Fani Apostolidou Kiouti

Medical Faculty
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Fani Apostolidou Kiouti was born in Thessaloniki, Greece. She graduated from the Medical Faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2014. Since 2011 she has been affiliated with the Department of Hygiene as an associate fellow in medical statistics with main interest in evidence synthesis, research methodology and quality of reporting.

Thomas Karanikiotis

MSc Eng, PhD c. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Telephone: +30 2310 99 6365


Thomas Karanikiotis is an Electrical and Computer Engineer who graduated on July, 2018 from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece with a GPA of 9,34/10,00. As an undergraduate student, he has been involved in a robotics team called “ARIADNE” at the Robotics and Automation laboratory of the Electronic & Computer Engineering Specialization Area at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with which they were elected twice (2016-2017,2017-2018) to the ten best teams in the world among major research centers and universities in the KUKA Innovation Award 2017 & 2018. He is currently working as a research associate and Ph.D. student at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr. Andreas Symeonidis in the area of Machine Learning and Data Analysis. His Ph.D. Thesis is “Deep Learning Representations for Software Artefacts”. As a research associate, he has been involved in a number of EU and private sector-funded projects, as a researcher and software engineer. He is also a teaching assistant in the undergraduate course “Pattern Recognition” and the postgraduate courses “Big Data Analytics” at ECE, AUTH and “Data Mining” at Medical School, AUTH. Finally, he currently holds the position of Lead Quality Engineer in Cyclopt, a company that aims at providing innovative solutions in the area of software quality as-a-service.

Eirini Pagkalidou


Department of Statistics,
Athens University of Economics and Business

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Eirini Pagkalidou was born in Serres, Greece in 1992.  She graduated from the Department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business in 2014 and received her MSc degree in Methodology of Biomedical research, Clinical Biostatistics and Bioinformatics from the Department of Medicine, University of Thessaly in 2015. Currently she is Ph.D. candidate in Hygiene-Medical Statistics in the Department of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, under the supervision of assistant Professor Anna-Bettina Haidich. She has participated in organizing and teaching the practical part (lab) of the undergraduate course Medical Statistics.

Her research interests include statistical methodology of medical data with R computer language and other statistical programs.