Dr. Maria Panou is currently holding a position as a Research Director and Head of Department ‘Vehicle & Driver – Transport Safety – Accessibility’ at the Hellenic Institute of Transport of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas. She has a PhD on Personalised ADAS warnings for drivers and infomobility services for travellers. Her main fields of expertise are innovative technologies for road safety and mobility in transport, ADAS warning algorithms, HMI and C-ITS applications, Transportation technologies for elderly and persons with special needs, innovative simulation training tools for driving simulators ICT for all.
She has strong experience in managerial and supervisory tasks as she has acted as Coordinator/technical manager in successful projects of the 6th & 7th FP, as well as ongoing H2020 projects.
She is a Member of the Editorial Board of the ETRR Journal (European Transport Research Review – An Open Access Journal) of ECTRI.
She holds numerous publications in scientific journals and books, as well as international conferences.
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