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Konstantinos Diamantaras - Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • 1992, Ph.D., Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, USA. Title: Principal Component Learning Networks and Applications.
  • 1990, Master's, Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, USA.
  • 1987, Diploma, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2008 - today, Hellenic Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (HQAA), Greece: Member of the board
  • 1998 - today, Department of Informatics, Technological Education Institute (TEI) of Thessaloniki, Greece: Faculty member. Current position: Professor.
  • 1995 - 1998, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki: research associate.
  • 1994 - 1995, Greek Army General Staff: programmer.
  • 1992 - 1993, Siemens Corp. Research, Princeton, NJ: research associate

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Member

Conference organization

  • Chairman, ICANN-2010 20th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, September 15-18, 2010, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Chairman, MLSP-2007 (17th IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing), Thessaloniki, Greece, Aug. 27-29, 2007
  • Conference committee,
    • CIP2010, 2nd International Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing, Elba Island, Italy, June 15-16, 2010
    • CIP2008 (IAPR Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing), Santorini, Greece, June 9-10, 2008
    • MLSP-2006, (IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing) Maynooth, Ireland, Sept. 6-8, 2006.
    • ICA-2006, (Independent Component Analysis) Charleston, South Carolina, USA, March 5-8, 2006.
    • MLSP-2005, (IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing) Mystic, CT, USA, Sept. 28-30, 2005.
    • ICA-2004, Granada, Spain, Sept. 22-24, 2004.
    • MLSP-2004, (IEEE International Workshop on Machine Learning for Signal Processing) São Luis, Brasil, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2004.
    • ICA-2003, (Independent Component Analysis) Nara, Japan, April 1-4, 2003.
    • ICANN-2001, International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks
    • SiPS-2005, (IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems) Athens, Greece, Nov. 2-4, 2005.
    • ICIP-2001, 8th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Journals

  • Journal Associate Editor,
    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, 2008-today
    • IEEE Signal Processing Letters, 2008-today
    • Journal of Signal Processing Systems (Springer) 1997-today
    • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, 1999-2000
  • Reviewer,
    • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    • IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems - I
    • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    • Neurocomputing
    • and others

Administrative positions

  • 2001-2006, Chairman, Department of Informatics, TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • 1996 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award, S.Y. Kung, K.I. Diamantaras, J.S. Taur, "Adaptive Principal Component Extraction (APEX) and Applications" IEEE Trans. Signal Processing, May 1994.
  • 1982, 1st prize Greek Mathematical Society contest.

PROJECTS

Project Leader

  • Project title: "Greek School Network: operation in the perfectures of Grevena, Kilkis, Kozani, and Pieria" (2006-today)
  • Project title: "Utilization of the tele-education infrastructure of TEI of Thessaloniki and use of new technologies in distance learning" (2005 – 2007)
  • Project title: "Advanced methods for blind signal processing and their implementation on a grid" (2005 – 2007)
  • Project title: "Advanced telematic services for secondary education (EDUnet-3) - development and support in the perfectures of Grevena, Kilkis, Kozani, Pieria, and part of Thessaloniki" (2004 – 2006)
  • Project title: "Advanced telematic services for primary education - development and support in the perfectures of Grevena, Kilkis, Kozani, Pieria, and part of Thessaloniki" (2003 – 2005)
  • Project title: "School information systems support (Help Desk) in the perfectures of Grevena, Kilkis, Kozani, Pieria, and part of Thessaloniki" (2003 – 2005)
  • Project title: "Greek School Network – EDUnet, Implementation and operation in the perfectures of Grevena, Kilkis, Kozani, Pieria, and part of Thessaloniki" 2000 – 2003
  • Project title: "Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki advanced telematic services – tele-education ", 2000 – 2003

Project Member

  • 2000 – 2001, project "CARROUSO", tracking audio sources with the aid of visual information (European Programme IST)
  • 1996 – 1999 NATO, Scientific and Environmental Affairs Division, Collaborative Research Grant SA.5-2-05(CRG.960201)424/96/JARC-501, collaboration between Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki and Princeton University, USA
  • 1996 – 1997, Project "IHIS" (Integrated Hospital Information System), funded by the Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology (Program EPET-II)
  • 1996 – 1997 Project "Set Marks in Weaving", application of neural networks in the textile industry (European Programme CRAFT)
  • 1996 – 1997 Project "SAMMIE" (European Programme in Medical informatics)
  • 1996 – 1997 Project "PANORAMA", 3-D Digital video coding methods (European Programme ACTS)
  • 1995 – 1996 Project "DISTIMA" Digital Stereo Imaging Applications (European Programme RACE)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Signal processing, machine learning, image processing, artificial neural networks, machine vision, parallel architectures

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