photo of Georgios Kouroupetroglou Professor Georgios Kouroupetroglou holds a B.Sc. in physics and a Ph.D. in Communications and Signal Processing. He is President of the Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe (AAATE), regular member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (Academia Scientiarium et Artium Europaea), founder of the "Accessibility Unit" National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and founder of the Speech and Accessibility Research Laboratory. He has served as Chairman of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Director of Postgraduate Studies and PhD Studies, Director of the "Communication & Signal Processing Division", as well as Director of the M.Sc. Programme in "Language Technology". His research interests include Computer Accessibility and Voice User Interfaces, as part of the major domain of Human-Computer Interaction, with emphasis in:

Professor Kouroupetroglou has actively participated in a significant number of European Union funded and National research projects. He has been reviewer/evaluator and member of working groups/technical panels of various European Union's projects/programs. He is author of more than 180 scientific papers in journals/conference proceedings and numerous books and technical reports in the fields of his interest. He teaches the courses: "Voice User Interfaces", "Digital Accessibility and computer-based Assistive Technology", and "Computer and Web Accessibility". He has teach "Speech and Natural Language Processing", "Signals and Systems", "Real Time Digital Signal Processing Systems", "Computer Systems and e-Accessibility for Students with Disabilities", "Human Computer Interaction-Voice Technologies", "Sensor-based Application Development", "Computer Interfaces with the Analog World", "Real Time Systems", "Informatics in Rehabilitation", and "Advanced Assistive Technologies".


Georgios Kouroupetroglou
Speech and Accessibility Laboratory,
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens,
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications
Panepistimioupolis, Ilissia,
GR-15784 Athens, Greece

tel: +30 2107275305

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