Ormylia Art Diagnosis Center / Personnel

Sisters of the Convent:
Sr Daniilia, Sr Aimiliani, Sr Porphyria, Sr Heliodora, Sr Maximi

ormylia@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

Iconographers and Chemists. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University of Ioannina.

Previous Employment/Occupation:

1974-now: Byzantine Iconography (wall painting, icon painting, miniatures, mosaics).
1996-now: Researchers, Ormylia Foundation.

Research Interests:

  • Study of Byzantine iconography (tradition, recipes, bibliography, etc.)
  • Research and categorization of painting techniques of old wall paintings, icons, miniatures, paintings, etc.
  • Physicochemical analysis of inorganic and organic materials of artifacts: pigments, dyes, binding media, varnishes.
  • Documentation of the state of preservation of artifacts by means of Non-destructive and Analytical methods of Diagnosis.
  • Authentication issues of artifacts

Sofia Sotiropoulou

s.sotiropoulou@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

PhD, National Technical University of Athens, Department of Chemical Engineers,
D.E.A., University of Bordeaux,
Degree in Physics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.
D.E.U.G. in Art History, Paris X University Nanterre.

Previous Employment/Occupation:

1996-to date: Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
1993-1995: Scientific associate, Archaeometry Laboratory of Democritus National Centre of Scientific Research.

Research Interests:

  • Physiochemical characterization, analysis and study of cultural heritage artworks.
  • Visible spectroscopy.
  • Colour science.
  • Analysis of physiochemical properties of pigments.
  • Recording and interpretation of multi-spectral images.
  • Documentation.

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Georgios Karagiannis

g.karagiannis@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

PhD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Degree Electronics & Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Previous Employment/Occupation:

1997-now: Engineer, Scientific Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
1996: Hellenic Telecommunication Authority (Collaboration as electrical Engineer student)
1993-1995: Technical Company (Development of Telecommunication studies for VHF, UHF broadcasting systems and field coverage)

Research Interests:

  • Non Destructive Testing
  • Image and signal Processing
  • Databases development

Lecture at Southampton University, 02/11/2007.

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Christos Salpistis

Assistant professor in Electrical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Scientific Advisor, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre

chrsalp@meng.auth.gr

Education:

PhD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1992).
Degree, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1979).

Previous Employment/Occupation:

1997-to date: Scientific Advisor, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
1997 Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineers, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
1981 Scientific Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineers, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
1979-1981 Post-graduate student, Department of Mechanical Engineers, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Research Interests:

  • Engine elements, Friction, Experimental Endurance, Measurement Layouts, Non-destructive Measurement Methods, Diagnostic Measurement Methods.
  • Independent tutoring in Experimental Endurance, Electronics and Mechanical Electronics.
  • Authoring of notes for lectures in Electronics and Mechanical Electronics.
  • Creation of laboratories for Experimental Material endurance.
  • Infrared reflecting laboratory.

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Sophia Reppou

s.reppou@artdiagnosis.gr

sreppou@gmail.com

Education:

Degree in Psychology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Major in Clinical and Social Psychology).
Erasmus student, Department of Psychology, The University of Manchester.

Certificate of specialisation in Theory and Practice in Management, Marketing and Strategy, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki.

MSc in Psychology and Counseling, The University of Sheffield, Master of Science with Merit.

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2000-2013: Vodafone-Panafon S.A., Commercial Department, Customer Care Team Leader.
Improve customer service quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes, establishing and communicating service metrics, monitoring and analyzing results.
Achieve customer service objectives by contributing customer service information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews, preparing and completing action plans, implementing productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.
Accomplish customer service human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching and counseling employees.
Determine customer service requirements by maintaining contact with customers, visiting operational environments, conducting surveys, benchmarking best practices,analyzing information and applications.

2009-2011: Medical Informatics Laboratory, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Administrative assistant in mEducator BPN project (Multi-type Content Repurposing and Sharing in Medical Education, funded by European Commission - Information Society and Media Directorate General). Work collaboratively with a diverse team to create and manage best practice solutions for Medical Learning.

2007: Ministry of Justice, Diavata Prison (Thessaloniki).
Volunteer work as a counsellor under the auspices of ARSIS (non-governmental organisation). Organise educational meetings with academic visitors to inform inmates about health and technology issues.
2003: Vodafone-Omnitel, Corporate Market, Strategic and Management Operations, Milano, Italy.
Extended Job Rotation Program. Project owner for enrichment of CRM tool Pegaso. Improve customer service quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing tool processes. Monitoring and analyzing results. Implementing changes.
1998-2000: Vodafone-Panafon S.A, Commercial Department, Customer Care Representative. Working for service excellence and the best customer experience.

1995-1998: "White Tower" Radiotaxi Company, Thessaloniki, Greece. Advanced Customer Services, monitoring customer needs and implement best practices for service excellence.

1997: Organisation for Cultural Capital of Europe, Thessaloniki 1997. Organise and supervise cultural clubs for immigrants and repatriated young people. Organise cultural events to promote arts and support repatriated or immigrant artists. Edit articles for Clubs Bulletin.

1996: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Pontian Association PanagiaSoumela. Counsellor in Vocational Seminars for Repatriated Greeks from the former Soviet Union countries. Run group counselling sessions to support repatriated Greeks in everyday life and adjusting difficulties.

1996-1997: Institution for Children with Disabilities: KEPEP Saint Demetrios. Assistant in Summer Camps for people with disabilities. Support young people with disabilities in everyday tasks, organise entertainment events and sustain their social rehabilitation.

1994-1995: North Greece Spastic Institution. Assistant in Summer Camps for people with disabilities. Support young people with disabilities in everyday tasks, organise entertainment events and sustain their social rehabilitation.

Additional Information:

Seminars
1. 5th International Strategic People Management Workshop, Taking the I out of crisis. Leadership and Learning, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2013, April 10.
2. The Need for a New leadership Paradigm: Towards Polyarchical Leadership, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2011.
3. 3rd International Strategic People Management Workshop, Thessaloniki, Greece, A2011, April 5.
4. 7thPanHellenic Conference for Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2011, February 16-20.
5. 25th International Conference of Alzheimers Disease International, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2010 March 10-13.
6. 6thPanHellenic Conference for Alzheimers disease and Related Disorders, Thessaloniki, Greece, February 2010.
7. Dynamic Interaction, Vodafone & Synapses, Thessaloniki, Greece, February 2008.
8. High Performing Working Teams in a Changing Environment, Vodafone & Synapses, Thessaloniki, Greece, January 2008.
9. Performance Dialogue and Coaching, Vodafone & Synapses, , 2007.
10. Leading Change Behavioral Implications of Change, Vodafone & Synapses, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2006.
11. Service Excellence for Team Leaders, Vodafone && CONTAX AE, Thessaloniki, Greece, November 2006.
12. Leading Change, Vodafone & Synapses, , Thessaloniki, Greece, October 2006.
13. Health and Safety at Work, Vodafone & A&C, Thessaloniki, Greece, March 2006.
14. 1stPanHellenic Conference for Customer Services, Athens, Greece, 2005.

Ifigenia Grigoriadou

igrigoriadou@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

Chemist
Ph.D. student of the department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. (2010-to date).

MSc on Physics and Technology of Materials, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2010).

Diploma in Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2008).

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2013 to date: Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.

2004: Internship on petrol and petroleum analysis. General Chemical Laboratory of Greece, 4 th Chemical Department, branch of Thessaloniki.

Research Interests:

  • Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites.
  • Synthesis and characterization of novel polymeric-inorganic nanocomposite biomaterials.
  • Preparation and modification of inorganic nanofillers.
  • Polymer Characterization with various techniques.
  • Study of thermal and UV stability of polymers and investigation of the effect of nanofillers on their degradation.
  • Study of cultural heritage objects with various techniques.

 

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George Apostolidis

g.apostolidis@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

PhD Candidate in Signal Processing and Biomedical Technology Unit, Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, Telecommunication Division, Faculty of Engineering, AUTh.
Diploma in Electrical & Computer Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki(A.U.Th.)

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2013-to date: Engineer, Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
2012: Assisting in Deliverable D3.2 Interoperability Prospects, of Project BlogForever, Research Programmes Division, ALTEC S.A.

Research Interests:

  • Robotics.

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Argyrios Damtsios

a.damtsios@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2006).
2006-to date: Post-graduate programme in the Department of Applied Information Technology at the University of Macedonia (Thessaloniki).

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2006-to date: Engineer, Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
2004: Employment at (Athens Olympic Broadcasting) as a Sound Engineer, within the framework of the radio and television coverage of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
2003: Employment at VARVARESSOS S.A. textile industry (seated in Naoussa) in order to map the electric power distribution network.

Research Interests:

  • Non Destructive Testing.
  • Image and signal Processing.
  • Software design and development.
  • 3D image rendering and model reconstruction.

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Konstantinos Vavliakis

k.vavliakis@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2008-to date).

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2007).

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2007 to date: Researcher, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
2008 to date: Computer Engineer, Informatics and Telematics Institute.
2006: Ormylia Art Diagnosis Centre (Collaboration as Electrical Engineer student).
2004: Compucon S.A. (Collaboration as Electrical Engineer student).

Research Interests:

  • Social Networks Analysis
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Databases development and administration
  • Software development

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Katerina Karagianni

Secretariat of Administration & Financial Administration
Executive Assistant of Project Monitoring Unit.

k.karagianni@artdiagnosis.gr

Education:

Business Administration of Companies & Organisations, H.O.U - Hellenic Open University.
Financial and Administrative Services Computerized Accounting, P.I.E. K. (OEEK).

Previous Employment/Occupation:

2002-to date: Secretary-Accountant, Ormylia Foundation, Art Diagnosis Centre.
2001-2002: Secretary-Accountant, "HOVERNET Ltd"/GIOTIS-MAMAGANIDIS & CO. Limited Partnership, software production & PC trading company.
2000-2001: Administrative Personnel, Agricultural Bank of Greece, Thessaloniki Branch, “Import Export” department.
1999-2000: , Social Security Institute of the Prefecture of Moudania.
1998-1999: Secretary at a Technical Firm in the Prefecture of Moudania.

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