George Retsinas was born in 1989, in Sparta, Greece. He received the Diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in February 2014 and his Ph.D. degree in February 2020, both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens. Part of his Ph.D. was done in collaboration with the Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”. The main research direction during this collaboration was document analysis and recognition, with emphasis on machine learning approaches. His main research interests are in Image Processing and Document Image Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Deep Learning, Algorithms and Mathematical Optimization.