Panagiotis Tsiatsis

Alumni of the Research Group Cognitive Neuroimaging

Main Focus

After my studies in Computer Engineering and Informatics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Computational Neuroscience in the Universities of Patras, Greece and Edinburgh, Scotland, I have settled as a PhD student in the Cognitive Neuroimaging Lab at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tuebingen, working under the supervision of Dr. Uta Noppeney. The focus of my studies lies on Multisensory Integration and I am primarily using Magnetoengephalography (MEG) to address several scientific questions of interest.

Finally, friends call me Taki.

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Multisensory Integration in the Human Brain by means of MagnetoEncephaloGraphy.

Sponsors :


Bodossaki Foundation

Max Planck Society

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information

Full Name:                               Panagiotis S. Tsiatsis      [ ?????????? ?. ???????? ]

Date of Birth:                           7th of June, 1983

Place of Birth:                          Mytilene, Greece


  • 2009 – Present

PhD Student

Cognitive Neuroimaging Group

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Tübingen, Germany

  • 2007 – 2008

Postgraduate Student

MSc in Computational Neuroscience / Machine Learning

University of Edinburgh, Scotland

  • 2001 – 2006

Undergraduate Student

Computer Engineering and Informatics Department (C.E.I.D)

University of Patras, Greece [5 years degree, First-class honours]

Awards / Distinctions

  • Bodossaki Foundation Award for MSc and PhD Studies for the years 2007- 2010
  • SAAS Award (Tuituon Fees Coverage) for Msc Studies in Artificial Intelligence for the year 2007 / 08
  • Honours Award for Undergraduate Studies from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
  • GMS (Greek Mathematical Society) Award for excellent performance in the “Thalis” mathematical contest (2000).

Academic Interests

Neuroscience, Computational Neuroscience, Computer Science, Neural Modelling, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning,  Complex systems

Non Academic Interests / Activities

Mainly I like to make some music when time permits. Since I am self-taught there is probably nothing special here, but if you are still interested you can find more in . In the past [deep breath], I used to play the guitar in the almost famous band “Yellow Pages” and run a blues / rock radio programme called “Rock The Night” in a major radio station in Greece along with my friend Bill Lampos. Together, we also organized in 2006 a multifaceted artistic festival in the University of Patras, Greece, under the name “Artware Festival” that, since then, has become a major annual artistic event in Patras. Since then I believe that you can bring the best out of people by providing them the freedom to be creative. Other than that, I like reading simple stories, watching cartoons, looking for chords on the floor, staring at ants passing by and collecting tickets. Finally, I will be eternally grateful to Martin, Rory and Jerome for showing me that most of the times what is important does not necessarily have to be complicated.

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