SELECTED HOSTS AND FELLOWS

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Professor Michalis Agoras

Professor Nikolaos Bouklas

University of Thessaly

Cornell University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

United States

Engineering


Project Title: Modeling Physiological Fatigue Loading and Damage Accumulation in Tendon

   

Dr. Achilleas Anagnostopoulos

Dr. Sophia Koustas

University of Thessaly

Southern New Hampshire University

Department of Business Administration

United States

Business

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research and Mentoring of Future Young Business Professionals in Business and Social Skills

 

Dr. Antonios Anastasopoulos

Dr. Roxani Margariti

University of Crete

Emory University

Department of History and Archaeology

United States

History


Project Title: Undergraduate and graduate teaching in Middle Eastern and Islamic History & collaborative research in Islamic History.

 

Dr. Areti Andreopoulou

Dr. Konstantinos Karathanasis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Oklahoma

Department of Music Studies

United States

Music

 

Project Title: Co-Develop and Strengthen Existing Curriculum in Electroacoustic Music Composition and Interactive Performance Techniques. Collaborative Research in the creation of a composition for recreated Aulos and live electronics.

 

Professor Georgia Andreou

Dr. Spyridoula Cheimariou

University of Thessaly

University of Alabama‚ Tuscaloosa

Department of Special Education

United States

Communications


Project Title: Collaborative research in English speaking and Greek speaking college students with dyslexia through eye tracking procedures

 

Dr. Elias Avramidis

Dr. Christoforos Mamas

University of Thessaly

University of California‚ San Diego

Department of Special Education

United States

Education

 

Project Title: Researching the social participation of students with special educational needs in general schools: Curriculum development and research capacity building.

 

Dr. Christos Chatzidoukas

Dr. George Philippidis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of South Florida (USF)

Department of Chemical Engineering

United States

Engineering


Project Title: Collaborative Research in Algae for Production of Biofuels and Bioproducts

 

Professor Konstantinos Chrissafis

Dr. Xanthippi Chatzistavrou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Michigan State University

Department of Physics

United States

Engineering

 

Project Title: Next generation bioactive and antibacterial glass-ceramics for tissue healing and regeneration

 

Professor Efstathios Efstathopoulos

Professor Dionysios Christodouleas

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Massachusetts‚ Lowell

Medical School, 2nd Department of Radiology

United States

Medical Sciences

 

Project Title: Nanomedicine educational activities and nanodevices development.

   

Professor Evangelos Efthymiou

Dr. Sofia Gavridou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of California‚ Los Angeles

Department of Civil Enginnering, Faculty of Engineering, Institute of Metal Structures

United States

Engineering


Project Title: TAll BUilding Structural Design (TABU): Collaborative Research‚ Curriculum Co-development and Graduate Research Mentoring and Teaching

 

Dr. Panagiotis Gianniotis

Dr. Theodora Bourni

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Tennessee‚ Knoxville

Department of Mathematics

United States

Mathematics


Project Title: Structure of singularity models of mean curvature flow

   

Professor Nicolas Kalogerakis

Professor Paschalis Alexandridis

Technical University of Crete

University at Buffalo‚ The State University of New York (SUNY)

School of Environmental Engineering

United States

Engineering

 

Project Title: Collaborative research to advance deep-sea biosurfactant-assisted bioremediation and mentoring of graduate students and junior researchers

 

Professor Dimitris Karlis

Professor Marianthi Markatou

Athens University of Economics and Business

University at Buffalo‚ The State University of New York

Department of Statistics

United States

Mathematics

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research on statistical Methods for Big Data. Grow Research Capacity and Output and Mentor Graduate Students in Statistical Methodology

 

Dr. Katerina Kopaka

Dr. Eugenia Gorogianni

University of Crete

The University of Akron

Department of History and Archaeology

United States

Archaeology


Project Title: Crete and the Aegean islands in the 2nd millennium BC - People, material cultures, ideologies, and the issue of «Minoanization» revisited

 

Professor Konstantinos Kormas

Professor Konstantinos (Kostas) Konstantinidis

University of Thessaly

Georgia Institute of Technology

Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment

United States

Biology

 

Project Title: Investigating the gut microbial diversity of Aegean Sea fish

 

Professor Mary Kosmidis

Dr. Alexandra Touroutoglou

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Harvard Medical School

School of Psychology

United States

Psychology


Project Title: Fostering clinical neuroscience training and research at AUTh through fMRI experiments‚ curriculum development and mentoring: Phase II

 

Professor Christopher Kotsakis

Dr. Dimitrios Bolkas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Pennsylvania State University Commonwealth Campus

Scool of Rural and Surveying Engineering‚ Department of Geodesy and Surveying

United States

Engineering

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research on Improved Algorithms for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs) Data Analysis in Aerial Photogrammetry and Earth Surveying Applications

 

Professor Panayiotis Mitsias

Dr. Ioannis Karakis

University of Crete

Emory University School of Medicine

School of Medicine - Neurology

United States

Medical Sciences

 

Project Title: 1) Delivery of the collaboratively updated and enhanced Clinical Neurophysiology Curriculum to the present generation of Neurology residents at the Unversity of Crete 2) Continue ongoing collaboration on use of quantitative EEG on brain mapping and connectivity after acute brain injury 3) Initiate exchange program of trainees on quantitative EEG-focused research

   

Professor Sotiris Natsiavas

Professor Alexander Vakakis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mechanical Engineering

United States

Engineering


Project Title: On the application of NES(nonlinear energy sinks) to railway bridges; Collaborative research on the application of NES to complex mechanical systems including moving mass and unilateral and bilateral constraints; Co-Develop a system for vibration control and damage limitation of bridges; Collaboration of research groups

 

Professor Maria Papadopouli

Dr. Stelios Smirnakis

University of Crete

Brigham and Women's Hospital‚ Harvard Medical School

Department of Computer Science

United States

Medical Sciences


Project Title: Continuation and further Consolidation and Enrichment of the Neuroscience Network Laboratory: Collaborative Research‚ Mentoring‚ and Curriculum Co-Development

 

Professor Vissarion Papadopoulos

Professor Kostas Papakonstantinou

National Technical University of Athens

The Pennsylvania State University

School of Civil Engineering

United States

Engineering

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research on Improving Seismic Safety‚ Resilience and Risk Predictions‚ and Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Earthquake Engineering and Uncertainty Quantification

 

Professor Eleni Peristeri

Dr. Kyrana Tsapkini

Dr. Efthimios Dardiotis

Dr. Constantine Frangakis

University of Thessaly

Johns Hopkins University

Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences

United States

Medical Sciences

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research in the Design of Optimized and Individualized Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Protocols in Patients with Post-Stroke Aphasia and Neurodegenerative Diseases

 

Professor Eftichios Sartzetakis

Professor George Deltas

University of Macedonia

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Economics

United States

Economics


Project Title: Collaborative Research and Mentoring of PhD Students in International Environmental Agreements Formation

 

Professor Georgios Simos

Professor Antonis Koromilas

University of Thessaly

McGill University

Laboratory of Biochemistry‚ Faculty of Medicine & Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Canada

Biology

 

Project Title: Development of an education curriculum and research collaborative program in molecular oncology between Canada and Greece.

 

Professor Georgios Sourvinos

Dr. Ioannis Sanidas

University of Crete

Harvard University

Medical School

United States

Biology


Project Title: Graduate student teaching/mentoring on the state-of-the-art genome editing technology (CRISPR/Cas9). Introduction of genome editing courses in Master s programs in the University of Crete. Establishment of collaboration in research projects in virology and cell biology using genome editing applications.

 

Professor Georgios Stavroulakis

Dr. Georgios Drosopoulos

Technical University of Crete

University of KwaZulu-Natal

School of Production Engineering and Management, Computational Mechanics and Optimization Laboratory

South Africa

University of Ioannina

 

School of Informatics & Telecommunications

 

Engineering

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research and Postgraduate student mentoring in the field of graphene reinforced nanocomposite materials‚ design and optimization‚ enhanced with shunted piezoelectric components‚ using functionally graded concepts and innovative optimization techniques.

 

Professor Panagiotis Tsakalides

Professor Anthony Ephremides

University of Crete

University of Maryland

Department of Computer Science

United States

Engineering


Project Title: Future Communication Networking with Message Semantics -[Development of International Virtual Research Laboratory between the University of Crete and FORTH on one hand with the University of Maryland on the other‚ through strong collaborative research‚ graduate and undergraduate student involvement and mentoring‚ and curriculum modernizing]

 

Dr. Panagiotis Tsiamyrtzis

Professor Ioannis Pavlidis

Athens University of Economics and Business

University of Houston

Department of Statistics

United States

Computer Science

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Analyzing "Deadline-Driven Lives"

 

Professor Andreas Voloudakis

Professor Ioannis Tzanetakis

Agricultural University of Athens

University of Arkansas‚ Fayetteville

Department of Crop Science

United States

Agriculture


Project Title: Identification of fig virome in Greek germplasm employing high throughput sequencing (HTS) and bioinformatics analysis.

 

Professor Nikolaos Voulgaris

Dr. George Tsoflias

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Kansas

Department of Geology and Geoenvironment

United States

Geology

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Developing New Induced Earthquake Detection and Analysis Methods for Characterization of the Subsurface; Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring in Geophysics and Seismology

 

Professor Nikolaos Zacharias

Professor Ioanna Kakoulli

University of the Peloponnese

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Department of History Archaeology and Cultural Resources Management

United States

Archaeology


Project Title: The Chemistry and Structure of Color in Archaeological Vitreous and Ceramic Materials. Collaborative Research in archaeological materials science and ancient technology and mentoring of graduate Ph.D. students in the Laboratory of Archaeometry and in the MSc Program on Cultural Heritage Materials and Technologies (CultTech) at the University of the Peloponnese.