Elpiniki I. Papageorgiou
Elpiniki I. Papageorgiou is an Associate Professor at the University of Thessaly, Geopolis Campus, Larissa, Hellas. She holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Patras (Sept. 2004) and an M.Sc. in Medical Physics. Her main expertise is in the development of novel algorithms and cognitive models for intelligent decision support systems focused on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps. She is also specialized in developing and applying AI models and algorithms to decision support problems for modeling, prediction, strategic decisions, scenario analysis and data mining, solving important existing and/or emerging problems, arising in engineering, business, medicine, agriculture, energy and environment. She has been working for over 17 years as principal investigator, project manager and senior researcher in several EU-funded and national research projects (15 EU and 9 national projects, ie. HORIZON2020-NAIADES, HORIZON2020-KYKLOS 4.0, HORIZON2020-Ζ-Fact0r, HORIZON2020-PROCETS, HORIZON2020-OACTIVE, INCONET-CG2, FP7-SMS-2013, FP7-ICT-2013-11 ISS-EWATUS, FP7-ICT-2011 USEFIL, FP7-ICT-2007-1 DEBUGIT, FP6-SESAME, etc.). Today, She is Project and Scientific Manager in two EU Horizon2020 projects, Z-Fact0r and NAIADES as a collaborating Professor in IBO/CERTH, Volos, Greece, and Technical Manager in KYKLOS 4.0 HORIZON2020 project. She was also the Coordinator in two national research projects at University of Thessaly concerning the development of intelligent algorithms for data analysis and DSS development in energy and water. Her strong relationship with external funding bodies and especially EU and national funding environments gave her experience in managing research teams in different application domain projects. She is also a member of COST Action 15222.
She has more than 225 publications in journals, conference papers, and book chapters (87 of them are in journals with high Impact Factors) and have 3370 citations from independent researchers (h-index=33 in Scopus).
Dr. Elpiniki Papageorgiou is the Editor of the Springer book “Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Applied Sciences and Engineering - from fundamentals to extensions and learning algorithms”, Intelligent Systems Reference Library 54, Springer 2014. Dr. Elpiniki Papageorgiou was the main organizer of the previously accomplished Special Sessions on Fuzzy Cognitive maps entitled as “Methods and Applications of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps” in previous FUZZ-IEEE conferences at 2011, 2012, 2013, WCCI2014 (IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems, FUZZ-IEEE 2014), FUZZ-IEEE2015, WCCI2016 and FUZZ-IEEE2017, and has chaired five of them; moreover she organized for first time worldwide the First Summer School for Fuzzy Cognitive Maps in July 2016 at Volos, Greece. She has organized the 1st Workshop on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Theory and Applications (FCMTA 2013) in Cyprus, and she was a Guest Editor for Applied Soft Computing Journal, Special Issue of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps, and has recently organized the Edition of a Springer Book on Advanced Data Analytics in Health. She is also a reviewer in many international journals, mainly IEEE and Elsevier. She is IEEE Senior Member and member in IEEE CIS and IEEE Women in Computational Intelligence. Her research interests include intelligent systems, fuzzy cognitive maps, soft computing methods, decision support systems, cognitive systems, data mining and machine learning. She has received some research awards (e.g. Best Conference paper) and fellowships (e.g. M.Sc. scholarship from Bodossaki Foundation and PhD and postdoc research scholarships from Greek State Scholarships Foundation -IΚΥ).
Dr. ELPINIKI I. PAPAGEORGIOU
Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Thessaly
Director of MSc. Program in "Energy and Automation Systems"
General Department, University of Thessaly.
Address: Geopolis Campus, Larissa - Trikala Ring Road, 41500, Larissa, GREECE
Scopus Author ID: 56429800100