Maria Halkidi, Assistant Professor

Maria Halkidi is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus. She obtained her degree in Informatics from University of Piraeus in 1997 and her M.Sc. and PhD degrees from Athens University of Economics & Business (AUEB) in 1999 and 2003, respectively. She has conducted research in AUEB participating in several National and European-funded projects and in University of California at Riverside as a Marie-Curie fellow funded by EU. Her research interests include Learning and Data Mining Techniques, Data Mining in Distributed environments (P2P systems, Sensor networks), WWW & Databases (web documents clustering, web content management). She has also participated in many program committees of international conferences in the areas of Data Mining and Machine Learning. She is member of IEEE and ACM. More information and a list of available publications are available at

Undergraduate Degree Program


Publications 2010 – 2015


  • M. Halkidi, D. Spinellis, G. Tsatsaronis, M. Vazirgiannis. “Data mining in software engineering”. Intelligent Data Analysis Journal, 15(3): 413-441, 2011.


  • Maria Halkidi, Myra Spiliopoulou, Aikaterini Pavlou. “A Semi-supervised Incremental Clustering Algorithm for Streaming Data”. PAKDD (1) 2012: 578-590.
  • Akrivi Vlachou, Christos Doulkeridis, Maria Halkidi. “Discovering Representative Skyline Points over Distributed Data”. SSDBM 2012: 141-158.
  • Maria Halkidi, Iordanis Koutsopoulos: “A Game Theoretic Framework for Data Privacy Preservation in Recommender Systems”. ECML/PKDD (1) 2011: 629-644.
  • Maria Halkidi, Iordanis Koutsopoulos: “Online Clustering of Distributed Streaming Data Using Belief Propagation Techniques”. Mobile Data Management (1) 2011: 216-225.
  • I.Koutsopoulos, M. Halkidi, ‘Measurement Aggregation and Routing Techniques for Energy-Efficient Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks’, WiOpt 2010.