Dr. Antonis I. Protopsaltis is a dedicated Computer Scientist specializing in Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (CAD). He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Ioannina-Greece in 2010, complemented by an M.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science (Software Engineering) and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science from Concordia University in Montreal-Canada in 1996 and 1994, respectively. Currently serving as a Special Teaching Fellow of Computer Graphics within the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia, Greece.
His doctoral research focused on Geometric Modeling Methods for Reverse Engineering of Scanned Objects, leveraging Geometric Constraints of Cross-Sections. Today, Dr. Protopsaltis is deeply involved in the exploration of Extended Reality methods. His research interests span Computer Graphics, Virtual/Augmented/Extended Reality (VR/AR/XR), Scientific Visualization, Geometric Modeling of 3D objects, Reverse Engineering of 3D objects, and Computer-Aided Design – CAD. Dr. Protopsaltis has actively contributed to numerous research proposals and assumed pivotal roles as the main Researcher in various European or Greek funded research projects in these domains.
Dedicating his expertise to advancing the field, Dr. Protopsaltis serves as a reviewer for high-impact international scientific journals. He is an integral member of the ITHACA and the LMS research labs at the University of Western Macedonia. Additionally, he holds the position of academic consultant for the Game Development Student Group at the University of Western Macedonia, contributing to the academic and professional development of aspiring game developers. With a diverse professional background, he has previously worked as a consultant and lead graphics programmer in the industrial sector.
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Dr. Antonis I. Protopsaltis
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
University of Western Macedonia
Campus ZEP Kozani
50100 Kozani, Greece
aprotopsaltis (at) uowm (dot) gr