move on Highways
  3. Involved in the proposal preparation of the European funded Marie Curie RISE Terpsichore project “Transforming Intangible Folkloric Performing Arts into Tangible Choreographic Digital Objects”
  4. Coordinated the proposal preparation of the European funded Marie Curie ITN ITN-DCH project “Innovative Training Network for Digital Cultural Heritage
  5. Involved in the proposal preparation of the European FP7-SEC Large-scale integrating project eVACUATE project “A holistic, scenario-independent, situation-awareness and guidance system for sustaining the Active Evacuation Route for large crowds
  6. Coordinated the proposal preparation of the European funded Marie Curie IAPP 4D-CH-World project Four-Dimensional Cultural Heritage World}

Committees & Events

  • Labs and Competition Committee member for KIOS Graduate Summer School on Intelligent Systems and Control (MSc/PhD level)
  • Member of KIOS CoE Open Access Committee
  • Volunteer for the 2018 European Control Conference
  • Member of the Program Committee for the 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2020)
  • Member of the Program Committee for the 8th International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2019)
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee for the International Conference on Digital Heritage (EUROMED 2016 and 2018)
  • Member of the Program Committee for the 9th International Conference on Virtual Worlds and Games for Serious Application (VS-GAMES 2017)

Editorial board

  1. MDPI Open Access Journal on Sustainability

Reviewer

  1. IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
  2. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
  3. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing
  4. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing
  5. IEEE Signal Processing Letters
  6. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
  7. IEEE Access
  8. Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal
  9. Springer Journal on Multimedia, Tools and Applications
  10. MDPI Open Access Journal on Remote Sensing
  11. IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition
  12. IEEE International Conference on Image Processing
  13. IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
  14. IEEE International Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction
  15. ECAI European Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Publications

The complete list of my publications can be found here.