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Sokratis Makrogiannis, PhD

Sokratis Makrogiannis Ph.D.Professor, Division of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Director, Mathematical Imaging and Visual Computing Group
Delaware State University
smakrogiannis [at] desu.edu
Professional page: www.miviclab.org

He is currently a Professor in the Division of Physics, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science in Delaware State University. He is also a member of DIST and OSCAR. Before joining DSU he was a member of the Translational Gerontology Branch at the National Institute on Aging of the NIH. His research and development work emphasizes on the areas of medical image computing, machine learning, and visualization.

His previous experience includes academic training via post-doctoral fellowships at Wright State Univ. and Univ. of Pennsylvania, and work in the industrial research sector of GlaxoSmithKline and General Electric’s Global Research organization.

Education and Training

Postdoctoral research fellowship 08/2005-08/2006
Biomedical Postdoctoral Program, Section of Biomedical Image Analysis, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Research Area: Brain Imaging, Computational Neuroanatomy.
Advisor: Dr. C. Davatzikos.

Postdoctoral research fellowship 05/2003-07/2005
ITRI/Computer Science and Engineering Department, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Research Area: Image Analysis and Computer Vision Algorithms.
Advisor: Dr. N. G. Bourbakis.

PhD in the area of Image Analysis 02/1998-01/2002
University of Patras, Patras, Greece
PhD thesis title: Color Image Segmentation Methods using: Fuzzy Logic, Watershed Analysis, Graph Theory and Scale
Advisor: Dr. S. Fotopoulos.

MS in Electronics (Electronic Eng. equivalent) 10/1995-01/1998
University of Patras, Patras, Greece
MS thesis title: Very Low Bit Rate Image and Video Compression Algorithms.
Advisor: Dr. A. N. Skodras.

BS in Physics (concentration in Electronics) 09/1991-09/1995
University of Patras, Patras, Greece
BS thesis title: Digital Image Compression using Quadtree Decomposition.
Advisor: Dr. A. N. Skodras.

Research Interests

  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Computer Vision
  • Machine Learning


Google scholar


  • MTSC 887 - Image Processing
  • MTSC 852 - Pattern Recognition
  • MTSC 822 - Scientific Computation II
  • MTSC 821 - Scientific Computation I
  • MTSC 498 - Topics in Math (Intro to Data Science)
  • MTSC 341 - Probability
  • MTSC 319 - Combinatorics
  • MTSC 317 - Number Theory
  • ENGR 309 - Electronic Circuit Analysis
  • MTSC 252 - Calculus II
  • MTSC 251 - Calculus I
  • MTSC 213/513 - Discrete Math

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor: Frontiers in Computer Science (Computer Vision Topic), Quantitative Image in Medicine and Surgery, Optics (MDPI)
  • Associate Editor-in-Chief, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (2010-2015).
  • International Program Committee: International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC 2012 - ).
  • Program Committee, International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems and Applications (IISA 2013 - ).


  • Luigi Ferrucci, Scientific Director, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD.
  • Predrag Bakic, Department of Radiology, University of Lund, Lund, Sweden.
  • Rick Spencer, Head, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Unit, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD.
  • Chandra Kambhamettu, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
  • Christos Davatzikos, Director, Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics (CBICA), Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.