Ergina Kavallieratou was born in Kefalonia, Greece, in 1973. She received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1996 from the Polytechnic School of the University of Patras and her PhD in Handwritten Optical Character Recognition and Document Image processing from the same department in 2000. She has worked as guest researcher in the Signals, Systems and Radiocomunications Laboratory of the Dept. of Telecommunications Engineering of the Polytechnic School of Madrid (1997-1998, 2018), in the Institute of Communication Acoustics of Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Germany (2000, 2001), Computer Science & Engineering, Lehigh University – USA (December 2009), CVC, Universidad de Barcelona (June 2011), Telecom ParisTech (2015) . During the years 2002-2004, she was an Assistant Professor of Audio Processing in Dept. of Audio and Musical Instruments Technology in the Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands, Greece. She teaches in Greek Open University, since 2001. Since September 2004, she is a member of the teaching staff of the department of Information and Communication System Engineering, University of the Aegean, as Associate Professor since 2012. Her research interests include Optical Character Recognition, Document Image Analysis, Computer Vision and Robotics.