People

Faculty Members:

Alexander Artikis

Alexander Artikis

Assoc. Professor at the Department of Maritime Studies, University of Piraeus. Alexander’s research interests lie in the areas of artificial intelligence and distributed systems.

Christos Doulkeridis

Christos Doulkeridis

Assoc. Professor at the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus. Christos’s research interests cover topics related to Big Data, including data management and query processing.

Maria Halkidi

Maria Halkidi

Assoc. Professor at the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus. Maria’s research interests cover topics related to data mining and machine learning for large scale data sets.

Eleftherios Kofidis

Eleftherios Kofidis

Assoc. Professor at the Department of Statistics & Insurance Science, University of Piraeus. His research interests are in signal processing and applied tensor algebra for communications and biomedical applications.

Markos Koutras

Markos Koutras

Professor at the Department of Statistics & Insurance Science, University of Piraeus. From November 2013 he is Dean of the School of Finance and Statistics, University of Piraeus. Markos’ research interests are asymptotic theory, combinatorial distributions, multivariate analysis, reliability theory, statistical quality control, theory of runs/scans/patterns.

Nikos Pelekis

Nikos Pelekis

Assoc. Professor at the Department of Statistics & Insurance Science, University of Piraeus. His research interests include BIG data mining and management topics, with a particular interest in mobility data.

Aggelos Pikrakis

Aggelos Pikrakis

Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Aggelos’s research interests cover machine learning for audio, music and speech signals, with an emphasis on Deep Learning architectures, Dictionary Learning methods, Hidden Markov models and Dynamic Time Warping Techniques.

Yannis Theodoridis

Yannis Theodoridis

Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Yannis’ research interests cover mobility data management and exploration topics.

George Vouros

George Vouros

Professor of Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus. Research interests include knowledge representation and reasoning with ontologies, ontology alignment, semantic agreements and information sharing in large-scale multi-agent systems. Head of the AI-Group.

Senior Researchers:

Eva Chondrodima

Eva Chondrodima

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Eva’s research interests lie in the area of computational intelligence, while her published work include journals such as IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Applied Soft Computing, etc.

Harris Georgiou

Harris Georgiou

Informatics Systems Engineer (MSc, PhD) specializing in Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Medical Imaging, Big Data Analytics, Game Theory, Security. Working professionally as IS/IT and R&D consultant, academic teacher in the private sector.

Junior Researchers:

Fragkiskos Gryllakis

Fragkiskos Gryllakis

Fragkiskos Gryllakis is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Prior to this, he received his MSc in Advanced Information Systems from University of Piraeus, his first BSc in Economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and his second BSc in Computer Science from Athens University of Economics and Business. His research interests include graph databases, spatio-temporal-textual data management and analytics, big mobility data management and analytics, semantic trajectories and community detection.

Yannis Kontoulis

Yannis Kontoulis

PhD Candidate at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Yannis’ research interests lie in the areas of machine learning and data mining, with an emphasis on Deep Learning Architectures.

Athanasios Koumparos

Athanasios Koumparos

PhD Student at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. Athanasios’ research agenda includes urban mobility, driver behaviour modeling, etc.

Nikolaos Koutroumanis

Nikolaos Koutroumanis

Phd Student at the Department of Digital Systems, under the supervision of Assistant Professor Christos Doulkeridis.
He holds an M.Sc. degree in Digital Systems & Services (Big Data and Analytics area of study) from University of Piraeus, Greece (2019) and a B.Sc. degree in Digital Systems from Information and Communication Technologies School of University of Piraeus, Greece (2017). His research interests lie in the area of Big spatial and spatio-temporal data management, including data indexing, query processing optimization and parallel/distributed algorithms.

Stelios Sideridis

PhD Candidate at the Department of Statistics and Insurance Science, University of Piraeus. Stelios’ research interests include data management, mining and analytics, with an emphasis on mining mobility data semantically enriched and mobility data simulation.

Giorgos Theodoropoulos

Giorgos Theodoropoulos

Giorgos Theodoropoulos is a undergraduate student, studying Computer Science at the University of Piraeus. His research interests include mobility data mining, data analytics and Machine Learning.

Andreas Tritsarolis

Andreas Tritsarolis

Andreas Tritsarolis is an undergraduate student at the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. His research interests lie in the areas of Mobility Data Analytics, Data Mining and Machine Learning.

Alumni:

Dr. Nikos Giatrakos, current position: Postdoc Researcher, TU Crete
Dr. Sophia Karagiorgou, current position: Senior R&D Manager, UBITECH
Despina Kopanaki, current position: Project Manager, ICS-FORTH
Dr. Evangelos Kotsifakos, current position: Project Manager, LSTECH
Dr. Gerasimos Marketos: current position: Product Manager, Hack The Box
Dr. Eirini Ntoutsi, current position: Full Professor, Freie Universität Berlin
Petros Petrou, current position: Research Associate, UBITECH
Dr. Panagiotis Tampakis, current position: Asst. Professor, University of Southern Denmark
Marios Vodas, current position: Researcher, Marine Traffic