Haris Papageorgiou


Haris Papageorgiou is Research Director at the Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP) of the ATHENA Research Centre. Haris is responsible for building advanced content analytics pipelines for scalable systems and big data infrastructures. He is the coordinator of the Technical Committee and technical responsible of operating the clarin:el shared distributed infrastructure (www.clarin.gr), which is the Greek part of the European CLARIN infrastruture (www.clarin.eu), making language resources, technology and expertise available to the humanities and social sciences research communities at large. He has held chief scientist positions in several european and national projects in the area of multilingual, multimodal, and multimedia processing. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from National Tech University of Athens (NTUA) and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from NTUA. He has published more than 110 scientific papers in international books, journals, and conference proceedings. His research interests focus on language and speech technology, knowledge discovery and representation, machine/deep learning, web mining, and information retrieval.