Electrical & Computer Engineering
Dimitrios Tzovaras, is Research Director at the Information Technologies Institute of CERTH and a Visiting Professor at the Imperial College, London. He received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering and the Ph.D. in 2D and 3D Image Compression from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece in 1992 and 1997, respectively. Prior to his current position, he was a Senior Researcher on the Information Processing Laboratory at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His main research interests include knowledge management, multimodal interfaces, biometric security, computer security, virtual reality, data fusion, artificial intelligence and visual analytics. His involvement with those research areas has led to the co-authoring of over 80 articles in refereed journals and more than 200 papers in international conferences.
Dr. Tzovaras is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Signal Processing (JASP) and the IEEE Signal Processing Letters. Since 1992, Dr Tzovaras has been involved in more than 60 European projects. He has a very large management record having been the project manager of the FP7 ICT projects ADAPT4EE, I-SEARCH, ACCESSIBLE, ACTIBIO, the FP6 IST projects HUMABIO, Good Route, VICTORY, as well as the project manager of many national projects. He has also been the scientific and technical manager of more than 40 EU projects, since 1992, including the running FP7 ICT project NEMESYS and the FP7 ICT IP project VERITAS.