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Distinguished Lecture by Zoran Obradovic

Zoran P. Obradovic invitation

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is pleased to announce the lecture of the internationally recognized Professor Zoran Obradovic, from Temple University, USA.

The lecture entitled “Events Detection, Classification, Prediction and Discovery of Precursor in Power Networks from Scarce and Imprecise Labels”, will take place on Wednesday, 12 July 2023, at 11:00 (Cyprus time), in Amphitheater B108 (A. Leventis Building), University of Cyprus.

In this lecture, Prof. Obradovic will present an overview of the recently developed machine learning methods to facilitate end-to-end solutions within the context of predictive analytics in a large electricity grid observed by multiple phasor measurement units.

Zoran Obradovic is a Distinguished Professor and a Center director at Temple University, an Academician at the Academia Europaea (the Academy of Europe) and a Foreign Academician at the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He mentored 45 postdoctoral fellows and Ph.D. students, many of whom have independent research careers at academic institutions (e.g. Northeastern Univ., Ohio State Univ,) and industrial research labs (e.g. Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Hitachi Big Data, IBM T.J.Watson, Microsoft, Yahoo Labs, Uber, Verizon Big Data, Spotify). Zoran is the editor-in-chief at the Big Data journal and the steering committee chair for the SIAM Data Mining conference. He is also an editorial board member at 13 journals and was the general chair, program chair, or track chair for 11 international conferences.

His research interests include data science and complex networks in decision support systems addressing challenges related to big, heterogeneous, spatial, and temporal data analytics motivated by applications in healthcare management, power systems, earth and social sciences. His studies were funded by AFRL, DARPA, DOE, KAUST, NIH, NSF, ONR, PA Department of Health, US Army ERDC, US Army Research Labs, and industry. For more details see

This lecture is open to the public and is part of the KIOS Distinguished Lecture Series, a series of lectures that hosts world-class researchers who are specialized in technology and innovation fields.

More information and details about the lecture can be found here.

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