Nikos Grammalidis received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1992 and 2000, respectively. His Ph.D. degree dissertation was titled “Analysis, coding, and processing of multiview image sequences using object‐based techniques.” Grammalidis is a Senior Research Scientist at the Informatics and Telematics Institute, Center of Research and Technology, Hellas, Greece, since 2001. Prior to his current position, he was a Researcher in 3D Imaging Laboratory, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. His main research interests include computer vision, signal processing, image compression, 3D data processing, multimedia image communication, 3D motion estimation, and stereo‐ and multiview image sequence coding. His involvement with those research areas has led to the coauthoring of 28 articles in refereed journals, five book chapters, and more than 70 papers in international conferences. Since 1992, he has been involved in more than 15 projects funded by the EC and 13 by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology. He served as the Coordinator of FP7 Environment (including Climate Change) FIRESENSE (Fire Detection and Management through a Multisensor Network for the Protection of Cultural Heritage Areas from the Risk of Fire and Extreme Weather Conditions) project and he is currently the Coordinator of FP7‐ICT project i‐Treasures (Intangible Treasures: Capturing the Intangible Cultural Heritage and Learning the Rare Know‐How of Living Human Treasures). He has served as a regular Reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences.
Biography Updated on 14 July 2014