Projects Selected in Cycle IV

Host Collaborator:

Fellow:

Professor Panos Argyrakis

Dr. Lazaros Gallos

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Rutgers‚ The State University of New Jersey

Field of Study: Physics

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Network Science: Using Machine Learning techniques to predict macroscopic static and dynamic observables in complex networks.

 

Professor Constantine Bikos

Mrs. Kalliopi Galiti

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of Wisconsin-Madison‚ USA

Professor Konstantinos Kornarakis

United States

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

 

Field of Study: Education

 

Project Title: Trauma Transformation through Forgiveness Education

 

Professor Andreas Boudouvis

Dr. Dimitrios Giovanis

National Technical University of Athens

Johns Hopkins University

Field of Study: Engineering

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research on Computational Methods for Predictive Modeling in Process Analysis via Reduced-Order Modeling and Manifold Learning‚ and Mentoring Undergraduate and Graduate students in Computational Mechanics.

 

Professor Maria Damilakou

Professor Athanasios (Sakis) Gekas

Ionian University

York University

Field of Study: History

Canada

Project Title: Curriculum Co-Development for an undergraduate course on History of Greek Diaspora in North and South America; Curriculum Co-Development for a graduate seminar on Greek Migration and Diaspora in a comparative approach; Collaborative Research on History of Greek Migration in the first half of the 20th century.

 

Professor Nikolaos Depountis

Professor Maria Ferentinou

University of Patras

University of Johannesburg

Field of Study: Engineering

South Africa

Project Title: Collaborative Research in the field of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering with the performance of "Large scale shear tests of soil-geosynthetic interfaces "

 

Professor Dimitris Fotakis

Professor Stratis Ioannidis

National Technical University of Athens

Northeastern University

Field of Study: Computer Science

United States

Project Title: Research collaboration with Prof. Stratis Ioannidis in Machine Learning and Learning Theory‚ focusing on ranking regression and learning from ranked data‚ under theoretical and experimental viewpoints. Grow research capacity on the topic of learning from ranked data through a tutorial‚ a research seminar and mentoring graduate and senior undergraduate students.

 

Professor Dimitrios Frantzeskakis

Professor Panagiotis Kevrekidis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

University of Massachusetts‚ Amherst

Professor T.P. Horikis

United States

University of Ioannina

 

Field of Study: Mathematics

 

Project Title: Solitons and rogue waves in media with a local or a nonlocal nonlinearity

 

Professor Georgios Gaidajis

Dr. Vassilios Kazakidis

Democritus University of Thrace

Laurentian University

Field of Study: Engineering

Canada

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Social licensing assessment for the evaluation of the development of natural resource projects

 

Professor Theodore Ganetsos

Professor Elias Sideras-Haddad

West Attica University

University of the Witwatersrand

Field of Study: Physics

South Africa

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Solid State Physics

 

Professor Minos Garofalakis

Dr. Petros Spachos

Technical University of Crete

University of Guelph

Field of Study: Engineering

Canada

Project Title: Curriculum Co-Development‚ Research Collaboration and Student Research Mentoring in Systems for Smart Cities with the Internet of Things (IoT)

 

Professor Ioannis Giannikos

Dr. Petros Anastasopoulos

University of Patras

Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)

Field of Study: Travel/Tourism

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in the Economics of Tourism; Co-Develop New and Strengthen Existing Curriculum in Tourism and Leisure Studies

 

Dr. Andreas Gofas

Dr. Orfeo Fioretos

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

Temple University

Field of Study: International Relations

United States

Project Title: A Greece-US partnership to promote research and student exchange in the field of international and European studies

 

Professor Georgios Kagadis

Professor Nikos Papanikolaou

University of Patras

University of Texas at San Antonio

Field of Study: Medical Sciences

United States

Project Title: Expanding the medical physics program at Univ of Patras through novel research and new training programs

 

Professor Nikolaos Kotsanos

Professor Petros Papagerakis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of Saskatchewan

Professor Athanasios Tzioufas

Canada

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

 

Field of Study: Medical Sciences

 

Project Title: Collaborative Research in genetic and environmental influence on tooth formation and mineralization; Grow Research Capacity and Output and Mentor Graduate Students in Pediatric Dentistry. Develop exchange program of Under and/or postgraduate students between our institutions.

 

Professor Marina Kotzamani

Ms. Theodora Skipitares

University of the Peloponnese

 

Field of Study: Arts

United States

Project Title: -Curricular co-development for undergraduate program of studies. -Teaching of undergraduate seminars in mentor's specialty. -Offering training in teaching of arts courses

 

Dr. Vassilis Kouikoglou

Professor Vasilios Manousiouthakis

Technical University of Crete

UCLA

Field of Study: Engineering

United States

Project Title: Sustainability Theory and Applications

 

Professor Katherine Liapi

Professor Emmanouil Vermisso

University of Patras

Florida Atlantic University

Field of Study: Architecture

United States

Project Title: Generative Design Processes in Architectural Education: Collaborative Cross -Disciplinary Research Focused on Fellow's Doctoral Research and Integration of the developed Computation Design Processes and Workflow in Class Instruction.

 

Professor Penelope Mavromara

Dr. Konstantinos Kousoulas

Democritus University of Thrace

Louisiana State University

Field of Study: Medical Sciences

United States

Project Title: Strengthening graduate studies and research in Infectious Diseases and bioinformatics at Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH): Curriculum co-development‚ student teaching and mentorship and collaborative research activities.

 

Professor George Nanos

Dr. Eleni Pliakoni

University of Thessaly

Kansas State University

Field of Study: Agriculture

United States

Project Title: Development of analytical methodology for phenols and cannabinoids

 

Dr. Theodore Panagiotidis

Professor Vasileios Sarafidis

University of Macedonia

Monash University

Field of Study: Economics

Australia

Project Title: Curriculum Development and Teaching on Panel Data Econometrics; Collaborative Research on the Effects of Uncertainty on greek Fimrs

 

Professor George Polyzos

Professor Vasileios Kemerlis

Athens University of Economics and Business

Brown University

Field of Study: Computer Science

United States

Project Title: Software hardening for the Internet of Things

 

Mrs. Despina Provata

Dr. Zoe Petropoulou

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

St. John's University‚ New York

Field of Study: Literature

United States

Project Title: Teaching research methodology to undergraduate students of the French Language and Literature Department and mentoring them for the Professions.

 

Professor Basil Psarianos

Professor Nikiforos Stamatiadis

National Technical University of Athens

University of Kentucky

Field of Study: Engineering

United States

Project Title: Evaluation of connected and automated vehicles on night time road safety through collaborative research and educational activities

 

Mr. Dimitrios Rozakis

Dr. Costas Laoutides

University of the Peloponnese

Deakin University

Field of Study: Political Science

Australia

Project Title: Research‚ Graduate Student Teaching and Curriculum Development in Ethnic/Separatist Conflicts

 

Professor Konstantinos Sfetsos

Professor Alexios Polychronakos

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

City College of New York‚ The City University of New York & the Graduate Center of CUNY

Field of Study: Physics

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Quantum Field Theory and Statistical Systems

 

Professor Eleni Skourtou

Dr. Themistoklis Aravossitas

University of the Aegean

University of Toronto

Field of Study: Education

Canada

Project Title: Professional Development of Greek Language Techers in the Diaspora

 

Professor Emmanouil Smyrnakis

Professor Marientina Gotsis

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

University of Southern California

Field of Study: Arts

United States

Project Title: Narrative Medicine and Cinematic Arts in Medical Education Curricula

 

Professor Sarantis Sofianos

Professor Peter Diamessis

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Cornell University

Field of Study: Environmental Sciences

United States

Project Title: Investigation of the role of upper-ocean turbidity in impacting stratification and diapycnal turbulent transport and mixing

 

Professor Marios Spiliopoulos

Professor Annetta Kapon

Athens School of Fine Arts

Otis College of Art and Design

Field of Study: Arts

United States

Project Title: Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring for Graduate Students in the School of Fine Arts, with Curriculum Co-Development with a View to Enriching the Curriculum and Preparation of Students for Professional Life. Strengthening International Connections for Graduate Students and Faculty.

 

Professor Georgios Steiris

Professor Evangelia Anagnostou

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Macquarie University Australia

Field of Study: Philosophy

Australia

Project Title: Collaborative Research on the receprion of Platonism by Christian scholars in Byzantium; Curriculum co-development for the the new Postgraduate Program in HIstory of Philosophy

 

Professor Fotis Topouzis

Professor Demetrios Vavvas

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Harvard University

Field of Study: Medical Sciences

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Developing Strategies Towards Diagnosis and Screening of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and AMD-Phenotype Identification

 

Professor Georgios Tsivgoulis

Dr. Vasileios-Arsenios Lioutas

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Harvard University

Field of Study: Medical Sciences

United States

Project Title: Co-development and Promotion of Education‚ Mentoring and Collaborative Research in Vascular Neurology and Stroke. Analysis of national and regional trends of Stroke mortality in Greece‚ 1980-2015

 

Dr. Eleni Vlahogianni

Professor Alexander Skabardonis

National Technical University of Athens

University of California‚ Berkeley

Field of Study: Engineering

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Grow research capacity and mentor undergraduate and graduate students in transportation engineering

 

Professor Panayiotis Vlamos

Professor Chrystalla Mouza

Ionian University

University of Delaware

Field of Study: Education

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Computer Science Education

 

Professor Dimitrios Vlassopoulos

Professor Savvas Hatzikiriakos

University of Crete

The University of British Columbia

Field of Study: Engineering

Canada

Project Title: Collaborative Research in Linking Rheological Material Functions to Polymer Crystallization

 

Professor George Yannis

Dr. Alexandra Kondyli

National Technical University of Athens

University of Kansas

Field of Study: Engineering

United States

Project Title: Collaborative Research and Mentoring in Driver Behavior and Traffic Safety

 





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Cycle 2
SELECTED HOSTS AND FELLOWS
HOST COLLABORATOR FELLOW
Professor Vassilis Aletras Dr. Petros Pechlivanoglou
University of Macedonia The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
School of Business Administration Health Economics
Project Title: Developing Economic Evaluation and Decision Analysis Methods Capacity and Establishing Foundations for a Diabetes Policy Model
Dr. Antonios Anastasopoulos Dr. Roxani Margariti
University of Crete Emory University
Department of History and Archaeology History
Project Title: Graduate Teaching in Middle Eastern and Islamic History and Historiography and Curriculum Strengthening with New Graduate Courses
Professor Constantine Bikos Dr. Peli (Kalliopi) Galiti
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki University of Wisconsin-Madison
School of Philosophy and Education Education Psychology
Project Title: Preventing bullying in the schools: Decreasing Anger and Increasing Class Cooperation in Primary and Secondary Schools through Forgiveness Education
Professor Georgios Boulougouris Professor Sotiris Xantheas
Democritius University of Trace Universtiy of Washington
Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Project Title: Collaborative Research in Modeling and Analyzing the Formation of Hydrogen Bond Network in a Variety of Aqua’s Environments
Christina Boutsouki Dr. Paschalina Ziamou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Baruch College‚ The City University of New York
Department of Economics Business
Project Title: Curriculum Development for a Joint "MSc in Digital Marketing & Social Media" and Advisement & Mentoring of Doctoral Students
Dr. Periklis Chatzimisios Professor Foteini Baldimtsi
Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki George Mason University
Informatics Computer Science
Project Title: Curriculum Co-Development, Research Collaboration and Student Mentoring in Blockchains for the Internet of Things (IoT)
Professor Maria Chatzinkolaidou Professor Stavroula Sofou
University of Crete Rutgers University
Department of Materials Science and Technology Chemical and Biochemical Engineering‚ and Biomedical Engineering
Project Title: Collaborative Research in Vascular Tissue Engineering
Professor Michail Georgiadis Professor Marianthi Ierapetritou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Rutgers‚ The State University of New Jersey
Department of Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering
Project Title: Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Teaching/Mentoring in the Area of Process Systems Engineering
Dr. Vassilia Hatzitaki Dr. Nikolaos Stergiou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki University of Nebraska at Omaha
Physical Education and Sports Sciences Biomechanics 
Project Title: A USA-Greece Partnership to Promote Research and Student Mentoring in Human Movement Variability
Professor Georgios Kagadis Professor Nikos Papanikolaou
University of Patras University of Texas at San Antonio
Medical Physics Therapeutic Radiology
Project Title: Collaborative Research in Biological and Physics Processes Specific to Modeling and Measuring DNA Damage from Therapeutic Radiation; Co-mentoring Graduate Students in Medical Physics
Professor Orestis Kalogirou Professor George Hadjipanayis
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki University of Delaware
Department of Physics Physics, Solid State
Project Title: Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Teaching/Mentoring in "Magnetic Materials for Biomedical and Permanent Magnet Applications"
Professor Kyriaki Sidiropoulou Professor Diomedes Logothetis
University of Crete Northeastern University
Neurophysiology Pharmaceutical Sciences
Project Title: Enhancement of the Curricula and Research in Neurophysiology and Neuroscience
Professor Dimitris Karlis Professor Marianthi Markatou
Athens University of Economics and Business University at Buffalo‚ The State University of New York
Statistics Mathematics and Statistics
Project Title: Big Data: Interface of Statistics and Machine Learning
Dr. Dimitris Keridis Professor Stathis Kalyvas
Panteion University Yale University
Department of International, European and Area Studies Conflict Studies, Political Violence
Project Title: Research, Graduate Student Teaching and Curriculum Development in Conflict and Political Violence
Professor Sokratis Koniordos *Cohort Project Dr. Evangelina Tastsoglou
University of Crete Saint Mary's University
Sociology/Social Sciences Cultural Sociology
Professor Nicholas Alexiou
Queens Collage, City University of New York
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Project Title: The Making of the Modern Greek Diaspora: Collaborative Research, Graduate Teaching/Mentoring and Curriculum Co-Development
Professor Konstantinos Kormas Professor Konstantinos Konstantinidis
University of Thessaly Georgia Institute of Technology
Department of Ichthyology & Aquatic Environment Environmental Biology
Project Title: Metagenomic Investigations of the Microbial Diversity and Ecophysiology in Greek Thermal Springs for Biotechnological Applications
Professor Katherine Liapi Professor Emmanouil Vermisso
University of Patras Florida Atlantic University
Department of Architecture/School of Engineering Architectural Technology
Project Title: Emergent Form: Permance-Driven Form-Finding Strategies in Architecture
Professor Petros Maragos Professor Kostas Daniilidis
National Technical University of Athens University of Pennsylvania
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Project Title: Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Training in Vision Robotics
Professor Kostas Mathiopoulos Dr. Ioannis Ragoussis
University of Thessaly McGill University
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Biomedical Sciences
Project Title: Collaborative Research on Olive Fly Genomics; Teaching Genomic Sciences and Functional Analysis; Curriculum Development for Graduate Students; Research Infrastructure Development in Synthetic Biology
Dr. Chrysovalantou Milliou Professor Konstantinos Serfes
Athens University of Economics and Business Drexel University
International and European Economic Studies Economics
Project Title: Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Mentoring in Industrial Organization
Professor Panayiotis Mitsias Dr. Ioannis Karakis
University of Crete Emory University School of Medicine
School of Medicine-Neurology Neurology
Project Title: Curriculum Co-Development for Clinical Neurophysiology for Neurology Residents and Collaborative Research in Developing Electroencephalography-Based Cortical Connectivity Measures
Professor Basil Psarianos Professor Nikiforos Stamatiadis
National Technical University of Athens University of Kentucky
Faculty of Rural and Surveying Engineering Civil Engineering
Project Title: Understanding and Addressing Nighttime Road Safety Critical Issues through Collaborative Research and Educational Activities
Professor Tatiani Rapatzikou Dr. Demetres Tryphonopoulos
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Brandon University
English, Faculty of Philosophy English and Creative Writing
Project Title: Anglo-American Modernist Poetry and the Classics: Curriculum Co-Development, Collaborative Research and Graduate Student Mentoring in Editing, Annotating and Digitizing Archived Materials
Professor Vasiliki Soubasi Dr. Helen Christou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Harvard Medical School
Department of B. Neonatal Clinic, Faculty of Medicine Pediatrics
Project Title: Co-Develop New and Strengthen Existing Curriculum in Neonatology; Collaborative Research on Short-Term and Long-Term Prediction and Early Diagnosis Regarding the Morbidities of Preterm and High Risk Term Neonates and Planning Preventative Interventions; Graduate Student Training and Mentoring in Neonatology
Professor Georgios Sourvinos Dr. Ioannis Sanidas
University of Crete Harvard University
Medical School Harvard Medical School
Project Title: Introduction of the State-of-the-Art Genome Editing Technology (CRISPR/Cas9) and Establishment of Research Collaboration on Genome Engineering Approaches in Virology and Cell Biology
Professor Anastasia Tsamparli-Kitsara Professor Ionas Sapountzis
University of the Aegean Adelphi University
Psychology Psychology
Project Title:Working with Disadvantaged Children in Schools
Professor Eleni Vlahogianni Dr. Konstantina Gkritza
National Technical University of Athens Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering/Department of Transportation Planning and Engineering Civil Engineering
Project Title: Collaborative Research in Smart and Shared Mobility: Grow Research Capacity and Mentor Graduate Students in Transportation Planning and Engineering
Professor Nikolaos Voulgaris Dr. George Tsoflias
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens University of Kansas
Geophysics & Seismology Geophysics & Seismology
Project Title: Collaborative Research in Developing New Induced Earthquake Detection and Analysis Methods for Characterization of the Subsurface, using Seismic Array Techniques; Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring in Geophysics and Seismology
Dr. Timothy Ward Dr. Bill Manaris
The American College of Greece College of Charleston
Intermedia/Multimedia Computer Science
Project Title: Curriculum Co-Development and Collaborative Research and Performance Infrastructure Planning for Interdisciplinary 'Computing in the Arts' Cross-Institutional Activities and Community Networks