Καθηγητής Τμήματος Επιστήμης Υπολογιστών, Πανεπιστήμιο Κρήτης
Ioannis Tsamardinos, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Computer Science Department of University of Crete and co-founder of Gnosis Data Analysis PC, a University start-up.
He obtained his Ph.D. from the Intelligent Systems Program at the University of Pittsburgh in 2001. He then worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University until 2006 when he returned to Greece. Prof. Tsamardinos’ main research directions include machine learning, bioinformatics, and artificial intelligence. More specifically his work emphasizes feature selection, causal discovery, and automation of machine learning.
Prof. Tsamardinos has over 100 publications in international journals, conferences, and books. Distinctions with colleagues and students a Gold Medal in the Student Paper Competition in MEDINFO 2004, the Outstanding Student Paper Award in AIPS 2000, the NASA Group Achievement Award for participation in the Remote Agent team and others. Statistics on recognition of work include more than 6000 citations (600+ a year), and h-index of 32 (as estimated by Google Scholar). Ioannis has been awarded the European and Greek national grants of excellence, the ERC Consolidator and the ARISTEIA II grants respectively.