Athanassios Zagouras is a former Postdoctoral Fellow at MAE - UC San Diego (2014). He holds a Ph.D. in Machine Learning with emphasis in Physical Sciences from the University of Patras, Greece. He received his B.Sc. in Physics and his M.Sc. in Electronics and Information Processing from the same university. His experience spans many scientific fields in data analytics and ML/AI for over 10 years both in academia and industry. Athanassios has been invited several times to serve as a reviewer of submitted manuscripts for academic journals. Since 2017 he collaborates with UC San Diego Extension as a co-instructor for the Specialized Certificate in ”Data Mining for Advanced Analytics”. Athanassios currently is a senior data scientist in industry.