Studies

PhD in Medical Physics

February 2004: PhD in Medical Physics, University of Patras, Greece

Thesis: Quality Control of New Components and Services in Medical Imaging Systems Read More »

MSc in Medical Physics

November 1999: Master Degree (MSc) in Medical Physics, University of Patras, Greece

Thesis: Quality Control of Medical Film Digitizers Read More »

BSc in Physics

July 1996: Bachelor Degree in Physics, University Al.I.Cuza Iasi, Romania

Speciality: Biophysics Read More »

Work History

Industry and Research - over 10 years of experience

11/2016 - now: S.C. BOK Technologies & Solutions SRL, Iasi, Romania: Managing Director

05/2016 - now: Raising the Floor (RtF), Geneva, Switzerland: In-House Consultant, Scientific Writer

02/2016 - now: Healthcare Experience S.A., Athens, Greece: external consultant

01/2016 - now: Visualization and Virtual Reality Group, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, Greece: Senior Researcher

11/2015 - now: SingularLogic S.A., Athens, Greece: external consultant

EU Expert

2015: Expert evaluator for 2 different Programmes of the EC

2017: Expert evaluator for 1 Programme of the EC

Academic - over 5 year of experience

09/2007 - 06/2012: TEI of Patras, Patras, Greece: assistant professor

23/04/2005: Aretaieio Hospital, Athens, Greece: training seminar for medical physicists

1999 - 2002: Medical School, University of Patras, Greece: medical physics laboratory

Current Research Interests

Machine Learning and Decision Support for Personalized Health Management

Multi-tenant architectures for eHealth and mHealth systems

Multimodal and multilingual Human Computer Interfaces

User modelling and profiling

Behaviour modeling and affect recognition in smart environments


Recent Research Projects

She has worked as a researcher and/or principal investigator in a large number of European and Greek research and development projects, both in academic and industry environments. For the full list of project and details on work performed, check the section Research

02/2017 - now: myAirCoach: H2020

Analysis, modelling and sensing of both physiological and environmental factors for the customized and predictive self-management of Asthma

05/2016 - 01/2018: Prosperity4All: FP7 GA No: 610510

Infrastructure and ecosystem that will allow for a ubiquitous auto-personalization of interfaces and materials to grow

01/2016 - 12/2016: NoTremor: FP7 GA No: 610391

Virtual, Physiological and Computational Neuromuscular Models for the Predictive Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

07/2013 - 10/2015: Cloud4all: FP7 GA No: 289016

Cloud Platforms lead to open and Universal Access for people with disabilities and for All

07/2013 - 06/2015: TELECARE: ΕΣΠΑ 2007-2013 11ΣΥΝ_10_1438

Home Rehabilitation via Telemonitoring

02/2010 - 06/2013: AmiBio: LIFE08 NAT/GR/000539

Automatic acoustic Monitoring and Inventory of BIOdiversity

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Selected Publications

  • CF.16. O. Kocsis, G. Arvanitis, A. Lalos, K. Moustakas, J.K. Sont, P.J. Honkoop, K.F. Chung, M. Bonini, O.S. Usmani, S. Fowler and A. Simpson – “Assessing Machine Learning Algorithms for Self-Management of Asthma”, In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE International Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2017), Sinaia, Romania, June 22-24, 2017. DOI: 10.1109/EHB.2017.7995488.
  • CF.15. O. Kocsis, G. Vanderheiden, I. Peinado, E. de Lera, L. Smirek, G. Zimmermann, T. Riedel, N. Frendrich – “DSpace: an Inclusive Repository for Cost-Efficient Development of Accessible Control Interfaces”, In Proceedings of 2016 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence (SSCI), Athens, Greece, December 6-8, 2016. DOI: 10.1109/SSCI.2016.7850062.
  • CF.14. O. Kocsis, M. Vasilopoulou, A. Tsopanoglou, A. Papaioannou, I. Vogiatzis – “Telemonitoring System for home rehabilitation of patients with COPD”, 5th IEEE International Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering (EHB 2015), Iasi, Romania, November 19-21, 2015.
  • J.11. I. Mporas, T. Ganchev, O. Kocsis, N. Fakotakis, O. Jahn, K. Riede – “Integration of temporal contextual information for robust acoustic recognition of bird species from real-field data”, I.J. Intelligent Systems and Applications, 07, 9-15 (DOI: 10.5815/ijisa.2013.07.02), 2013
  • J.10. T. Kostoulas, I. Mporas, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, N. Katsaounos, J.J. Santamaria, S.Jimenez-Murcia, F. Fernandez-Aranda, N. Fakotakis – “Affective speech interface in serious games for supporting therapy of mental disorders”, Expert Systems with Applications, 39(2012), 11072-11079, 2012.
  • CF.12. T. Kostoulas, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, F. Fernandez-Aranda, J.J. Santamaria, S. Jimenez-Murcia, M. Ben Moussa, N. Magnenat-Thalmann, N. Fakotakis – “The PlayMancer Database: A Multimodal Affect Database in Support of Research and Development Activities in Serious Game Environment”, LREC 2010, Malta, May 2010.
  • J.7. I. Mporas, O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, N. Fakotakis – “Robust speech interaction in motorcycle environment”, Expert Systems with Applications, 37(3), 1827-1835, 2010.
  • CF.11. O. Kocsis, F. Fernandez-Aranda, E. Kalapanidas, T. Lam, T. Ganchev, S. Jimenez-Murcia, T. Raguin, J.J. Santamaria, T. Kostoulas, N. Katsaounos – “Serious videogames as therapeutical tool for mental disorders: enhanced human computer interaction in PlayMancer”. In Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Information Visualization – Computer Games and Applications, pp.51-55, Barcelona, Spain, July 2009.
  • BC.3. O. Kocsis, T. Ganchev, I. Mporas, G. Papadopoulos, N. Fakotakis – “Multi-modal system architecture for serious gaming”. In Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations III, Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Vol. 296, Iliadis, Lazaros, Vlahavas, Ioannis, Bramer, Max (Eds), pp. 441-447, 2009.
  • BC.1. E. Vildjiounaite, O. Kocsis, V. Kyllonen, B. Kladis – "Context-Dependent User Modelling for Smart Homes". In Lecture Notes in Computer Science – User Modeling 2007, C Conati, K. McCoy and G. Paliouras (Eds.), Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, pp.345-349, 2007.
  • J.4. O. Kocsis, L. Costaridou, L. Varaki, E. Likaki, C. Kalogeropoulou, S. Skiadopoulos, G. Panayiotakis – “Visually lossless threshold determination for microcalcification detection in wavelet compressed mammograms”, European Radiology, 13, 2390-2396, 2003.
  • J.3. O. Kocsis, L.Costaridou, G. Mandellos, D. Lymberopoulos, G. Panayiotakis – “Compression assessment based on medical image quality concepts using computer-generated test objects”, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 71/2, pp.105-115, 2003.
  • J.1. O. Kocsis, L. Costaridou, E.P. Efstathopoulos, D. Lymberopoulos, G. Panayiotakis – “A Tool for Designing Digital Test Objects for Module Performance Evaluation in Medical Digital Imaging”, Medical Informatics, 24, pp.291-308, 1999.