• Computational Intelligence in Control Applications
  • Parallel processing, Neural Networks.
  • Fuzzy systems in Pattern Recognition and Control.
  • Signal Processing Algorithms with applications on image and speech processing.
  • Pattern Recognition.
  • Image Modelling, Segmentation, Restoration, and Enhancement.
  • Image Analysis and understanding – Computer Vision.


  • ESPRIT – SPIN (Through National Technical University of Athens ). My involvement: Study of the prosody of Greek Language. Periods 1/8/1987 – 30/9/1988, 1/5/1989 – 30/10/ 1989, 1/2/1990 –30/6/1990.
  • EUROTRA (Through ILSP – Machine Translation between languages of European Countries). Personal involvement 1/1/1992 – 31/12/1992.
  • TRANSLEARN (Through ILSP – Machine Translation between languages of European Countries). Personal involvement 1/1/1993 – 31/12/1993.
  • STRIDE HELLAS (Through IDEATECH S.A and LAMPRAKIS RESEARCH FOUNDATION– Multimedia in Education and Culture). Personal involvement 1991 – 1993.
  • TMR (Through DUTH – Development of MRI processing tools). Programm No ERB FMRX CT 970160, Title: “ Advanced Signal Processing for Medical Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy”, (1998 – 2001).

Also, participation in 15 national (partially supported by the EU) RTD projects, in 8 of them being the scientific responsible


  • “Dunarea de Jos” University of Galati, Department of Electrical Eng , ROMANIA (Professors: S. Caraman, L. Frangu)
  • Petroleum – Gas University of Ploiesti, Dept. of Automatic Control & Computers , ROMANIA (Professors: N. Paraskiv, A. Moise)
  • University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, SERBIA. (Professor: G. Devedzic)
  • Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Control and System Research, Sofia, BULGARIA. (Professor: Petia Koprinkova)
  • University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Department of Electrical, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Chair of Automatic Control. (Professors: T. Moor, G. Roppenecker)
  • University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Computer Science Department , Chair of Pattern Recognition (Inf. 5) (Dr. Elli Angelopoulou)
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