Sarris Nikos

Sarris Nikos

Senior Researcher

Nikos is a Senior Researcher at MKLab of ITI-CERTH and a member of MeVer. After receiving his PhD from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Nikos worked at ATC for 15 years, where he headed the Innovation lab for 7 years and is now an advisor on media technologies. For the last 20 years he has been working in R&D projects as a researcher, project manager and coordinator of large multinational consortia. He has been involved in many projects focusing on the semantic ‘understanding’ of news content and the assessment of its trustworthiness, coordinating the development of two related products: TruthNest and Truly Media, the latter in cooperation with Deutsche Welle. Nikos has coordinated several international projects, among which the SOMA project that was tasked to empower the European Observatory against Disinformation. He is now the coordinator of the Mediterranean Digital Media Observatory (MedDMO) and a member of the Management Committee of EDMO.

  • Multimedia Analysis
  • Tools and Methods for Countering Disinformation
  • PhD in 3D image and video analysis and synthesis, 2022

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

  • MEng in Computer Systems Engineering, 1995

    University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology