Christos Papadopoulos was born in Munich, Germany in 1981. After obtaining a first class degree in Computer Science from the University of Liverpool He has been working in research with the Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) research lab since 2003; first in the University of Liverpool and currently in the University of Salford since 2005.
His main interests lie in the area of historical document digitisation and preservation. During his employment at Salford he has been involved in two major EU-funded projects and has focused his work on the creation, organisation and ground-truthing of various evaluation datasets. He is especially interested in working with web related technologies and integrating such technologies with his research work.
In terms of teaching activities, he has been in charge of the organisation and delivery of modules in various topics, including web development and internet security and has been involved in the co-supervision of projects ranging from group assignments to final year and masters dissertations.