Curriculum Vitae

Born the 14th of January, 1987 in Athens, Greece.

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PhD in Computer Science, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2016 – present. Project title: Human factors in human-robot collaboration. Supervisor: Joakim Gustafsson. Co-supervisor: Gabriel Skantze.

MSc in Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. 2011 – 2014.

MSc in Information Technology (Exchange), Monash University, Melbourne. 2012 – 2012.

BSc in Informatics, Athens University of Applied Sciences. 2005 – 2011.

BSc in Computer Science (Exchange), Linnaeus University, Växjö. 2008 – 2009.

Academic experience

PhD Student, KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2016 – present. PhD student at the Department of Speech, Music and Hearing. School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Research Intern, Microsoft Research. 2018. PhD internship at the AI lab at Microsoft Re- search. Mentor: Dan Bohus. Co-mentor: Sean Andrist.

Research Assistant, University of Copenhagen. 2015 – 2016. Research Assistant at the Human Centred Computing group. Department of Computer Science.

Teaching Assistant, University of Copenhagen. 2013 – 2014. Teaching Assistant at MSc Computer Science courses.

Industrial experience

Software Developer, QBuy, Copenhagen. 2013 – 2015.

Test Designer, SMS Passcode, Copenhagen. 2013.

Software Developer, Pyxis, Barcelona. 2011.

Software Developer, Leitat Technological Centre, Barcelona. 2010.


Multimodal interaction & interfaces. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2016 – 2018.

Human Perception for Information Technology. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2018.

Language engineering with introduction to machine learning. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2017.

Speech & speaker recognition. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2017.

Spectral transforms. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2016.

Software design & software architecture. University of Copenhagen. 2013 – 2014.

Project course: development studio. University of Copenhagen. 2014.


Master thesis. Boran Sahindal. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2019.

Master thesis. Olle Wallberg. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2019.

Project supervision (MSc). Multimodal interaction & interfaces. KTH Royal Institute of

Technology. 2018.

Project supervision (MSc). Human perception for information technology. KTH Royal Institute of Technology. 2018.

Summer schools

SMART. Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris. 2017.

eNTERFACE. Catolica University, Porto. 2017.


Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI). 2018, 2019, 2020.

Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). 2020.

International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI). 2018, 2019.

International Conference on Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVA). 2017, 2019.

Annual Meeting on Cognitive Science (CogSci). 2019.

Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS). 2018.


Group Interaction Frontiers in Technology (GIFT). 2018.


Young Researchers’ Roundtable on Spoken Dialog Systems. [Local organiser]. Stockholm. 2019.

TEDxKTH. [Co-organiser]. Stockholm. 2017.

Interspeech Doctoral Consortium. [Local organiser]. Stockholm. 2017.

Interspeech Student Events. [Local organiser]. Stockholm. 2017.


ICMI [Travel grant]. Shuzhou, China. 2019.

CogSci [Travel grant]. Montreal, Canada. 2019.

SIGAI – IVA [Travel grant]. Paris, France. 2019.

Amazon Alexa Prize 2018 [Research grant]. Seattle, USA. 2018. *Participated only in the proposal, but not the challenge.

HRI 2018 [Travel grant]. Chicago, USA. 2018.

ICMI 2017 [Travel grant & Doctoral Consortium]. Glasgow, UK. 2017.

Bringing public art to the public. Danish Arts Foundation [1st Place]. Copenhagen, Denmark. 2016.


ICMI. Shuzhou. 2019.

CogSci. Montreal. 2019.

HRI. Chicago. 2018.

IVA. Stockholm. 2017.

INTERSPEECH. Stockholm. 2017.

ISCA-SAC (International Speech Communication Association). 2016 – 2017.

MobileHCI. Copenhagen. 2015.