Elena Chatzimichali

Information Technology (IT)

Bs in Informatics, Athens University of Economics & Business, MSc in Applied Bioinformatics, Cranfield University, PhD in Machine Learning and Data Mining, Cranfield University

Dr. Elena Chatzimichali is an Assistant Professor at Deree and a Senior Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advisor with over ten years of combined business, academic, and lecturing experience in the fields of Machine Learning and Data Science. Prior to her role with the American College of Greece, Dr. Chatzimichali was an Associate Director – Lead Data Scientist for the AI teams at HSBC Global Markets, UK, and Growth & Innovation at Alpha Bank, Greece. With a strong academic background in Computer Science and programming, Elena holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning & Data Mining. She is passionate about developing innovative solutions through data-driven strategies across various industries. She has also held several academic roles, conducting research for universities and institutes in Cambridge and London, and is a frequent speaker at machine learning conferences and events.

Dr. Chatzimichali’s work and research interests cover a broad range of AI applications with specialization in Natural Language Processing (NLP), time series forecasting, recommender systems, and responsible AI (XAI, FAT-ML, AI Ethics), among others.