Constantine Kotropoulos received the Diploma degree with honors in electrical engineering, in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, in 1993, both from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. He works currently as an Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA, during the academic year 2008‐2009, and he conducted research at the Signal Processing Laboratory at Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, during the summer of 1993. He has coauthored 49 journal papers and 169 conference papers and contributed 7 chapters to edited books in his areas of expertise. He is Coeditor of the book Nonlinear Model‐Based Image/Video Processing and Analysis (J. Wiley and Sons, 2001). Over 3700 citations (h‐index=32) are traced by Google Scholar Citations, including self‐citations. His current research interests include audio, speech, and language processing, signal processing, pattern recognition, multimedia information retrieval, biometric authentication techniques, and human‐centered multimodal computer interaction. Professor Kotropoulos worked as a Scholar at the State Scholarship Foundation of Greece and the Bodossaki Foundation. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of EURASIP, IAPR, and Technical Chamber of Greece. He is an Associate Editor at IEEE Signal Processing Letters and a Member of the editorial board of Advances in Multimedia, ISRN Artificial Intelligence, Computer Methods in Biomechanics, and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization journals. He serves as an EURASIP Local Liaison Officer for Greece.
Biography Updated on 22 February 2014