Alexandros Potamianos

Alexandros Potamianos

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Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Alexandros Potamianos (M’92, SM’10, F’15) received the Diploma in ECE from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece in 1990. He received the M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA in 1991 and 1995, respectively. From 1995 to 1999 he was a Senior Technical Staff Member at the Speech and Image Processing Lab, AT&T Shannon Labs, Florham Park, NJ. From 1999 to 2002 he was a Technical Staff Member and Technical Supervisor at the Multimedia Communications Lab at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ. From 1999 to 2001 he was an adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Columbia University, New York, NY. From 2003 to 2012, he was an associate professor at the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece. Since 2013 he is an associate professor at the School of ECE, National Technical University of Athens. Since 2016 he is an adjunct associate professor at the Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California.

His current research interests include speech and natural language processing, dialog and multimodal systems, nonlinear signal processing, machine learning, and multimodal child-computer interaction.

Prof. Potamianos has authored or co-authored over 150 papers in professional journals and conferences. He is the co-author of the paper “Creating conversational interfaces for children” that received a 2005 IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award; the co-editor of the book “Multimodal Processing and Interaction: Audio, Video, Text”. He holds four patents. He is a fellow of the IEEE.