Nikos Paragios

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Nikos Paragios
Nikos Paragios 2011
Born Rhodes, Greece
Residence France Paris, France
Nationality Greece Greece
Fields Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics
Institutions Ecole Centrale Paris, Inria
Known for Level set
Markov random field
Image segmentation
Image Registration
Notable awards Institut Universitaire de France (2014), IEEE Fellow (2011), TR35 (2006)

Nikos Paragios (Greek: Νικος Παραγιος, born at 1972) is a professor of Computer Science and Applied mathematics at Ecole Centrale Paris, senior fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France and affiliated scientific leader at Inria while serving as the editor in chief of the Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal of Elsevier Publishing House.
He holds a D.Sc. degree in electrical and computer engineering (2000) from Inria and the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, and has held permanent positions at Siemens Corporate Technology, École des ponts ParisTech as well as visiting positions at Rutgers University, Yale University and University of Houston.



  • IEEE Fellow for his contributions to continuous and discrete inference in computer vision, 2011
  • Bodossaki Foundation Scientific Award in applied and engineering sciences, 2008
  • Francois Erbsmann Prize (with Ben Glocker), Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI), 2007
  • TR35 MIT Technology Review Award, 2006
  • Cor Baayen ERCIM Award (honorable mention), 2000


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