Fotios (Fotis) Lygerakis, M.Eng.


Short Bio

Hi! I my name is Fotis and I have been a member of CPS since March 2022!

Nowadays, you will find me working on projects related to

  • Self-Supervised Visual Representation Learning
  • Robot Learning
  • Human-Robot Interfaces
  • solving problems in Industrial settings

I received my Diploma (Master of Engineering) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Technical University of Crete, Greece in 2019. Thereafter, I worked as teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA until December 2021.

Research Interests​

  • Self-supervised Visual Representation Learning
    • Variational Autoencoders
    • Contrastive Learning
    • Information Theory
  • Robot Learning
    • Reinforcement Learning
    • Robust Visual Representations
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Industrial Applications of Machine Learning
    • Automated Industrial Processes Inspection

Theses and Internship Supervision

Thesis Topics

  • Self-supervised Visual Representation Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning algorithms
  • Augmented Reality (Hololens2) Robot Interface
  • Human Robot Interaction

Current & Past Theses

  • [M.Sc. Thesis/Internship] ROS2-based Human-Robot Interaction Framework with Sign Language, Iye Szin Ang, August 2023
  • [M.Sc. Thesis] Development of a Graphical User Interface and Deep Learning Methods for Automated Inspection in a Continuous Casting Steel Plant, Melanie Neubauer, March 2023

Students who wish to do their thesis under my supervision, shall choose their subject within the list of my research interests above. Feel free to contact me via email for further clarifications or directions.



Companies, fellow colleagues or students who wish consultation on any of my research interests or background can contact me via email:

Contact & Quick Links

M.Eng. Fotios Lygerakis
Doctoral Student supervised by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Elmar Rueckert
Montanuniversität Leoben
Franz-Josef-Straße 18, 
8700 Leoben, Austria 

Phone:  +43 3842 402 – 1901 (Secretary of CPS)


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