Maria Anastasiadou received her undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Athens in 2009. She was awarded an M.Sc in Medical Physics (2010) from Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Surrey, UK. In 2011 she joined the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks at the University of Cyprus as a graduate level researcher. She worked on a funded project for the study of epilepsy, multimodal detection and prediction of epileptic seizures. Maria received her PhD in January 2017 from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University Cyprus. Her current research interests include system identification, signal processing, machine learning, pattern recognition and mathematical modelling.