Leontios Hadjileontiadis

Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Computer Science – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Khalifa University


Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis (IEEE S’87–M’98–SM’11) was born in Kastoria (π-1966), Greece. He received the Diploma Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1989 and the Ph.D. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1997, both from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Thessaloniki, Greece. He also received a Diploma Degree in Musicology, AUTH, in 2011, and the Ph.D. Degree in Music Composition from the University of York, York, U.K., in 2004. His research interests include advanced signal processing, machine learning, biomedical engineering, affective computing, active and healthy ageing and biomusic composition. He has a vast experience in project management, coordinating so far European and UAE projects of >US$10.000.000. Prof. Hadjileontiadis has been awarded, amongst other awards, as innovative researcher and champion faculty from Microsoft, USA (2012), the Silver Award in Teaching Delivery at the Reimagine Education Awards (2017-2018), and the Healthcare Research Award by the Dubai Healthcare City Authority Excellence Awards (2019). He is a Senior Member of IEEE.