Michail Papamichail

Post-Doctoral Researcher of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Email: mpapamic@issel.ee.auth.gr

Biography

Michail Papamichail is an Electrical and Computer Engineer graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. During his studies, he was selected by the University of California, Irvine for a paid internship position after a worldwide call, while he has also worked as an Oracle RPAS solution consultant (Veltio LLC) where his main duties involved designing and implementing large systems for demand forecasting. He is currently a PhD candidate and also works as a research associate at the Intelligent Systems and Software Engineering Labgroup (ISSEL) under the supervision of Dr. Andreas Symeonidis, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His PhD topic lies in the area of software quality and in specific it refers to the application of artificial intelligence and data mining techniques for assessing the maintainability degree of software. As a research associate, he has worked in multiple EU-funded (Mobile-Age) and national research projects (EERIS, Tektrain) as well as in private sector research projects (CIA). In addition, he works as a teaching assistant for “Pattern Recognition” course. Finally, he currently holds the position of chief technology officer (CTO) in the newly founded company Cyclopt, which aims at providing innovative solutions in the area of software quality as-a-service.

Paschalis Paschos

Consultant in Gastroenterology, MD, MSc, Doctoral Research Fellow

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Email: paschosp@auth.gr, pashospas@hotmail.com

Biography

Paschalis Paschos was qualified at the Medical School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 2002 and was trained in Gastroenterology at AHEPA University Hospital of Thessaloniki, Greece (2010-2014). In 2009, he earned his MSc degree in Medical Research Methodology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 2012 he has been working as a research fellow at Clinical Research & Evidence Medicine Unit, Aristotle University Thessaloniki. He participates as tutor in undergraduate and postgraduate courses of Evidence-Based Medicine. He has participated in the Greek translation of Evidence-Based Medicine, How to practice and teach EBM, 3rd Edition. He has co-authored several peer-reviewed articles and one book chapter. His main research interests include evidence synthesis of healthcare interventions (systematic reviews and meta-analyses) and diagnostic test accuracy studies. Currently, he is carrying out a network meta-analysis as PhD candidate in the field of Gastroenterology.

Eleni Verykouki

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly, Greece

Research Associate, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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Email: everykouki(@)auth.gr

Biography

Eleni Verykouki

Eleni Verykouki has graduated from the department of Mathematics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2005 and received her MSc in Statistics and Operations Research from the same department in 2008. She was awarded her PhD on Bayesian stochastic epidemic modelling from the School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK, in 2013. She has worked as a postdoctoral scientific collaborator in the Biostatistics group of Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH), Basel, Switzerland. She is an external research associate with the Laboratory of Hygiene, Social-Preventive Medicine and Medical Statistics, Department of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and is involved in various projects and teaching since 2013.  Eleni currently works as a postdoctoral statistician for the FF-IPM project at the Department of Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment, University of Thessaly. She is involved in tasks regarding the statistical analysis and modelling. Her research interests include statistical modelling, epidemic modelling and spatial statistics mainly for the transmission of infectious diseases.