Details are in my web page: http://www.aueb.gr/users/nikos/
2000 - 2004: PhD in
Statistics, University of Nottingham, UK
Thesis title: “Bayesian Inference for Stochastic Epidemic Models using
Markov chain Monte
Available online at: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/10078/
in Statistics, Athens
University of Economics
and Business, Greece & Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Thesis title: “Monte Carlo Techniques in Pricing Financial Derivatives”
1996 BSc in Mathematics, University of Patras, Greece
ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE
Jul 2016 -
Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Sep 2018 - Aug 2019 Senior (Lead)
Statistician, Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre, University of
Jan 2012 - Jun 2016 Lecturer, Athens
University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece
Jan 2009 -
Jan 2012 Lecturer, Agricultural University of
Athens, Athens, Greece
2006 - Dec 2008 Investigator
Scientist, MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
2003 - Sep 2006 Career Development Fellow, MRC
Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, UK
OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES
Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre, Cambridge University Hospitals,
- Collaborator, WHO
Collaborating Centre for Clinical Bacteriology,
Parasitology, Zoonoses & Geographical Medicine, University of
NON ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE
1996 - 1998 During my
service I was engaged in meteorological observation and weather map
50. A. Dayimu, L. Di Lisio, S.
Anand, I. Roca-Carreras, W. Qian, A. Al-Mohammad,
B. Basu, J. W. Valle, D. Jodrell, N. Demiris and
P. Corrie (2023) Clinical and biological markers
predictive of treatment response associated with metastatic
pancreatic adenocarcinoma. British Journal of Cancer, to appear.
49. P. Barmpounakis, N. Demiris I.
Kontoyiannis, G.N. Pavlakis and V. Sypsa (2022) Evaluating the
effects of second-dose vaccine-delay policies in European countries:
A simulation study based on data from Greece.
17(4): e0263977, freely available at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0263977
48. M. Kondakis, N. Demiris I. Ntzoufras and N. Papanikolaou (2022)
Inference and model determination for Temperature-Driven non-linear
Ecological Models. Environmental and
Ecological Statistics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10651-022-00531-w
47. N.A. Thompson, G.D. Stewart,
S.J. Welsh, G.J. Doherty, M.J. Robinson, B.A.
Neville, K. Vervier, S.R. Harris, D.J. Adams, K.
Dalchau, D. Bruce, N. Demiris, T.D. Lawley and P.G. Corrie (2022) The MITRE
trial protocol: a study to evaluate the
microbiome as a biomarker of efficacy and toxicity in cancer patients
receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy BMC
Cancer 22:99, freely available at https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-021-09156-x
Pergantas, N. Papanikolaou, C. Malesios, A. Tsatsaris, M. Kondakis, I.
Y. Tselentis and N. Demiris,
(2021) Towards a semi-automatic early warning system for vector-borne
Journal of Environmental
Research and Public Health 18(4),
1823, freely available at https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18041823
Mlcochova, D. Collier, A.
Ritchie, S. M. Assennato, M. Hosmillo, N. Goel, B. Meng,
K. Chatterjee, V. Mendoza, N. Temperton, L. Kiss, L. C.
James, K. A. Ciazynska, X. Xiong, J. A.G. Briggs, J.
A. Nathan, F. Mescia, L. Bergamaschi, H. Zhang, P.
Barmpounakis, N. Demiris, R. Skells, P. A. Lyons, J.
Bradley, S. Baker, J. P. Allain, K. G.C. Smith, R.
Bousfield, M. Wilson, D. Sparkes, G. Amoroso, E.Gkrania-Klotsas, S.
Hardwick, A. Boyle, I. Goodfellow and
Gupta RK (2020)
Combined Point-of-Care Nucleic Acid and Antibody Testing for SARS-CoV-2
following Emergence of D614G Spike Variant. Cell
Reports Medicine 1(6) 100099,
freely available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2020.100099
Warne, N. Sithole, K.
Sharrocks, A. Ritchie,
M. Routledge, D. Sparks,J. Skittrall, A. Smielewska, I. Ramsey, N. Goel,
M. Curran, D. Enoch, R. Tassell, M. Lynham, D.
Vagela, C. Leong, H.P. Mok, J. Bradley, K.G.C. Smith, V. Mendoza, N.
M. Besser, G. Dougan, P. Lehner, M.J. Siedner,
C. Waddington, H. Lee and Gupta RK (2020)
Point of care nucleic acid testing for SARS-CoV-2 in hospitalised patients:
a clinical validation trial and implementation study. Cell
Reports Medicine 1(5) 100062, freely available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2020.100062
43. C. Malesios,
M. Chatzipanagiotou, N. Demiris, A. Kantartzis, G. Chatzilazarou, S.
Chatzinikolaou and P. Kostoulas (2020)
quantitative analysis of the spatial and temporal evolution patterns
of the bluetongue virus outbreak in the island of Lesvos, Greece in
2014. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases
67:2073–2085, freely available at https://doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13553
Zoidis, A. Pappas, A. Al-Waeli, C. Georgiou, G. Danezis, N. Demiris, G.
Zervas and K. Fegeros
(2020) Effects of selenium and zinc supplementation on cadmium toxicity in
broilers. Turkish Journal of Veterinary
and Animal Sciences 44:
Chatzilena, E. van Leeuwen, O. Ratmann, M. Baguelin and N. Demiris
(2019) Contemporary statistical inference for infectious disease models
using Stan. Epidemics 29, 100367,
freely available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epidem.2019.100367
Papanikolaou, N.G. Kavallieratos, M. Kondakis, M.C. Boukouvala, E.P. Nika
and N. Demiris
(2019) Elucidating fitness components of the invasive dermestid beetle
Trogoderma granarium combining deterministic and stochastic demography. PLoS One, 14(2): e0212182 freely
T. Paraskevopoulou, E. Kamperi, N. Demiris, M. Economou, C. Theleritis, M.
Kitsonas and C. Papageorgiou
(2018) The impact of seasonal colour change in planting on patients with
psychotic disorders using biosensors. Urban
Forestry & Urban Greening 36: 50–56.
Malesios, N. Demiris, K Kalogeropoulos
and I Ntzoufras,
(2017) Bayesian epidemic models for spatially aggregated count data. Statistics in Medicine
Pergantas, A. Tsatsaris, C. Malesios, G. Kriparakou N. Demiris
and Y. Tselentis,
(2017) A spatial predictive model for malaria resurgence in Central
Greece integrating entomological, environmental and social data. PLoS
freely available at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178836.
M. Baguelin, I. Ngay, A. Rosello, P. Mulembakani,
N. Demiris, W. J. Edmunds, J.-J. Muyembe (2017)
Evaluating the frequency of asymptomatic Ebolavirus infection. Philosophical
Transactions of the Royal Society B, 372 (1721), 20160303.
Malesios, P. Kostoulas, K. Dadousis, and
(2017) An early
warning indicator for monitoring infectious animal diseases.
Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk
34. N. E. Papanikolaou, N. Demiris, P. G. Milonas, S. Preston and T.
Kypraios, (2016) Does
Mutual Interference Affect the Feeding Rate of Aphidophagous Coccinellids?
A Modeling Perspective. PLoS One,
freely available at http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0146168.
Malesios, N. Demiris, P. Kostoulas, K. Dadousis, T. Koutroumanidis and Z.
(2016) Spatio-temporal Modeling of Foot-and-Mouth Outbreaks. Epidemiology
and Infection, 144(12):
32. N. E. Papanikolaou, H. Williams, N. Demiris, S. Preston, P. G. Milonas
and T. Kypraios, (2016) Bayesian
Inference and Model Choice for Holling's Disc Equation: A Case Study on an
Insect Predator-Prey System. Community
31. Demiris N, Lunn D, and Sharples L.D., (2015) Survival Extrapolation using the Poly-Weibull model. Statistical Methods in Medical Research,
24(2): 287-301, freely available at DOI.
30. G. Maniatis, N. Demiris, A. Kranis, G. Banos and A. Kominakis,
of inference methods of genetic parameters with an application to body
weight in Broilers. Archives Animal
29. E. Zeki, N. Papanikolaou,
and D. Kontodimas,
(2015) Comparative demographic parameters and survival analysis of two
phenotypes of Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). European
Journal of Entomology, 192(1): 193-196.
28. Demiris N, Kypraios T, and Smith L.V., (2014) On the
Epidemic of Financial Crises. Journal
of the Royal
Statistical Society Series A, 177(3): 697-723.
Malesios, N. Demiris, Z. Abas, K. Dadousis and T. Koutroumanidis,
(2014) Modeling Sheep pox Disease from the 1994-1998 Epidemic in Evros
Prefecture, Greece. Spatial and
Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 11(2): 1-10.
Symeon, A. Athanasiou, N. Lykos,
M. Goliomytis, N. Demiris, A. Ayoutanti, P. Simitzis and S.
(2014) The effects of dietary cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
essential oil supplementation on broilers’ feeding behaviour, growth
performance, carcass and meat characteristics. Annals
of Animal Science, 14(4):
25. N. Papanikolaou, P. Milonas,
N. Demiris, D. Papachristos
Y. Matsinos, (2014) Digestion Limits the
Functional Response of an Aphidophagous Coccinellid. Annals
of the Entomological Society of America 107(2): 468-474.
Zoidis, N. Demiris, A. Kominakis and A.C. Pappas, (2014) Meta-analysis
of selenium accumulation and expression of antioxidant enzymes in chicken
tissues. Animal 8(4): 542-554.
23. N. Papanikolaou, P. Milonas,
Y. Matsinos, (2014) Life
Table Analysis of Propylea quatuordecimpunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
at Constant Temperatures. Annals of
the Entomological Society of America 107(1): 158-162.
Baguelin, S. Flasche, A. Camacho, N. Demiris, E. Miller and W.J. Edmunds, (2013) Assessing
optimal target populations for influenza vaccination programmes: an evidence
synthesis and modeling study. PLoS
e1001527 freely available at http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001527.
A, Sidira P, Kallia S, Ntouska M, Zotos N, Doumbali E, Maltezou HC,
Demiris N and Tsatsaris A,
associated with IgG positivity to Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus
in the area with the highest seroprevalence in Greece. Ticks
and Tick-borne Diseases 4(5): 417-420.
20. N. Papanikolaou, P. Milonas,
Y. Matsinos, (2013) Temperature-Dependent
Development, Survival, Longevity and Fecundity of Propylea
quatuordecimpunctata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Annals
of the Entomological Society of America 106(2): 228-234.
Simitzis, D. Veis, N. Demiris, M.A. Charismiadou, A. Ayoutanti and S.
Deligeorgis, (2013) The effects of the light regimen imposed during
lactation on the performance and behaviour of sows and their litters. Applied
Animal Behaviour Science
144: 116– 120.
18. G. Maniatis, N. Demiris, A. Kranis, G. Banos and A. Kominakis,
comparison and estimation of genetic parameters for body weight in
commercial broilers. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 93(1)67-77.
17. A. Al-Waeli, E. Zoidis, A. C. Pappas, N. Demiris, G. Zervas and K.
Fegeros, (2013) The role
of organic selenium in cadmium toxicity: Effects on broiler performance
and health status. Animal 7(3):386-393.
16. G. Maniatis, N. Demiris, A. Kranis, G. Banos and A. Kominakis,
(2013) Genetic analysis of
sexual dimorphism of body weight in broilers. Journal of Applied Genetics.
Simitzis, M. Petrou, N. Demiris and S.
Deligeorgis, (2012) Effect
of pre-weaning temporary isolation within different age periods on the
early post-weaning behaviour of juveline lambs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 141:43-48.
14. Kantzoura V, Kouam M.K, Demiris N, Feidas H, and Theodoropoulos G,
factors and geospatial modelling for the presence of Fasciola
hepatica infection in sheep and goat farms in the Greek temperate
Mediterranean environment. Parasitology.
13. Wang Q, MA, Rogers C.A, Bonser R.S, Banner
N.R, Demiris N, and Sharples L. D, (2011) Assessing the
benefit of accepting a
single lung offer now compared to waiting for a
subsequent double lung offer. Transplantation. 91(8):921-926.
12. Pappas A.C, Zoidis E, Georgiou C.A, Demiris N, Surai P.F, and Fegeros K,
(2011) Influence of organic selenium
supplementation on the accumulation of toxic and essential trace
elements involved in the antioxidant system of chicken. Food
Additives and Contaminants: Part A. 28(4):446-454.
11. Baguelin M, Newton J.R, Demiris N, Daly
J, Mumford J. A, and Wood J. L. N, (2010) Control of equine
influenza: scenario testing using a realistic meta-population model
of spread. Journal of the Royal Society
10. Stoica, S., Goldsmith, K. A.,
Demiris, N., Punjabi, P., Berg, G., Sharples,
L. D., and Large, S. (2010) Microsimulation and clinical outcomes analysis
support a lower age threshold for use of biological valves. Heart.
9. Symeon G, Zintilas C, Demiris N, Bizelis I, and Deligeorgis S. G,
(2010) Effects of Oregano Essential Oil Dietary Supplementation on the
Feeding and Drinking Behaviour as well as the Activity of Broilers. International
Journal of Poultry Science. 9(4):401-405.
8. Goldsmith, K. A.,
Demiris, N., Gooi, J. H., Sharples,
L. D., Jenkins, D. P., Dhital, K. K. and Tsui, S. S. L. (2009)
Life-Years Gained by Reducing Donor Heart Ischemic Times. Transplantation.
7. Sharples LD, Cafferty F, Demiris N,
Freeman C, Dyer M, Banner N, Birks EJ,
Large SR, Tsui S, Caine N and Buxton M (2007),
Evaluation of the Clinical Effectiveness of the Ventricular Assist
in the United Kingdom (EVAD-UK). Journal
of Heart and Lung Transplant (Vol. 26, Issue 1) pp. 9-15.
LD, Buxton M, Caine N, Cafferty F, Demiris N, Dyer M and Freeman C,
of the ventricular assist device programme in the UK, Health
Technology Assessment; Vol
10: number 48, freely available at http://www.journalslibrary.nihr.ac.uk/hta/volume-10/issue-48
5. Sharples LD, Dyer M, Cafferty F, Demiris N, Freeman C,
Banner NR, Large SR, Tsui S, Caine N, Buxton M (2006)
of Ventricular Assist Device Use in the United Kingdom: Results From
Evaluation of Ventricular Assist Device Programme in the UK (EVAD-UK). Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation
(Vol. 25, Issue 11) pp. 1336-1343.
4. Demiris N, and O’Neill P.D, (2006) Computation of
final outcome probabilities for the generalised stochastic epidemic. Statistics
and Computing 16, 309-317.
3. Demiris N, and Sharples L.D, (2006) Bayesian Evidence
Synthesis to extrapolate Survival estimates in Cost-Effectiveness
in Medicine 25(11), 1960-1975.
2. Demiris N, and O’Neill P.D, (2005) Bayesian Inference
for Stochastic Multitype
Epidemics in structured populations via random graphs. Journal of the Royal
Statistical Society Series B 67, 731-745.
1. Demiris N, and O’Neill P.D, (2005) Bayesian Inference
for Epidemics with two levels of mixing. The
Scandinavian Journal of
Sharples and Demiris (2019) Survival analyses and censored
data. A chapter in the book Bayesian
Methods in Pharmaceutical Research, Edited by Lesaffre, Baio and
Boulanger, CRC press, to appear.
Demiris (2009), Discussion on Rue et al,
Journal of the Royal
Statistical Society Series B 71, 319-392.
Demiris and Papaspiliopoulos (2008) Diffusion-driven models
for Physiological Processes. In the edited volume of the International
Applied Probability (IWAP) 2008
L. Drewett, K. A Pinilla, L. Grybowicz, J. Wulff, A. Dayimu, N. Demiris,
R. Lucey, A. Vallier, W. Qian, A. Machin, PARTNER Research Team, K.
McAdam, R. Roylance, E. R Copson, A. Armstrong, N. Levitt, E. Provenzano,
M.Tischkowitz, E. McMurtry, H. Earl, J. E Abraham (2022) PARTNER:
Randomised, phase II/III trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of
the addition of Olaparib to Platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in
triple negative and/or germline BRCA mutated breast cancer patients
Cancer Research 82: 12_Supplement, CT562-CT562
Corrie, Welsh, Stewart, Doherty,
Vervier, Neville, Parkinson, Fife, Faust, Jayaprakash, Geldart,
Brown,Wheater, Nobes, Bruce, Demiris,
Dalchau, Adams, Robinson, and Lawley (2021) Identification
of a microbiome signature predicting immune checkpoint
inhibitoroutcomes across multiple cancer types in the MITRE study. Journal
Clinical Oncology 39:15_suppl, TPS2665-TPS2665
K. Heider, J. C Wan, D. Gale, A. Ruiz-Valdepenas, F. Mouliere, J. Morris,
N. R Qureshi, W. Qian, J. Wulff, N. Demiris, K. Howarth, E. Green, V.
Rundell, T. Eisen, W. Cooper, C. G Smith, C. Massie, S. Harden, D. M
Rassl, R. C Rintoul, N. Rosenfeld (2020) ctDNA detection
in early stage non-small cell lung cancer Cancer Research 80:
K. Pinilla Alba, E McMurtry, A. Vallier, L. Grybowicz, E. Copson, A.
Armstrong, R. Roylance, W. Qian, N.Demiris, S. Thomas, C. Harvey, L.
Hughes-Davies, K. McAdam, P. del Rosario, B. Harrop, E. Provenzano, M.
Tischkowitz, H. M Earl, J. E Abraham (2020) Preliminary safety
data from stage 1 and 2 of the phase II/III PARTNER trial: Addition of
olaparib to platinum-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy in triple negative
and/or germline BRCA mutated breast cancer patients Cancer Research
80: 4_Supplement, P3-10-05-P3-10-05
J Wulff, N Demiris (2019) Some practical considerations in the design of
multi-arm multi-stage designs Trials Vol. 20
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Lefkopoulou Award from the Greek Statistical Institute for the best PhD
in the area of Biostatistics/Statistics among Greek students for the
am on the
editorial board of Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C
on a 4
year term (Jan
2020 - Dec 2023)
I am on the editorial board of PLoS
Medicine (as a statistical advisor) since 2011.
I was on the editorial board of
of the Royal Statistical
Society Series A
(Jan 2014 - Dec 2017)
I was on the inaugural editorial board of Statistical
Communications in Infectious Diseases. I resigned on October 2012.
I have refereed papers for many
journals including: Annals of Applied
Statistics, Biometrics, Biometrika,
Journal of Statistics, Circulation, Computational Statistics and Data
of Biological Systems,
Journal of Mathematical Biology,
of the American Statistical Association,
of the Royal Statistical
Society Series A, B and C, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Mathematical
Medicine and Biology, PLoS
Medicine, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, Statistical Methodology,
Statistics and Computing and
May 2021 - April 2023 Supervisor of Labros Bouranis, Marie Curie Fellow,
University of Economics and Business,
working on a project entitled Bernadette, "Bayesian inference and model
selection for stochastic epidemics",
see the Bernadette site
for the details.
Sep 2018 - Aug 2019 Supervising 3 PhD level statisticians,
Cambridge Cancer Trials Centre, Cambridge, UK.
Supervisor of PhD student Tasos Apsemidis,
University of Economics and Business.
Supervisor of PhD student Petros Barbounakis, Athens University of
and Business, supported by a PhD scholarship awarded by the Greek
Oct 2018 -
Supervisor of PhD student Magda Rigkou, with Andreas Tsatsaris, University
Nov 2017 - Oct 2021 Supervisor of
PhD student Anastasia Chatzilena, Athens
University of Economics
and Business, supported by a PhD scholarship awarded by the Greek State
Scholarship Foundation. First job post-PhD: Post-Doc at Bristol
Oct 2017 - Nov 2021 Supervisor of
PhD student Marios Kondakis, Athens
University of Economics
2011 - Jan 2015 Supervisor of
PhD student Valantis Malesios, Democritus University of Thrace. First
job post-PhD: Marie Curie Fellow @ Aston University, UK, currently an
assistant prof at the Agricultural University of Athens.
May 2009 - Oct 2012 Co-Supervisor (with Antonis Kominakis) of
PhD student Makis Maniatis, Agricultural University of Athens. First job
post-PhD: @ the R&D of Aviagen Ltd, Edinburgh, UK.
2006 - Jul 2010 Co-Supervisor (with Linda Sharples) of
PhD student Qing Wang, University of
Cambridge. First job post-PhD: RA @ the University of Basel.
I've also been a member in a number of advisory committes for PhD, MSc and
May 2021 - April 2023: EU grant to support Marie Curie Fellow Labros
Bouranis (€ 165085)
Feb. 2019 - Dec. 2019: Internal AUEB grant supporting on-going research on
"Contemporary statistical inference
for infectious disease models".
Nov. 2017 - Dec. 2018: Internal AUEB grant supporting on-going
research on "Flexible Stochastic Growth Models and their Experimental
Nov. 2015 - Oct. 2017: Internal AUEB grant "Action 1: funding
excellence and extroversion" supporting
on-going research on "Computationally efficient methods for high dimensional
May 2015 - Dec. 2016: Internal AUEB grant supporting on-going
research on "predictive model selection for Bayesian Spatio-temporal
Jan. 2014 - Nov. 2015: Collaborator in a Greek Ministry of Education
and Religious Affairs grant (€ 21800 to AUEB) from Action "Cooperation
2011" (grant no. 447919/11SYN_3_1087) on "Genomic Selection in sheep".
Feb. 2013 - Jan. 2015: Internal AUEB grant "Action 1: funding
excellence and extroversion" supporting paper number 28 and some
on-going research on extending this work.
While at the MRC-Biostatistics Unit I was under the
Unit's "core funding" which covered travel expenses, computer equipment
etc. Where possible I applied for additional funding, including a small
monetary award for financial assistance to attend the 2006 Isaac
Stochastic Computation for the Analysis of Ecological and
Epidemiological Data and a small award for partial
financial assistance to attend the 2006 Valencia / ISBA 8th World
on Bayesian Statistics.
year Research Scholarship Award by the UK Engineering and Physical
I consult regularly on Statistical, Trial Design and Epidemic-related
organisations like Cambridge
Cancer Trials Centre, the Greek School of Public Health and
of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business
at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including courses on
Biostatistics, Bayesian Modelling, Data Science in Medicine, Epidemic
Models, Survival Analysis
Also teaching Theory of Statistics to our 1st year PhD candidates.
of Medicine, University of Athens
Teaching the postgraduate course Survival
Analysis, part of the MSc in Biostatistics
2009 - 2012 Department
of Medicine, University of Crete
Teaching the postgraduate course Epidemic
Models, part of the MSc in Infectious Diseases
2009 - 2012 Department
of Animal Science, Agricultural University of Athens
Teaching the postgraduate course Biostatistics.
Also involved in undergraduate teaching.
2004 - 2007 Department
of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of
Supervisions (tutorials) for Principles of Statistics (3rd
year), Statistical Modelling (3rd year) and Probability IA (1st
2000 - 2003 School of
Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham
Demonstrating and marking for various first and second year Probability
and Statistics modules including Probability Techniques, Statistical
and Methods, Decision Making under Uncertainty and Linear Models.
Occasionally I give public lectures in Greek.
is a lecture on assessing the pandemic
is a web lecture on epidemic models at the time of coronavirus, also
is a lecture on the Mathematics of Epidemics.
is a podcast on Predictions at the time of the pandemic.
I spoke on the inaugural Pint
of Science Greece event.
Articles on (bio)statistics written for the popular press may be found here
I am a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society
and the Greek Statistical Institute
2009- Member of the Organising/Scientific
Committee of Greek Stochastics
2011- Member of the Committee in some of
2005-2008: Seminar Organiser in the MRC Biostatistics Unit
I have been an external PhD examiner at University College London,
University of Nottingham, National Technical University of Athens,
University of Economics
and Business, Agricultural University of Athens and Democritus
University of Thrace
2012 - Member in various committees at the
University of Economics
2009 - 2012 Member in various committees at the Agricultural University
At Workshops and Conferences:
September 2019, Aegina,
2018, November 2018, Barcelona, Spain. The presentation is available here.
JSM 2018, August
2018, Vancouver, Canada
Invited Talk at ISBIS 2018, July
2018, Piraeus, Greece
Poster presented at Bayes Comp 2018, March 2018, Barcelona, Spain.
Invited Talk at the 9th
Conference, May 2017, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Workshop on Infectious Disease Modelling in Public Health Policy: Current
status and challenges, July 2016, London, UK. A video of the talk is
3rd meeting in Statistics, June 2015, Athens, Greece.
at Greek Stochastics ζ, December 2014, Athens, Greece.
Workshop on Health GeoInformatics, December 2013, Athens, Greece.
10th Summer School in Stochastic Finance, July 2013, Athens, Greece.
at the Bayesian methods in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, December 2012,
InFER2011, March 2011, Warwick, UK.
Invited Mini-Course at Greek
Stochastics β', August 2010, Lefkada, Greece.
Invited Discussant at the CFAP conference on Interconnections in
Financial Markets, March 2010, Cambridge, UK.
7th World Congress in
Probability and Statistics, July 2008, Singapore
28th ISCB, July 2007, Alexandroupolis, Greece.
Conference, July 2006, Montreal, Canada.
presented at the 8th Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian
Statistics, June 2006, Benidorm, Spain.
25th European Meeting of
Statisticians, July 2005, Oslo, Norway.
Invited Talk at the ESI
Meeting, May 2005, Rhodes, Greece.
Statisticians Meeting 2005, Dublin, Ireland.
Poster presented at the fourth Workshop on
Bayesian Nonparametrics: Methodology, Theory
and Applications, June 2004, Rome, Italy.
Meeting, April 2004, Lefkada, Greece.
at the Seventh
Valencia International Meeting on Bayesian Statistics, June 2002,
Statisticians Meeting 2002, Edinburgh, UK.
Invited Talk at the TMR
Workshop on Computationally Intensive Statistical Methods, 9-11
December 2001, Lancaster, UK.
Bayesian Inference for Stochastic Epidemic Models, Research Students
Conference 2001, Newcastle, UK.
At Universities, Research Centres etc (invited
Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweeden, on 7 Nov. 2022
of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern,
The abstract is here
and the flyer is here.
Mapi Webinar, freely available here.
Section, Mathematics Department, Imperial College London, London, UK.
Centre for Mathematical Modelling of Infectious
Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
Department of Statistics, London School of Economics, London, UK.
Faculty of Business and
Economics, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.
Science, University College Dublin,
Institute of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial
Science, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
School of Mathematics, University of
Manchester, Manchester, UK.
Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
Infectious Diseases Consortium, University of Cambridge, Cambridge,
and Statistics, University of Lancaster, Lancaster, UK.
Health Protection Agency, London, UK.
Various internal presentations in the meetings of the Epidemics Group
the University of Nottingham, the MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge and the
Athens University of Economics and Business.
Resident Tutor, Florence Boot Hall,
University of Nottingham, 2000-2003
Member of the Basketball Team,
University of Nottingham, 2000-2003
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