Konstantinos Konstantinidis


Konstantinos Konstantinidis received the BEng. and M.Sc. degrees from the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, in 1999 and 2000 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace (DUTH) in 2008. His Ph.D. thesis concerned Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR).
From 2009 to 2013, he worked as a lecturer at the Alexander Technological Institute of Thessaloniki, and since November 2012 he has been a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Multimedia Knowledge group of the Informatics and Telematics Institute of CERTH. His research is focused on image processing and retrieval, data mining, social media analytics and natural language processing, while his interests include artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, and gadgets of all kinds.

Artificial Intelligence Data Mining & Machine Learning Multimedia Network Science & Online Social Networks

Work details

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)
November 2012
Information Technologies Institute
The Information Technologies Institute (ITI) – formerly known as Informatics and Telematics Institute – is a research institute that was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organisation under the auspices of the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of Greece, with its head office located in Thessaloniki, Greece. Since 10.3.2000 it is a founding member of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) also supervised by the GSRT. CERTH/ITI is one of the leading Greek institutions in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) with long experience in numerous European and national R&D projects. CERTH/ITI has participated in more than 50 EC IST projects – having coordinated at least 10 of them – and more than 85 National research projects or private sector Consulting Subcontracts. Over the last six years, the ITI research team has authored over 150 publications in scientific journals and has presented over 300 papers in international conferences (for a complete list please see our website, http://www.iti.gr/). CERTH/ITI has a staff of 8 researchers, and more than 120 employees including research partners, fellows and assistants as well as administration and technical staff. The Institute collaborates with Imperial College, the University of Surrey and the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki for the award of PhD degrees.


Technological Education Institute of Thessaloniki
September 2009 - February 2013
Department of Automation Engineering
Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (ATEITH), the second largest Technological Educational Institute of Greece comprises 5 schools (faculties) and 23 Departments offering, in total, over 2000 course modules for local students. A great number of them (continuously expanding) are offered in English, supported by state of the art laboratory equipment and highly qualified personnel. Agricultural Technology, Business Administration and Economics, Food Technology and Nutrition, Medical Care, almost every Engineering discipline, and a lot more can be studied at the highest level. ATEITH offers a high quality academic experience that help students improve themselves with an emphasis on novelty and originality. The students are an active part of a leading academic community characterized by independent thought and enquiry. They study and work alongside academics and practitioners who are experts in their field. At ATEITH we pride ourselves on our excellence, which can be seen in all aspects of academic and student life. Our academics are global experts and they translate their excitement about their research into teaching. They work alongside with the students to explore the latest approaches in order to provide a better understanding in their chosen area of study. The Institute was listed in the 2013 Webometrics University Ranking Report as the top Greek Technological Educational Institute, ranked higher than 10 Greek Universities and within the top 7.5% of the highest ranked Universities worldwide. ATEITH is constantly updating its academic facilities with state-of-the-art information and teaching resources. The Library contains the majority of resources needed to successfully work and study here, while the Computer Centre provides facilities to enhance learning and personal development.

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