Nikos Paragios, Professor of Applied Mathematics & Computer Science      
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Nikos Paragios is professor of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, director of the Center for Visual Computing of Ecole Centrale de Paris, and scientific leader of GALEN group of Ecole Centrale de Paris/Inria at the Saclay, Ile-de-France Unit. He is also senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France. Prior to that he was professor/research scientist (2004-2005, 2011-2013) at the Ecole Nationale de Ponts et Chaussees, affiliated with Siemens Corporate Research (Princeton, NJ, 1999-2004) as a project manager, senior research scientist and research scientist. In 2002 he was an adjunct professor at Rutgers University and in 2004 at New York University. N. Paragios was a visiting professor at Yale (2007) and at University of Houston (2009).

Professor Paragios is an IEEE Fellow, has co-edited four books, published more than two hundred papers in the most prestigious journals and conferences of medical imaging and computer vision (DBLP server), and holds twenty one US patents. His work has approx 13,500 citations according to Google Scholar and his H-number (06/2014) is 51.

Professor Paragios is the Editor in Chief of the Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal and  serves as a member of the editorial board for the Medical Image Analysis Journal (MedIA) and the SIAM Journal in Imaging Sciences  (SIIMS). He as served as an associate/area editor/member of the editorial board for the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), the Computer Vision and Image Understanding  Journal (CVIU), the International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) and the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision (JMIV)  while he was one of the program chairs of the 11th European Conference in Computer Vision (ECCV'10, Heraklion, Crete) and serves regularly at the conference boards of the most prestigious events of his fields (ICCV, CVPR, ECCV, MICCAI).  Professor Paragios is member of the scientific council of SAFRAN conglomerate.

N. Paragios received a European Research Council award in 2010 while in 2008 was the laureate of one of Greece's highest honor for young academics and scientists of nationality or descent (world-wide), the Bodossaki Foundation Prize in the field of applied sciences. In 2006, he was named one of the top 35 innovators  in science and technology under the age of 35 from the MIT's Technology Review magazine. His research interests include image processing, computer vision, medical image analysis and human computer interaction.