Nikos Papamarkos was born in Alexandroupoli, Greece, in 1956. Hereceived his Diploma Degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineeringfrom the University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1979 andthe Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1986, from theDemocritus University of Thrace, Greece.
Dr Papamarkos was elected as a Lecturer (1987 to 1990) and thenpromoted to Assistant Professor (1990 to 1996),Associate Professor(1996-2003) and Professor (2003 - now) at the Democritus University ofThrace. During 1987 and 1992 he has also served as a Visiting ResearchAssociate at the Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
His current research interests lie in digital image processing,computer vision, document processing, analysis and recognition,pattern recognition, neural networks, signal processing, filter designand optimization algorithms.