Members

Vasilis Megalooikonomou


Email: vasilis@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996993
Web: Personal page
Prof. Vasilis Megalooikonomou, received his B.E. in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the Univ. of Patras (UoP), Greece, in 1991, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County in 1995 and 1997, respectively. He is currently a Professor in the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (CEID) of UoP, Greece. Prior to his appointment at UoP, he held faculty positions at Temple University, Dartmouth College and Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine.

His research interests include medical informatics and bioinformatics, data mining, data compression, pattern recognition, intelligent information systems, medical image analysis, and multimedia database systems. He has co-authored over 200 refereed articles in journals and conference proceedings and six book chapters. He has been on the program committees of a number of premier conferences and he is regularly serving as a referee for a number of premier journals in his areas of research. He received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in 2003 to work on developing data mining methods for extracting patterns from medical image databases.

His research has been supported in the United States by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Lockheed Martin Corporation. During the last 8 years he has served as the scientific coordinator of the FP7 ARMOR project and of the BIOMEDMINE project co-financed by the European Social Fund and Greek national funds. He is currently the coordinator of the H2020 FRAILSAFE project. Prof. Megalooikonomou is a member of IEEE, IEEE CS, ACM, SIAM and OHBM.



Affiliated Faculty Members

Georgios Pavlidis


Email: pvlds@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-997535
Research Interests: Software Technology, Large Scale Information Systems, Financial Calculations, Information Mining, Project Management

Spyros Voulgaris


Email: spyros@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996916
Web: Personal page
Research Interests: Distributed Systems, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Peer-To-Peer Networks

Other Collaborating Faculty Members

Efstratios Gallopoulos


Email: stratis@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996911
Web: Personal page
Research Interests: Scientific computing, Parallel and Distributed Processing, Linear Algebra and its Applications, Computational Science and Engineering, Problem Solving Environments, Data Mining and Data Analytics

Christos Makris


Email: makri@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996968
Web: Personal page
Research Interests: Data Structures, Information Retrieval, Data Mining, Bioinformatics, String Algorithmic, Computational Geometry, Multimedia Data Bases, Internet Technologies. He is/was a member of ACM, IEEE and EATCS.

† Dimitrios Christodoulakis



Research Interests: Database and Knowledge Systems, Large Scale Data Management, Hypertext, Language Technology and Greek Language

Evangelia Zacharaki


Email: ezachar@upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996994
Web: Researchgate profile
Dr. Evangelia I. Zacharaki (HdR’17, PhD’04, M.Eng’99) is a senior research scientist in the MDAKM laboratory, Dep. of Computer Engineering and Informatics (CEID) and the Visualization and Virtual Reality Group in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of University of Patras, Greece. Prior to that she has worked as a research associate at the Section of Biomedical Image Analysis, UPenn, USA (2005 – 2009), the Medical Physics Department, University of Patras (2009 – 2012), and the Center for Visual Computing, CentraleSupelec, France (2015-2017). She focuses on statistical modeling and machine learning for representation, fusion and analysis of high-dimensional biomedical data. Dr. Zacharaki received a 3-year scholarship from Greek State Scholarship’s Foundation (IKY) for doctoral studies and a Marie Curie Reintegration Grant for post-doctoral research. She serves as member of 3 editorial boards and commonly as reviewer in major journals (IEEE TMI, IEEE TBME, MedIA, ESWA) and conferences (MICCAI) in her field. She has co-authored 88 papers in refereed international journals (34), books (2) and conference proceedings (52) and has received more than 1540 citations with h-index 18 until 11/2018.

Konstantinos Deltouzos


Email: deltouzos@upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996994
Web: LinkedIn profile, Researchgate profile
Konstantinos Deltouzos received the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in distributed systems from the University of Patras, Greece, in 2004 and 2016, respectively. He has participated as researcher in more than 5 European Projects in the areas of signal processing, data mining, and distributed systems. He is currently working as a research engineer at CEID, UoP and his research interests include distributed data management and analysis, signal processing, and machine learning.

Dimitrios Vlachakis


Email: vlachakis@ceid.upatras.gr
Phone: +30-2610-996994
Web: Personal page
Dr Dimitrios Vlachakis is a Structural Biologist – Biochemist (BSc, Honors’ Degree), who holds a MSc, a MPhil and a PhD in the fields of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics. His main scientific interests include the in silico drug design of novel antiviral and anticancer agents, QSAR, molecular modelling, molecular dynamics and 3D pharmacophore elucidation studies.

Thomas Papastergiou


Email: papastergiou@ceid.upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile
Thomas Papastergiou had his bachelor from the Mathematics Department of University of Patras, his master degree “Mathematics of Computers and Decision Making” from the departments of Mathematics and Computer Engineering and Informatics Department of University of Patras and currently he is a phd student. His research interest comprise multidimensional and distributed data analysis, big data, knowledge discovery and tensors.

Emilia Papagiannaki


Email: papagiannaki@ceid.upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile, Researchgate profile
Emilia Papagiannaki received her Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics, and her Master in Informatics for Life Sciences from University of Patras in 2014 and 2017 respectively. Since then, she is a PhD candidate in Computer Engineering and Informatics Department. Her main research interests include the field of Neuroinformatics, brain networks, tensor applications, as well as data mining and machine learning applications.

Marianna Mpemplidaki


Email: marianna12mp@gmail.com
Web: Researchgate profile
Marianna Bemplidaki received her Diploma in Physics in and her MSc in Material Physics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece in 2012 and 2014 respectively. Since 2016, she is PhD candidate in Computer Engineering and Informatics Department. Her research interests include time series analysis, bayesian models and machine learning.

Estela Papagianni


Email: spapagianni@upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile
Estela Papagianni is a Ph.D. candidate at the Computer Engineering and Informatics Department at the University of Patras, Greece, since May 2016. E Papagianni graduated from the Department of Business Administration of the University of Patras, with a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Her research interests are Knowledge Data mining (KDD), Data mining in Economics and Finance, Business Intelligence and Analytics. In addition to pursuing her PhD, she has been working at the Research Committee department of the University of Patras since 2009.

Amalia Charisi


Email: charisa@ceid.upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile
Charisi Amalia obtained her diploma (BSc) and her MSc in computer engineering and informatics from the University of Patras, Greece in 2007 and 2010 respectively. Since 2010, she is PhD candidate in the same department. Her research interests include distributed data mining, time series analysis, and medical image processing and analysis.

Spyros Kalogiannis


Email: kalogianni@ceid.upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile
Spyridon Kalogiannis obtained his Diploma (B.Sc.) in computer engineering and informatics from the University of Patras in 2016. Currently, he is a master student in Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (C.E.I.D.) and a member of the Multidimensional Data Analysis and Knowledge Management Laboratory. His interests include Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Systems and Big Data Management and Analytics. He has acted as an assistant in undergraduate courses in CEID, including Databases I and Oriented Programming.

Grigorios Koulouras


Email: mail@grigoriskoulouras.com
Web: Personal page
Grigorios Koulouras holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems Engineering and a Master’s degree in Applied Information Systems both awarded from the Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (Greece). He is currently studying for a second Master’s Degree in Informatics for Life Sciences, focusing on Bioinformatics, at the Medical School of the University of Patras (Greece).

George Sergiannis


Email: sergiang@ceid.upatras.gr
Web: LinkedIn profile
George Sergiannis obtained his Diploma in computer engineering and informatics from the University of Patras. He has an extensive experience in the ICT industry for over two decades. Currently, he is a student in the Master’s program in computer science and technology of the University of Patras. His interests include Data Mining, Machine learning, Big Data, and Analytics. He has participated as teaching assistant in undergraduate courses, including Databases I, Databases II, and Data mining and machine learning algorithms.