Seminar Series

The NCC’s seminar series invites distinguished speakers to present their work on a diverse range of topics, informing the community of their research and the latest developments in computational methods used for research and innovation.

These take place at the premises of The Cyprus Institute, but can also be viewed online via Zoom. Some of these are also recorded and available for later viewing on YouTube. 

The Use of Machine Learning in Geophysical Problems

Date: Wednesday, 27 March 2024

Speaker: Dr Eric Verschuur, Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands


Towards Engineering Trustworthy Learning-Enabled Systems

Date: Tuesday, 19 March 2024

Speaker: Dr Simos Gerasimou, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of York, UK


Machine Learning for Agents and Multi-Agent Systems

Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2024

Speaker: Dr Maria Chli, Reader in Applied Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Aston University, Birmingham, UK


Precision Medicine - A Personalized Systems Approach

Date: Tuesday, 6 February 2024

Speaker: Prof. George Mias, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Division Chief, Systems Biology, Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering, Michigan State University


Addressing the Problem of Data Sparsity with Generative Modelling

Date: Friday, 12 January 2024

Speaker: Dr George Vogiatzis, Reader, Computer Science, School of Science


A Tour of Self-Supervised Learning in Computer Vision

Date: Tuesday,  21 November 2023

Speaker: Asst. Prof. Nikos Komodakis, Computer Science Department, University of Crete


Computational Investigation of Underlying Disease Mechanisms and in Silico Drug Repurposing

Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2023

Speaker: Prof. George M. Spyrou, Bioinformatics ERA Chair, Professor & Head, Bioinformatics Department, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics (CING), Nicosia, Cyprus


Personalized In Silico Modelling of Disease Progression and Treatment Outcome Prediction

Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2023

Speaker: Prof. Vasileios Vavourakis, University of Cyprus


A Data Science Pipeline for Big Linked Geospatial Data

Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2023

Speaker: Prof. Manolis Koubarakis, Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Informatics & Telecommunications, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Algorithms and Systems for the IoT Data Revolution

Date: Tuesday 12 September 2023

Speaker: Professor Demetris Zeinalipour, University of Cyprus


Textual Inversion

Date: Friday 8 September 2023

Speaker: Professor Daniel Cohen-Or, Tel Aviv University, Israel


Applications of Machine Learning in Studies of Galaxy Evolution

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2023

Speaker: Professor Andreas Efstathiou, Rector, European University Cyprus


Neural Networks as Thermodynamic Physical Systems

Date: Tuesday 4 July 2023

Speaker: Assistant Professor Dimitris Giataganas, National Sun-yat Sen University, Taiwan


A Novel Approach to the Inverse Problem

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Speaker: Professor Costas Papanicolas, The Cyprus Institute, CEO CREF


Sparse Training in Deep Reinforcement Learning

Date: Tuesday 06 June 2023

Speaker: Assistant Professor Elena Mocanu, University of Twente


Sparse Training in Supervised and Unsupervised Deep Learning

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2023

Speaker: Professor Decebal Constantin Mocanu, University of Luxembourg


Tensorization and Uncertainty Quantification in Deep Learning

Date: Tuesday 24 May 2023

Speaker: Dr. Yinchong Yang, Siemens


Generating the Unseen and Explaining the Seen - ML for the Environmental and Agricultural Sciences

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2023

Speaker: Professor Ribana Roscher, University of Bonn


Improving Decision Making with Machine Learning, Provably

Date: Tuesday 21 March 2023

Speaker: Dr. Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, Max Planck Institute for Software Systems