Our dedicated team of instructors are committed to providing high-quality education and training in the field of biomedical engineering. Our teaching staff consists of experienced academics and industry professionals with extensive expertise in various areas of biomedical engineering. They bring a wealth of knowledge and practical experience to the classroom, ensuring that our students receive a comprehensive education that combines theoretical foundations with real-world applications.

As educators, our teaching staff is dedicated to fostering a supportive and engaging learning environment. They employ innovative teaching methodologies, interactive discussions, and hands-on laboratory experiences to enhance students’ understanding and facilitate active participation. They are committed to nurturing the intellectual curiosity and critical thinking abilities of our students, preparing them for successful careers in academia, industry, and research.

Beyond the classroom, our teaching staff is actively engaged in research and professional development activities, ensuring that they stay at the forefront of the latest advancements in biomedical engineering. This expertise directly benefits our students, as they receive instruction based on cutting-edge research and industry best practices.

  • Maria received a Physics' degree from the University of Patras in 1990. She was then admitted to the European Post Graduate Program in Medical Physics & Biomedical Eng. and got a M.Sc. in Medical Physics (1992) and a Ph.D. in Biophysics & Biomedical Eng. (1999). For her doctorate research she was awarded a 3-year scholarship from the State Scholarships' Foundation (IKY) in 1993. She has worked as Associated Scientist at ICCS/NTUA from 1992 to 2002. In April 2002 she was elected as Permanent Staff Researcher at ICCS and after successive promotion elections she now holds the position of a Research Director, contributing research and lecturing work at ICCS and the School of Electrical & Computer Eng. of NTUA. Between 2008 and 2011 she also served as Visiting Lecturer at the Nursing Dept. of the Univ. of Peloponnese.

    Her main areas of expertise are in cell membrane electroporation and electrofusion, clinical hemorheology and biorheology, cell membrane biochemistry, medical signal and image processing, modelling of biological systems, artificial intelligence and clinical decision support systems, design of telemedicine and home care applications, eHealth systems and services. She has published over 70 papers in international journals and conference proceedings in her areas of expertise.

    She has a sound experience in the design, implementation and management of projects for the Healthcare Sector, after having participated in more than 40 European and National Research and Innovation Projects either as Principal Investigator, Project Manager or Project Coordinator. From 2015 to 2019 she has served as the Vice President of the BoD at IDIKA SA, the eGovernment Centre for Social Security Services, implementing integrated ICT systems for the National Social Security and Healthcare in Greece. From 2016 to 2019, she was the General Manager of the General and Oncology Hospital of Kifissia "OI AGIOI ANARGYROI".

    At present, Maria is the Project Coordinator of the H2020 "RETENTION" project, the representative of ICCS to the HORIZON "GR digiGOV Innovation Hub" project, and she leads the project management teams of the HORIZON EUROPE projects "TerleRehaB DSS" and "DIOPTRA".

  • Dr. Ourania Petropoulou is a Teaching & Research Associate (Researcher Grade A) at the Biomedical Engineering Laboratory, School of Electrical & Computer Eng., National Technical University of Athens with main subject "e-Services in Health and Education". She is also a Postdoctoral Researcher and Teaching Associate (Postgraduate programme in "e-Learning") at the Department of Digital Systems at University of Piraeus, Greece. From November 2011 she is a Research Associate in the Faculty of Education at the School of Pedagogical and Technological Education (undergraduate and postgraduate level). Her main areas of expertise in basic and applied research are: Informatics in Medical Education, eHealth systems & Telemedicine, Games for Health & Εeducation, Educational assessment in eLearning environments, ICT and its applications in Education, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Adult Learning, Interaction Analysis & Visualization tools, Instructional Design & Design Patterns, Learning Management Systems (LMS). She has been active in numerous European and National R&D programs in the fields of e-Learning & ICT in Education, and she has published several (over 60) research papers in international journals, conferences and books in her areas of expertise.