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Thirimachos Bourlai

Assistant Professor

Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

West Virginia University

Professional Appointments

 

August 2012 - Present

 Assistant Professor, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.

February 2013 - Present

 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Eye Institute, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.

 

January 2010 - August 2012

Research Assistant Professor, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.

 

February 2009 - January 2010

Visiting Research Assistant Professor, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, U.S.A.

 

September 2007 - February 2009

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston, Houston, TX, U.S.A., and "The Methodist Hospital", Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX, U.S.A.

 

May 2006 - September 2007

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Surrey, CVSSP Group, Guildford, Surrey, U.K. 

 

Professional Preparation

 

M. Eng. (5 years Engineering Diploma) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1999

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

M.S. (Distinction) in Medical Imaging, Electronic Engineering, 2002

University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K.

Ph.D. Electronic Engineering, 2006

University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K.

Synergistic Activities

Chair/Co-Chair

  • Demo, Exhibitions and Competition Events in BTAS 2012 (Co-Chair)

  • Doctoral Consortium event in ICB 2013 (Co-Chair)

  • Doctoral Consortium event in BTAS 2012 (Co-Chair)

Program Committee

  • ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI 2013

  • International Conference in Biometrics, 2012

  • SPIE 2012: Biometric Technology for Human Identification VIII, 23 - 27 April 2012, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  • SPIE 2011: Biometric Technology for Human Identification VIII, 25 - 29 April 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA  

Memberships

  • IEEE Senior Member

  • Member of the National Defense Industrial Association

  • Board Member, Hellenic Professional Society of Texas, U.S.A. (2008-2009)

  • Member, technical Chamber's of Greece (1999-Present)

  • Member, Hellenic & Cypriot Society in University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, U.K. (2001-2006)

Reviewer for Journals

  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence

  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security

  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

  • Elsevier Image and Vision Computing

  • Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters

  • Springer, Machine Vision and Applications

Reviewer for Conferences

  • ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI 2012

  • International Conference on Biometrics (IAPR/IEEE) 2012

  • International Joined Conference in Biometrics (IEEE/IAPR) 2011

  • SPIE 2011: Biometric Technology for Human Identification VIII, 2011

  • IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques (IST), 2010

  • IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2010, 2011, 2012

  • HICSS-43 Symposium on Credibility and Information Quality, 2010

  • Advance Video and Signal based Surveillance, 2008

  • International Conference on Machine Learning, 2005

Recent Collaborators

Larry Hornak, West Virginia University; Bojan Cukic, West Virginia University; Kostas Sierros, West Virginia University; A. Ross; Ioannis Kakadiaris, University of Houston; Marc Garbey, University of Houston; Josef Kittler, University of Surrey; Norman Poh, University of Surrey; Kieron Messer, Omniperception Ltd.; Barbara Bass, The Methodist Hospital-Texas Medical Center; B. J. Dunkin, The Methodist Hospital-Texas Medical Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thirimachos Bourlai