Theoharis Theoharis received the B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of London in 1984, the M.Sc. Degree in Computation from the University of Oxford in 1985 and the D.Phil. degree in Computer Graphics and Parallel processing from the University of Oxford in 1988.  He served as a Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge between 1987 and 1990 and as a Consultant with Andersen Consulting between 1992 and 1993. During the 2002/2003 academic year he was a Visiting Professor at the University of Houston. He currently serves as Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens where he leads the Computer Graphics Group and  he is Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Houston. His research interests lie in graphics, visualization and vision and more specifically in biometrics, 3D object retrieval, medical and archaeological visualization, geometric algorithms and 3D reconstruction.

Personal web page: http://graphics.di.uoa.gr/people/cv_theoharis.html

Georgios Papaioannou was born in Athens, Greece in 1974. He received a BSc in Computer Science in 1996 and a PhD degree in Computer Graphics and Pattern Recognition in 2001, both from the University of Athens, Greece. Since 1997, he has worked as a research fellow in many research and development projects. From 2002 till 2007 he has been a virtual reality engineer at the Foundation of the Hellenic World. Georgios Papaioannou has been teaching elementary and advanced computer graphics, programming and human-computer interaction courses since 2002. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business and his research is focused on real-time computer graphics algorithms, photorealistic rendering, virtual reality and three-dimensional pattern recognition. He is also a member of IEEE, ACM and SIGGRAPH and has been a member of the organization and reviewer boards of many conferences.

Personal web page: http://www.aueb.gr/users/gepap/

Nikos Platis is a Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Peloponnese, Greece and a research fellow at the Computer Graphics Group of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Athens. He holds a PhD in Computer Graphics and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Athens and an MSc in Information Technology from University College London. He has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Computer Graphics, Visualization, Programming and Multimedia since 2000; he also has extensive experience as a software engineer, having worked on both research and commercial software projects. His research interests focus on simplification and multiresolution techniques for three-dimensional computer graphics and data visualization.

Personal web page: http://www.uop.gr/~nplatis/

Nicholas M. Patrikalakis is the Kawasaki Professor of Engineering at the MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering. His current research interests include: computer-aided design, geometric modeling, computer graphics and visualization, robotics and distributed information systems. He is a member of ACM, ASME, CGS, IEEE, ISOPE, SIAM, SNAME and TCG, and he is editor, co-editor, or member of the editorial board of five international journals (CAD, JCISE, IJSM, TVC, GMOD). He has served as program chair of CGI '91, program co-chair of CGI '98, Pacific Graphics '98, ACM Solid Modeling Symposium 2002, co-chair of the ACM Solid Modeling Symposium 2004, and Chair of the 2005 Convention on Shapes and Solids (ACM SPM'05 and SMI'05).

Personal web page: http://meche.mit.edu/people/faculty/index.html?id=67