Short Bio

I am a postdoctoral research fellow at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Center for Research and Technology, Hellas (CERTH), where I am a member of the Multimedia Knowledge & Social Media Analytics Laboratory (MKLAB).

I hold a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (2011) from the Dept. of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. I also hold a BSc degree in Mathematics (2003) from the Dept. of Mathematics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and an MSc in Computer Studies (2004) from the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering at the University of Essex, United Kingdom.

My research interests involve Semantic Technologies, Knowledge Representation and Reasoning, Non-Monotonic/Defeasible Reasoning and Information Visualization.


  • 2013–PresentResearcher

    Information Technologies Institute (ITI)
    Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH)

  • 2011–2013Research Assistant

    School of Science & Technology
    International Hellenic University

  • 2005–2010Research Associate

    Department of Informatics
    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Latest Updates

August 2018beAWARE Ontology v1.0 Publicly Available

The beAWARE ontology for crisis management is now publicly available on GitHub.

July 2018Paper Accepted For Presentation @ EnviroInfo 2018

New paper for H2020 project beAWARE: "Harmonizing Data Collection in an Ontology for a Risk Management Platform".

June 2018Paper Accepted For Presentation @ COWM 2018

New paper for H2020 project beAWARE: "Applying Semantic Web Technologies for Decision Support in Climate-Related Crisis Management".

June 2018Article Accepted @ Journal of Web Semantics

Our article on the SemaDrift suite of tools for measuring semantic drift in ontologies got accepted at the Journal of Web Semantics!

May 2018Project SUITCEYES featured in CERTH’s newsletter

How can a smart garment support people with deafblindness? Our H2020 project SUITCEYES is featured in CERTH’s bimonthly newsletter.

May 2018Our Paper among the Top 3 Research Papers @ ISCRAM’18

We are very proud that our paper on the "Sensor to Decision Chain" in Crisis Management was selected among the top 3 research papers at ISCRAM 2018!

Selected Publications

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Ongoing and completed projects