MSc student / Post-graduate Researcher
Markos Charalambous is an MSc student / Post-graduate Researcher from Cyprus University of Technology. In 2018 he received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Frederick University of Cyprus.
Maria Christofi is currently a PhD Candidate and a Research Associate at GET Lab, of the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology. She holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science (2014) from the University of Cyprus and a M.Sc. in Design and Development of Computer Games and Interactive Technologies (2015) from the Cyprus University of Technology and the University of Cyprus. She is currently a Research Associate at H2020-TEAMING-RISE (Stage2) project and a Research Associate at the CYENS Center of Excellence in Nicosia, Cyprus. She was a Researcher C at the Network for Social Computing Research (NOTRE) European Project (2016-2018). Her research interests include virtual reality, video games, body ownership and psychology.
Special Scientist C / Project Manager
Theodoros Christophides is a Special Scientist C / Project Manager at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. He graduated with a BEng (Hons) Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering from London South Bank University. He continued his studies and obtained an MSc in Telecommunications and Computer Networks Engineering with Distinction.
Adam has obtained his BSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Cyprus, with a Master of Science in Theoretical Physics at the University of Edinburgh. His masters thesis concerned an unconventional type of brane in the context of supergravity, a theory which blends supersymmetry and classical gravity. He also interned at DESY (Hamburg) at which he conducted research in the String theory team. Adam works as a Machine Learning scientist on the Lightsense project at the Cyprus University of Technology.
MSc student / Post-graduate Researcher
Pantelitsa Leonidou is an MSc student / Post-graduate Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory. In 2019 she received her BSc in Computer Science from University of Cyprus.
Giorgos is an Electrical Engineering graduate from the Cyprus University of Technology and received his degree in 2020. His thesis was about the classification of genders from frontal face images by analysing the texture features of the images. Giorgos is currently a member of the CAT-SL project.
Dr. Panousis received his Ph.D. degree in Machine Learning from the University of Athens, in 2020, with a focus on Bayesian Inference Techniques for Deep learning. Dr. Panousis research interests lie on variational Bayesian inference for Deep Learning, Bayesian compression, and Adversarial Robustness. He has published 2 papers in top-tier venues, and participated in HORIZON 2020 and Cyprus RPF research projects.
PhD student / Special Scientist C
Kostantinos Papadamou is a PhD student / Special Scientist C from Cyprus University of Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos. In 2014 and 2016 he received respectively the BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Engineering from Cyprus University of Technology.
Research Software Engineer
Petros Papagiannis is a Research Software Engineer at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. Plus he is an MSC student under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos.
Special Scientist C
Andreas holds an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a BSc in Architecture from the University of Sheffield. Andreas teaches Design Research Methods at the MSc Interaction Design (idmaster.eu) course as well as co-supervises and guest reviews diploma and studio projects. He has worked in various European Funded Research Projects under H2020, Erasmus+ and AMIF schemes involving social change, creative design methods and migration. He is currently undertaking a DPhil in Sustainable Urban Development at the University of Oxford funded by the A.G. Leventis Foundation and Cyprus State Scholarships.
Aristodemos Paphitis is a part time PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering and Informatics at Cyprus University of Technology, under the supervision of Prof. Michael Sirivianos.
Panos graduated from the Athens University of Economics and Business , with a Master of Science (MSc) in Statistics (applied statistics) . Skilled in data analysis (data manipulation and visualization) , with Python and R programming languages , in Statistical-Predictive Modeling . Strong ability in storing and manipulating data using SQL . Graduate of the University of Patras , with bachelor degree (BSc) in Mathematics .
Dr. Partaourides received his Ph.D. degree in Machine Learning from Cyprus University of Technology, in 2018, with a focus on Bayesian Inference Techniques for Deep learning. Dr. Partaourides research interests lie on hierarchical Bayesian models and deep hierarchical feature extractors. He has primarily worked with supervised and unsupervised learning for modeling data with spatial and temporal dynamics, while keeping an interest in reinforcement learning. He has published many papers in top-tier venues, serves as a reviewer for major Machine Learning venues (Transactions on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition), and participated in HORIZON 2020 and Cyprus RPF research projects.
Nikos Salamanos is a Post-doctoral Researcher at NetSySci Research Laboratory, Cyprus University of Technology. His main research interests focus on central problems in complex network analysis, such as identifying influential/central nodes, graph sampling and link prediction.
Kalliopi-Evangelia Stavroulia holds a Ph.D. related to the use of VR in education from the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology. She holds an MSc in the Design and Development of Computer Games and Interactive Technologies from the Cyprus University of Technology and University of Cyprus (2016). She also holds a Master of Arts in Education (Education Sciences) with distinction from Roehampton University of London and The Higher School of Pedagogical and Technological Education-ASPETE (2010). She graduated in 2006 from Panteion University of Athens with a degree in International and European Studies. Her research interests focus on the domain of new technologies and specifically in the use of virtual reality, serious games, simulations in the field of education of any educational level. She has also been involved in research projects on these topics, she has attended and participated in workshops, seminars, and conferences, and has published her work in journals and conferences related to this specific area.
Dr. Tolias received his Ph.D. degree in Machine Learning from Cyprus University of Technology in 2020. His research focused on Natural Language Understanding by means of Bayesian Deep Networks with Memory. He has published 2 papers in top-tier venues, and participated in HORIZON 2020 research projects.
Andreas holds an MSc in Computing from Imperial College London and a BSc degree in Physics from AUTH. His research interests include modelling of temporal and spatial-temporal data, Deep Learning and Bayesian nonparametric techniques. He is currently working on establishing effective and memory-efficient Deep Learning methodologies for Sign Language Processing.