Constantine Kotropoulos was born in Kavala, Greece in 1965. He received the Diploma degree with honors in
Electrical Engineering in 1988 and the PhD degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering in 1993, both from
the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He is currently a Full Professor in the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of
Thessaloniki. From 1989 to 1993 he was a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Electrical &
Computer Engineering at the same university. In 1995, he joined the Department of Informatics at the
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki as a senior researcher and served then as a Lecturer from 1997 to
2001, an Assistant Professor from 2002 to 2007, and an Associate Professor from 2008-2015.
He was a visiting research scholar in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Delaware,
USA during the academic year 2008-2009
and he conducted research in the Signal Processing Laboratory at Tampere University of Technology, Finland
during the summer of 1993. He has co-authored 53 journal papers, 191 conference papers, and contributed 9
chapters to edited books in his areas of expertise. He is co-editor of the book ``Nonlinear Model-Based
Image/Video Processing and Analysis'' (J. Wiley and Sons, 2001). His current research interests include audio,
speech, and language processing; signal processing; pattern recognition; multimedia information
retrieval; biometric authentication techniques, and human-centered multimodal computer interaction.
Prof. Kotropoulos was a scholar of the State Scholarship Foundation of Greece and the Bodossaki Foundation.
He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of EURASIP, IAPR, and the Technical Chamber of Greece.
He is a Senior Area Editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Letters and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journals: Advances in
Multimedia, International Scholar Research Notices, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering:
Imaging and Visualization, Artificial Intelligence Review, and MDPI Journal of Imaging. He serves as a EURASIP local liaison officer for Greece.