Dr. Antonios Karampelas holds a B.Sc. in Physics, an M.Sc. in Astrophysics, and a Ph.D. in Astrophysics, from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). He has been a post-graduate researcher at NKUA and the National Observatory of Athens, and he has participated in European Space Agency’s (ESA) research programs in Astrophysics, Data Mining, and Machine Learning, mainly as a member of the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium of the Gaia Space Mission.
Dr. Karampelas has been in education since his early academic years teaching Science and Mathematics at all levels, and he is active in introducing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning into K12. This is his fifth year at ACS Athens where he will be teaching high school Physics and S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) – a course developed by him, and will be serving as the Artificial Intelligence Framework Coordinator. Additionally, he will continue to lead the ACS Athens team of students and faculty who designed scientific experiments that were autonomously conducted in space inside the Blue Origin’s New Shepard capsule (May & December 2019).
Dr. Antonios Karampelas is a co-author of more than 60 publications (peer-reviewed articles, contributions to conference proceedings, etc.), a reviewer of scientific and educational articles, a member of the International Astronomical Union, the International Astrostatistics Association, and the Hellenic Education Society of S.T.E.M., as well as a fellow of the Institute of ACS Athens.