Michail Lagoudakis is currently an associate professor with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Technical University of Crete (TUC), Greece since September 2005. Prior to this appointment, he held a post-doctoral fellow position at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, from 2003 to 2005, and a visiting researcher position at the Shannon Laboratory of AT&T Labs during the summer of 2000. He received his Doctoral degree in Computer Science with distinction from Duke University, USA in 2003, a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA in 1998, and a Diploma in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, Greece in 1995. His research interests are mainly in Machine Learning and Robotics with extensive research experience and expertise in the area of Decision Making under Uncertainty and Reinforcement Learning. He teaches undergraduate (Theory of Computation, Structured Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Agents) and graduate (Machine Learning, Probabilistic Robotics) at TUC and has supervised 1 doctoral, 4 master’s and 68 diploma theses. Soon after his arrival at TUC, he founded Team “Kouretes”, which conducts research in autonomous robotics. His published research work includes 5 book chapters, 9 journal and 46 conference articles and has been cited more than 3900 times by other researchers.
Technical University of Crete (TUC)