National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Yannis Panagakis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the Director of MSc in Language Technology. Previously, he held positions at Samsung AI Research Centre in Cambridge and Imperial College London, UK, where he is now an Honorary Research Fellow. He obtained Ph.D. and MSc degrees from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a BSc from the University of Athens. His research focuses on artificial intelligence (ΑΙ) algorithms for information processing tasks arising in a broad spectrum of application domains. He is particularly interested in mathematical aspects of deep learning related to generalization, compression, robustness, and interpretation and their interface with tensor methods. Yannis has published over 90 articles on the above topics in leading journals (e.g., IEEE TPAMI, IJCV, JMLR) and conferences (e.g., CVPR, NeurIPS, ICML, ICCV) and received several research grants and awards. He co-organized the BMVC 2017 conference and several workshops and special sessions in top-tier venues.