Vangelis Metsis

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Dr. Vangelis Metsis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University and Director of the Intelligent Multimodal Computing and Sensing (IMICS) Lab. He joined the department in August 2014.

Dr. Metsis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 2005 from the Department of Informatics of Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) in Greece and his Doctoral degree in 2011 from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).

During 2006-2007, Dr. Metsis worked as a Research Associate at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR) "Demokritos" in Greece, contributing to the project MedIEQ, funded by the European Commission. After receiving his Ph.D. diploma, and until joining TXST, he worked as a Faculty Research Associate at UTA.

Dr. Metsis has been awarded several research grants from federal, state, and industry sources and has published over 70 peer-reviewed research papers. His research interests span the areas of Machine Learning and Computer Vision with a focus on AI-powered applications of Smart Health, Pervasive Computing, and Human-AR/VR Interaction.