Education

  • PhD (July 2013- July 2017)
    Computer Vision: Thesis title: “Localizing spatially and temporally objects and actions in videos”. University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics, CALVIN research group, INRIA Rhone-Alpes, THOTH (previous name LEAR) team. Supervisors: Dr. Vittorio Ferrari, Dr. Cordelia Schmid
  • Master of Science (November 2011- December 2012)
    Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), Overall Grade: Excellent (10/10), graduated 1st in class
  • Master of Engineering (October 2006- November 2011)
    Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh), Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), Overall Grade: Excellent (8.54/10), graduated 3rd in class, (5-year engineering diploma)
  • Exchange Programs (September 2009- January 2010)
    Erasmus program: University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Studentships/Awards

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award: ECCV 2020 (top 215 reviewers, free delegate pass), ICCV 2019, CVPR 2018, “Neural Architects” ICCV-W 2019
  • Emergency Reviewer Award: ECCV 2020, ICCV 2019, ECCV 2018
  • Best Poster Award: from Journée des doctorants 2016, Communauté Université Grenoble Alpes, from the Ecole Doctorale Mathématiques, Sciences et Technologies de l’Information, Informatique, Collège des Ecoles Doctorales (CED), for the poster: “Analysing domain shift factor between videos and images for object detection”, Grenoble, France, May 2016
  • Best Master Thesis Award: from DUTh for the master thesis: “Bio-inspired electronic systems for crowd evacuation with bio-robot guidance”, Xanthi, Greece, October 2013
  • Scholarship from the DUTh Research Committee to the project “Bio-inspired computational techniques utilization for the resolving of complex computational problems in the electronic systems field”
  • Best Paper Award: A Novel Video Summarization Method Based on Compact Composite Descriptors and Fuzzy Classifier, EUREKA! 2010, In: 4th International Conference for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students in Computer Engineering, Informatics, related Technologies and Applications, Patra, October 2010
  • Scholarship for the erasmus exchange program in University of Deusto, Bilbao, Spain, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • National Scholarships Foundation of Greece (IKY) scholarship (2008-2009) for performance during undergraduate studies, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), Democritus University of Thrace (DUTh). Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs Certificate for Academic Excellence

Work Experience

  • Post-doctoral Research Assistant (December 2017- present)
    Working at VGG, University of Oxford with Prof. Andrew Zisserman
  • Research Assistant (July- November 2017, 5 months)
    Working at THOTH (previous name LEAR) team, INRIA Rhone-Alpes with Dr. Cordelia Schmid
  • Research Assistant (May- September 2012, 5 months)
    Participation in the research program “Bio-inspired computational techniques utilization for the resolving of complex computational problems in the electronic systems field”, funded by the DUTh Research Committee. Scientific officer: Prof. Georgios Ch. Sirakoulis
  • Internship (August 2012, 1 month)
    Training (participation in IAESTE) in Lodz, Poland in COMMON Ltd. Participation in various kind of tasks connected with designing & programming of microprocessor’s systems in SMT technology and used in gas flow meters equipment, measurements, data handling, quality control

Miscellaneous