Dr. Evangelia I. Zacharaki (HdR’17, PhD’04, M.Eng’99) is a senior research scientist in the Visualization and Virtual Reality Group in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of University of Patras, Greece. Prior to that she has worked as a research associate at the Section of Biomedical Image Analysis, UPenn, USA (2005 – 2009), the Medical Physics Department, University of Patras (2009 – 2012), and the Center for Visual Computing, CentraleSupélec/INRIA, France (2015-2017). In 2017 she obtained an HdR (highest accreditation to coordinate research) with specialization in informatics from Université Paris-Est. Her research interests focus on machine learning, computational and statistical modeling for representation, fusion and analysis of high-dimensional biomedical data. Dr. Zacharaki has received a Marie Curie Reintegration Grant and has participated in more than 15 international (ΝΙΗ/NIA), european (FP7, H2020) and national (GSRT, FRM) research projects. She serves as member of 3 editorial boards and commonly as reviewer in major journals (IEEE TMI, IEEE TBME, MedIA, ESWA) and conferences (MICCAI) in her field. She has co-authored in total 98 papers in refereed international journals (36), books (2) and conference proceedings (60) and has received around 2030 citations until 02/2020 (h-index=20, g-index=43).