Research Director and Head of the Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory, NCSR Demokritos, Greece
Dr. Vangelis Karkaletsis is the head of the Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory (SKEL) of the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications at NCSR “Demokritos”, and responsible for the Institute’s educational activities. His research interests are in the areas of content analysis, big data management and analytics, human robot interaction, ontology engineering. He has extensive experience in the coordination and technical management of European and national projects. He is currently coordinator of the H2020 Radio project on the use of robots in assisted living environments, and the H2020 DARE project on data management and analytics for European e-infrastructures. He has organised international workshops, conferences, summer schools. He is director of the MSc program on Data Science. He is co-founder of the spin-off company ‘i-sieve Technologies’ that exploited SKEL research on on-line content analysis. He is currently involved in the founding of a new spin-off that exploits SKEL technology on multilingual and multi-document summarization.