Centrale Supélec, University Paris-Saclay
Maria Vakalopoulou is an Assistant Professor (since 2019) and the leader of the βiomathematics group at MICS laboratory of Centrale Supelec University Paris-Saclay, Paris, France and she is also affiliated with INRIA Saclay. Prior to that she was a postdoctoral researcher at the same university (2017-2019) while she received her PhD from the school of Rural, Surverying and Geoinformatics Engineering at NTUA, Athens, Greece (2017), where she also received her engineering diploma. Her research interest is the development of artificial intelligence methods and algorithms for visual perception including remote sensing and medical imaging. The last 5 years, her research is focusing on the development of novel and robust algorithms for cancer treatment in close collaboration with clinicians in France working in, e.g., Gustave Roussy and AP-HP hospitals. In particular, her interests include self, unsupervised and generative learning as well as training with limited amount of data. Her research has been published in more than 23 journal papers including The Lancet Oncology (IF 54.43), Radiology (IF 29.15), Medical Image Analysis (IF 8.54), Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (IF 3.71), while her research contributions have received number of awards and honors.