Thanos Goulas

GoulasThanos Goulas works as a Junior Research and Project Manager at the I-SENSE Group of ICCS since November 2020. He has obtained his bachelor degree in Chemistry from the university of Patras in 2018 and his MSc in Environmental and Water management from Cranfield University in 2020. His MSc thesis focused on attitudes and perceptions of British consumers towards advanced smart water meters that provide information on household water conservation. His research interests lie in the areas of Circular Economy, Crowd Sourcing, Urban Development and Water Resource Management.

E-mail: thanasis.goulas@iccs.gr

George Fekkas

George Fekkas is a senior researcher specialized in cyber security. He holds a BSc. in Computer Studies (1999) and an MSc. in Information Security and Computer Crime (2001) from University of Wales. George has over 20 years of experience in Cyber Security field. He has served as senior penetration tester, assurance manager and global coordinator assurance manager in a plethora of related cyber security assurance projects, domestic and abroad. The last five years he was head of security research, product manager, product owner and platform technical manager for products such as Enorasys Security Analytics (C2 detection) and Enorasys Lookup Service (Domain classifier), part of the Managed Detection and Response (MDR) service provided by ENCODE S.A. George joined i-sense/iccs Group in November 2020 working as Project Manager and senior Cyber Security Researcher for European projects in the field of Crisis Management and Security.

Email: giorgos.fekkas@iccs.gr

Konstantinos Petousakis

photo petousakisKonstantinos Petousakis received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Patras in 2018. His thesis was the development of a Wireless Sensor Network for collecting and analyzing medical personal data. His interests include embedded systems, hardware design and Internet of Things. He is currently a member of the I-Sense Group of ICCS and works as a Researcher and Developer.

Email: konstantinos.petousakis@iccs.gr

 

Katerina Argyri

photo Katerina ArgyriKaterina Argyri is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), and a PhD candidate in in silico Oncology at the school of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She holds a diploma degree in Applied Mathematical and Physical Sciences (NTUA) and an MSc in Applied Mathematical Sciences (NTUA). She has been involved in the design and development of in silico models for personalized oncology and their integration into clinical decision support systems within the framework of EC-funded projects CHIC and p-medicine.
She is also experienced in API development within the framework of the EC-funded project BOUNCE. She has published a number of articles in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Her research interests include decision support systems, in silico medicine and predictive modelling/analytics in natural sciences. She has been a member of the In Silico Oncology and In Silico Medicine Group since 2011 and a member of ISENSE Group since November 2020.

Email: katerina.argyri@iccs.gr

 

Dr. Andriana Gkaniatsou

Dr. Andriana Gkaniatsou joined ICCS in October 2020 as a Scientific Project Manager/ Research Associate.  She holds a PhD in Computer Science and an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh (UK). She has 8 years of research experience at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh (UK), where she was a member of the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science, the Artificial Intelligence and its Applications Institute, the Mathematical Reasoning Group and the Security and Privacy Group. Her research interests lie in the  areas of security, blockchain, usable security, fintech, data management and reasoning.

Email: andriana.gkaniatsou@iccs.gr

Tom Papaioannou

Tom photoTom Papaioannou is an undergraduate student at the University of Patras and studies at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is working on his diploma thesis, which is about analysis and forensics of Android applications, to complete his integrated Master. He is interested in the development of mobile and VR/AR applications and games. In the past, he had created a 3D game for Android phones, leveraging the Unity 3D Engine, which is uploaded in the Play Store, and he had his internship at Nokia Networks Hellas, where he was part of a team creating AR applications for smart glasses. He currently works as a Junior Researcher and Developer at the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) and more specifically he is a member of the Research and Development Team of the I-SENSE Group.

Email: thomas.papaioannou@iccs.gr

Emmanuel Vasilopoulos

VasilopoulosEmmanuel Vasilopoulos received his Electrical and Computer Engineering Master’s degree from the N.T.U.A. in 2020 and has a passion for music. His thesis suggests a blueprint for an automatic deejay, a system that can mix songs with Artificial Neural Networks. His scientific interests focus on Machine Learning and Software Development. Emmanuel’s purpose is to solve problems and work with other people to achieve this. He became a member of the i-SENSE Group of I.C.C.S. in September 2020 and he is working as a researcher and developer.

Email: emmanouil.vasilopoulos@iccs.gr

Dr. Dimitra Dionysiou

Dimitra DionysiouDr. Dimitra Dionysiou is a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS), National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). She holds a diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (NTUA), a PhD in In Silico cancer modelling (NTUA), and an MSc in Bioinformatics (Faculty of Biology, University of Athens).
She has worked in the development of ICT technology in healthcare, focusing on cancer modeling for personalized medicine, mainly within the framework of EC-funded projects (e.g. BOUNCE, CHIC, DrTherapat, MyHealthAvatar, p-medicine, ACGT).
Her research interests include mechanistic and machine learning modelling for personalized medicine, predictive analytics and decision support systems. She has published more than 75 journal and conference articles, and has strong experience in R&I proposal submission. She has served as an Expert Evaluator of Horizon 2020 proposals (2020), MAESTRO grands (NSC Poland, 2017), and various peer-reviewed publications.

She has been a member of the ISOG&ISM Group since 1999 and a member of I-SENSE Group since October 2020.

Email: dimitra.dionysiou@iccs.gr

Panagiotis Blanos

Panagiotis BlanosPanagiotis Blanos is a researcher specialized in Biomedical Engineering. He holds a BEng in Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering (2007) and an MSc in Digital Communication Systems (2008) from Loughborough University, UK. He has also obtained, with distinction, an MSc in Biomedical Engineering (2013) from the University of Patras in collaboration with the National Technical University of Athens. He has just finished his PhD studies (2020), in Loughborough University, focusing on the Effect of Thermoregulation on Physiological State revealed from Multi-wavelength Illumination Photoplethysmography during Induced Different Temperature Stimuli and Physical Activity.

Panagiotis has a high level of understanding and training as an Electronic Biomedical Engineer in cutting-edge new health technologies, with a particular focus on the research and development of opto-electronic sensors for real-time monitoring of human body vital signs. At the same time, he has achieved significant professional experience and progress, as a Telecommunication and Electronic Systems Engineer, in innovative applications where he has also demonstrated remarkable managerial skills in various business sectors in the United Kingdom and Greece. Recently (2020) he has become a member of the I-SENSE Group.

Email: panagiotis.blanos@iccs.gr

Dr. Tina Katika

Tina KatikaDr. Tina Katika is a Project Manager at ICCS since September 2020. She holds a diploma in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering (University of Patras). She has obtained a Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Denmark and has worked as a researcher in Colorado School of Mines. Until 2016 she was a researcher and consultant for Maersk Oil and Orsted, which led to significant innovations in the oil and gas sector.  She is an author of more than 20 peer-reviewed publications at scientific journals and international conference proceedings.

For the past four years, she has been working as a Product Owner and Project Manager at Labster, focusing on the field of gamification of education using virtual lab simulations. Tina is experienced in agile development processes and product management (market research, product development, and customer experience) in VR/AR products that have reached users in multidisciplinary sectors (universities, healthcare, and corporates).

Email: tina.katika@iccs.gr

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