Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Arie Geronik, The Open University of Israel – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Arie Geronik, a distinguished scholar in International Relations and Political Science, earned his B.A. in Political Science and Psychology (1985) and M.A. in International Relations (1989) from Tel Aviv University, and his Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University (2001). He has taught at the Open University of Israel and various other institutions since 1988. His notable works include “The Foreign Policy of Israel – 1948-2008” and “Buffer Zone: Dyads of Neutral States as a Model for Regional Stability.” Dr. Geronik served on numerous academic committees and was a representative of the Israel Association for International Studies. 📚🌍🎓

Education

🌟 With a strong academic background, this individual began their journey with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Tel Aviv University in 1985. 📚 They continued at Tel Aviv University, earning an M.A. in International Relations in 1989. 🌍 Their pursuit of knowledge culminated in a Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University in 2001. 🎓 These achievements reflect their dedication to understanding complex global dynamics and human behavior. 🌐 Their educational

Experience

From 1988 to the present, I have dedicated my career to teaching courses in my fields of specialization. My expertise spans across various subjects, where I have imparted knowledge and inspired countless students. With a passion for education and a commitment to excellence, I strive to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. My teaching journey is marked by continuous growth and adaptation to the evolving educational landscape, ensuring that I provide the most relevant and up-to-date information to my students. 📚🎓✨

Scientific Conferences

Presented papers at various international conferences, including ECPR and IPSA events. Topics covered range from early childhood socialization to the adoption of the Nordic Balance Model as a security regime.

Research focus

Arie (Leo) Geronik’s research, as evidenced by his article “The Cold War in Retrospect: A Continuous International Conflict or a World War?” in Cogent Social Sciences, primarily focuses on international relations and historical conflicts. His work examines the Cold War’s classification and its implications for understanding global conflicts. Geronik’s research contributes to the discourse on whether the Cold War should be viewed as an ongoing international conflict or a full-scale world war. His analysis provides insights into the nature of historical and contemporary global tensions. 🌍📜🔍

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The Cold War in retrospect: a continuous international conflict or a world war?

 

Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Prof Ioannis Chatzilygeroudis, University of Patras, Greece

Prof. Emeritus at the University of Patras, Greece, with a rich educational background in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (NTUA), Theology (University of Athens), MSc in Information Technology, and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence (University of Nottingham). Fluent in Greek and English, he specializes in AI, KR&R, knowledge-based systems, theorem proving, intelligent tutoring, e-learning, machine learning, natural language generation, sentiment analysis, semantic web, and educational robotics. His prolific research includes a PhD thesis, 18 edited volumes, 21 book chapters, 46 journal papers, 115 conference papers, 8 national conference papers, and 14 workshop papers. 📚🤖💻🌐

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Education

📚 From September 1968 to June 1974, completed secondary education, earning a Certificate of High School Graduation in Science. 🎓 Pursued a Diploma in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with a specialization in Electronics at the National Technical University of Athens from October 1974 to July 1979. 📜 From February to June 1983, obtained a Certificate of Educational Studies from PATES of SELETE, Greece. 📖 Achieved a Bachelor in Theology from the University of Athens, completed between October 1979 and December 1987. 🎓 Earned an MSc in Information Technology from the University of Nottingham in 1989, followed by a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the same university in 1992. 🧠 Thesis: “Integrating Logic and Objects for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning.”

Experience

📘 From Feb. 1982 to June 1982, I served as a part-time lab professor at PALMER Higher School of Electronics in Greece, teaching Electronics Lab. My full-time teaching journey began at TEI of Athens (1982-84), where I covered courses like Electrotechnics and Circuit Theory. My secondary education tenure (1984-92) focused on electrical engineering subjects. I then transitioned to higher education, teaching at TEI of Kozani and Chalkida, and later at the University of Nottingham (1990-92). From 1995-2006, I was a senior researcher and lecturer at the University of Patras, ultimately becoming a professor (2009-2023). Now, I am a Professor Emeritus. 🎓🔬

Projects

From June 1993 to November 1995, I managed the CTI team for the DELTA-CIME project, developing a knowledge-based production control system. I led several initiatives, including the MEDFORM project for multimedia education and the national project for educational software in chemistry. As a senior researcher, I contributed to intelligent systems for tele-education and hybrid knowledge representation. I led multiple European projects like MENUET, AVARES, and TESLA, focusing on innovative education through virtual reality. My work aims to enhance learning experiences across disciplines, involving collaboration with various international partners. 🌍📚💻🎓

Research focus

Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis specializes in artificial intelligence and its applications in various domains, particularly in agriculture and healthcare. His research includes intelligent systems for diagnosing farmed fish diseases, employing deep learning techniques for image analysis, and exploring natural language processing methods. He has contributed significantly to the development of expert systems and reinforcement learning approaches to improve disease prediction in aquaculture. Additionally, his work in sentiment analysis and e-learning demonstrates a commitment to advancing educational technologies and user experience. Hatzilygeroudis’s interdisciplinary approach combines computer science with practical applications, making significant strides in health and environmental management. 🌱🐟💻📊

Publication focus

Using Level-Based Multiple Reasoning in a Web-Based Intelligent System for the Diagnosis of Farmed Fish Diseases

An Integrated GIS-Based Reinforcement Learning Approach for Efficient Prediction of Disease Transmission in Aquaculture

Speech Emotion Recognition Using Convolutional Neural Networks with Attention Mechanism

Expert Systems for Farmed Fish Disease Diagnosis: An Overview and a Proposal

Expert Systems for Farmed Fish Disease Diagnosis: An Overview and a Proposal

A Convolutional Autoencoder Approach for Boosting the Specificity of Retinal Blood Vessels Segmentation

Evaluating Deep Learning Techniques for Natural Language Inference

Surya Chelikani | Quantitative Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Surya Chelikani | Quantitative Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Surya Chelikani, Quinnipiac University, United States

Dr. Surya Chelikani is an accomplished educator and researcher in finance, specializing in corporate finance, asset pricing, and market microstructure. With a Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University, he serves as an Associate Professor at Quinnipiac University. His expertise extends to both academic and corporate realms, with prior experience in engineering and consultancy. Dr. Chelikani’s research investigates topics such as market integration and regulatory impacts on financial markets. Recognized for his teaching excellence, he has received prestigious awards and consistently high evaluations. 📚💼🏅

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Education

After completing a Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from Andhra University (India) in 1981, I pursued an M.B.A in General Management from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2003. Building upon this foundation, I obtained my Ph.D. in Finance from Oklahoma State University in 2010. 🎓 This educational journey reflects a diverse range of interests and expertise, blending technical skills with financial acumen. From engineering principles to the intricacies of financial markets, each step has contributed to a well-rounded perspective and a dedication to continuous learning and growth.

Experience

As an academic, I’ve dedicated years to teaching and shaping minds. Beginning as an Instructor at Oklahoma State University, I’ve covered various financial courses, earning commendable teaching evaluations. My journey progressed to Quinnipiac University, where I advanced from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor, fostering a dynamic learning environment. Alongside academia, I’ve also ventured into the corporate realm. As a partner in multiple enterprises spanning cold welding, systems programming, and consultancy for cement plants, I’ve honed practical insights that complement my academic endeavors. Balancing academia with real-world experience has enriched my professional journey, ensuring a holistic approach to education. 📚💼

Awards

In the realm of academia, achievements often serve as milestones of dedication and excellence. Such is the case for Surya Chelikani, whose academic journey has been adorned with accolades. Notably,  clinched the coveted Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate award in Finance, an honor bestowed upon  in both 2006 and 2007—a feat unmatched by any other recipient. Securing a four-year assistantship from the Department of Finance further underscores [his/her/their] commitment and proficiency. [His/Her/Their] consistent presence on the President’s List throughout  MBA years reflects [his/her/their] unwavering academic prowess. Membership in esteemed societies like Delta Mu Delta and the Golden Key national honor society epitomizes scholarly excellence and distinction. 🎓

Research focus

S Chelikani’s research primarily focuses on financial economics, particularly in areas related to market efficiency, regulatory impacts, and financial contagion. Chelikani has explored the effects of regulatory changes such as Sarbanes-Oxley and Regulation Fair Disclosure on market integration and efficiency. Additionally, their work delves into the implications of financial crises, such as the 2008 financial crisis, on various financial sectors, including the Turkish financial sector and hedge funds. Their studies often employ quantitative methods like cointegration analysis to examine market dynamics and investor behavior.

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Publication top notes

Financial crisis and contagion: The effects of the 2008 financial crisis on the Turkish financial sector

The impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on market efficiency: evidence from mergers and acquisitions activity

GASB mandatory disclosure rules and municipal bond yield spreads

Implied volatility spread and stock mispricing

The Hedge Fund Industry’s Market Timing Ability and Role in Financial Contagion: Evidence from the Strategic Response to the 2008 Financial Crisis

The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure on Market Integration

Past stock returns and the MAX effect

Volatility feedback effect and risk-return tradeoff

The impact of insider ownership level on equity market timing decisions

State-dependent intertemporal risk-return tradeoff: Further evidence

Revisiting the ICAPM under the distortion of risk–return tradeoff in short‐horizon stock returns

Cointegration Analysis of the Effect of Decimalization on Market Equilibrium and Price Discovery