Dr. Chairi Kiourt is Assistant Researcher at the Institute of Language and Speech Processing / ATHENA – Research and Innovation Centre in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies – Xanthi’s Division, multimedia department since 2019. In 2007, he received his BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the Electrical Engineering Department of the Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece. He also received an M.Sc. in System Engineering and Management in the specialty area: Information and Communication Systems Management from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. In 2017, received his PhD in Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering from the Hellenic Open University, School of Science and Technology.
From 2014 until the end of 2018, he was research associate with the ATHENA – Research and Innovation Centre in Information, Communication and Knowledge Technologies – Xanthi’s Division, multimedia department. Also, as of 2018, Adjunct lecturer at the Department of Informatics Engineering, International Hellenic University, Kavala, Greece. Ηe participates in several research projects funded by national as well as European funds. His research interests include collective artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems, reinforcement learning agents, multimedia, gamification and augmented/mixed/virtual reality environments. He co-authored more than 35 scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences with judges. He is member of the Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society (ΕΕΤΝ) and CAA-GR.