Fani A. Tzima

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,
54124, Thessaloniki, Greece

Tel: +30 2310 99 6349
Fax: +30 2310 99 6398
Email: fani (at) olympus [dot] ee [dot] auth [dot] gr

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Education

2011-today Postdoctoral researcher
Information Processing Laboratory (IPL), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Postdoctoral research topic: “Multi-label classfication with Learning Classifier Systems”
2005-2011 PhD student Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
PhD Thesis Title: “Learning Classifier Systems for Supervised Classification Problems”
2005-1999 Diploma of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Grade:8.28/10
Dimploma Thesis Title: “Virtual Laboratory for Managing and Transmitting Digital Media”

Professional Experience

05/2014–07/2014 Research Associate at CERTH-ITI Extensions to the web-­‐based energy-­simulations platform and dissemination of results within the project “CASSANDRA”
03/2013–07/2013 Software Engineer (freelance) NOVARTIS (HELLAS) S.A.C.I. Project: «Upgrade of the patient management system of the Endocrinology Clinic in Ippokration Hospital of Thessaloniki»
10/2009-12/2013 Software Development & Technical Support at Intelligent Systems and Software Engineering Laboratory (ISSEL), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Project: AMNOS II
07/2006-01/2008 Research Associate at CERTH-ITI Author of D6-3 “Report on the development of agent-based models for water demand and supply” for the European FP6 INCO-MPC Project “NOSTRUM”
12/2005-06/2009 Software Engineer at Intelligent Systems and Software Engineering Laboratory (ISSEL), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Project: A Generalized Framework and Applications for Evaluating the Intelligent Behaviour of Agents in MultiAgent Systems, PENED-GSRT
07/2003-09/2003 Undergraduate Trainee at Intracom S.A., Software Design & Development for the IST-2001 Project “e-Sharing”

Academic Experience

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Teaching Experience
03/2012-08/2012 Lecturer under contract (Presidential Decree 407/80) Course “Distributed Operating Systems” (with: Assoc. Prof. A. Vakali) Computer Science Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
02/2009-06/2010 Teaching Assistant for Course “Software Engineering” (Teaching: Prof. P. A. Mitkas & Lec. A. L. Symeonidis) Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
01/2008-06/2008 Seminar Lectures on “New Technologies in Environmental Education” (21 hrs.). Program: “Basic Environemntal Training of Educators”, National Technical University (NTUA), Greece.
01/2006–Today Project Thesis Co-supervisor (Supervisor: Prof. P. A. Mitkas) Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
10/2005-02/2015 Teaching Assistant for Course “Databases” (Teaching: Prof. P. A. Mitkas) Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Research Interests

  • Databases
  • Data mining
  • Evolutionary Rule Induction Algorithms and Learning Classifier Systems
  • Environmental Informatics
  • Software Agents and MultiAgent Systems

Technical skills

  • Development of data mining algorithms
  • Software design and implementation
  • Programming languages: Java SE, Java EE, C/C++/C#, Pascal, Visual Basic.NET, Fortran
  • Design, development and management of relational (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (MongoDB)
  • Programming languages: Java SE, Java EE, C/C++/C#, Pascal, Visual Basic.NET, Fortran, Matlab, SQL
  • Parallel programming frameworks: CUDA 2.0, MPI
  • Web applications design and development: HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, JSP, Ruby on rails
  • Rapid Web development/Web authoring: JOOMLA, Drupal
  • Data processing and simulation frameworks: MATLAB
  • Grid Computing Framework: member of HellasGrid/ EGEE since 08/2006

Distinctions & Awards

07/2013 Recipient of “Excellence Fellowship for Postdoctoral Studies” from the Research Committee of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki for the year 2013.
09/2012 1st place at the Social Event Detection Task of MediaEval2012.
03/2007 Award by the Rotary Clubs Thessaloniki (Virtue, Benefaction and Offering Awards). Silver medal for “Promoting Science and Technology for the Benefit of the Suffering Fellowman”.
03/2007 Technical Chamber of Greece award for excellent class performance during the 5th academic year (2003 – 2004). Grade: 9.92/10.
08/2005 2nd place in the world finals of Microsoft “Imagine Cup” for the project Sign2Talk.
05/2005 2nd place in the Central-Eastern European finals of Microsoft “Imagine Cup” for the project Sign2Talk.

Foreign Languages

– English: Excellent (Cambridge Proficiency, Michigan Proficiency)
– German:
Very Good (Goethe Institut Mittelstüfe)

Memberships

My full CV and Publications Appendix is available for download in English and Greek.