General Info :

Last Name / First Name: Economou George

Position: Professor

Office: 203 (2nd Floor Physics Building)


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Short CV :

George Economou received the B.S. degree in Physics from the University of Patras (UP), Patras, Greece, the M.S. degree in Microwaves and Modern Optics from University College, London, U.K., and the Ph.D. degree in fiber optic sensor systems from UP in 1976, 1978, and 1989, respectively. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of physics with UP. His research interests include signal and image processing, computer vision, biometric recognition, optical signal processing. He has published papers on nonlinear signal and image processing, fuzzy image processing, and fiber optic sensors. 


Detailed CV :

A more detailed CV can be found here.


Studies :
  • [1989] Ph.D., University of Patras, Patras, Greece, (Ph.D. Thesis: “Fiber Optic Sensor Systems”)
  • [1978] M.Sc. in Microwaves and Modern Optics, University College London, UK
  • [1976] B.Sc. in Physics, Physics Department, University of Patras, Patras, Greece


Research Interests :

He is a member of Digital Information Processing and UPCV group. His research interests are:

  • Linear and non-Linear Image and Signal Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Biometric Recognition
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Data Retrieval
  • Fiber Optic Sensor Systems


Teaching :

Postgraduate Courses


M.Sc. Electronics and Communications, Physics Department, University of Patras


M.Sc. Electronics and Information Processing, University of Patras

Undergraduate Courses


Physics Department, University of Patras



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