Petia Georgieva, PhD

    Petia Georgieva is Professor of Machine Learning in the Department of Electronics Telecommunications and Informatics (DETI) at University of Aveiro, Portugal and senior researcher in the Institute of Electronics Engineering and Telematics of Aveiro (IEETA), Portugal.

    Her research interests include machine learning, deep learning and data mining with strong application focus on brain computer interface, medical imaging, robotics, and more recently optical and wireless communications.

    She holds Master and PhD degrees in Control System Engineering from Technical University of Sofia (TUS) and PhD degree in Computer Science from Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Portugal in 2003. She has held several visiting positions. In particular, she was a visiting faculty at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) – Silicon Valley in 2019 (Fall Semester), CMU-Pittsburg in 2012 (Fall Semester), an invited professor at Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA in 2016 (Spring Semester), an invited researcher at the School of Computing and Communications, University of Lancaster, UK in 2010 (Spring Semester).

    Dr. Georgieva is a Senior member of IEEE and a Senior Member of International Neural Network Society (INNS).