Profile

Name:

 Georgios Stylianou

Rank:

 Assistant Professor

Department:

 Computer Science and Engineering

School:

Sciences

Biography

Georgios Stylianou is an Assistant Professor at the department of Computer Science and Engineering at the European University Cyprus. He earned a B.Sc. in 1998, in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus and a Ph.D., in 2003, with specialization in Geometric Modelling and Feature Extraction, from the department of Computer Science and Engineering at Arizona State University. During 2004 he has worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Cyprus. He has over 30 peer reviewed publications in journals, books and conference proceedings and one patent "VISION ASSISTANCE USING MOBILE TELEPHONE" and a multi-year experience in mobile computing for the blind. As of today he has been funded by the Arizona Alzheimer’s Research Center, the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation (Realism, 3D-Face, e-Kindex, IndoorNavigation), the Cyprus Ministry of Commerce and Industry (VisionHunt) and European Union (Dariah, Intuition). His current research focus is on mobile computing, feature extraction, computer vision and location based services. He is interested in both basic and applied research. His past and current research has produced commercial products with the flagship being VisionHunt, which featured on BBC, which has sold to over 100 countries.

Education

2003  

 

PhD, Computer Science

Arizona State University, USA

1998 

 

BSc, Computer Science

University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Funded Projects

2010-2012

INDOOR NAVIGATION, Coordinator, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, €150K

2008-2011

Dariah, Local Coordinator, infrastructure EU project for digitization in arts and humanities, €100K (Cyprus Partner)

2008-2010

VISIONHUNT, Coordinator, Cyprus Ministry of Commerce, €200K

2006-2008

K-INDEX (AKGEN/0506/05), Coordinator, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, £117K (€200K)

2006-2010

3D-FACE (ERYAN/0205/08), Coordinator, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, £96K (€165K)

2004-2005

REALISM (ENTAX/0603/22), Principal Investigator, Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, £17K (€29K)

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Lanitis, G. Stylianou, C. Voutounos, “Virtual Restoration of Faces Appearing in Byzantine Icons, Journal of Cultural Heritage”, 2012.
  2. Lanitis, G. Stylianou, “Evaluating the Performance of 3D Face Reconstruction Algorithms”, Innovations and Advances in Computer Sciences and Engineering, 153-158, 2010

Patents

  1. "VISION ASSISTANCE USING A MOBILE TELEPHONE", U.S. Provisional Patent Application No. 61/201,182, MBF Ref. No. 025813-9002
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