Role: PhD student in Computer Science

Department: Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens

Nationality: Greek

I am PhD Candidate in Computer Science, and my field of interest is Explainable AI and Deep learning. I have a MEng in Electrical and Computer engineering. I also work as a computer vision engineer in GRNET (Greek Research and Technology Network).



GCSE (or equivalent): Greek-French school of Ursulines

A-level (or equivalent): Greek public school

• MEng in Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
• PhD in computer science (ongoing), National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Details about Anastasios

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My research

I am working on a project that aims to develop an Artificial Intelligence/ Deep learning system for rapid and reliable diagnosis of Covid-19 through medical imaging.

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My inspiration

Many inspiring mentors have influenced me throughout my life and helped me to realise that a career in science and research was more suitable for me.

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Who is your STEM hero?

Nicola Tesla was an inventor and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.

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Most significant discovery/invention?

Maxwell's equations - these equations describe the creation and interaction of electric and magnetic fields. Our modern lives depend on our understanding of them. Without them, things like mobile phones, computers and electrical power would not be possible.

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Career options after study

  • Academic career at a university
  • Applied Scientist in the R&D department of a company
  • Entrepreneur (start-up company producing AI software)
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My hobbies

I enjoy music, guitar playing, CrossFit, and basketball