Alexia Zoumpoulaki

Research Associate

School of Psychology

Research summary

I am currently working on detecting memory replay in sleep. We are applying machine learning techniques to try and identify the spatial and temporal signatures of memory replay.

Undergraduate education

BEng Information  & Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean, Samos,  Greece.

Postgraduate education

MSc Product &  Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean, Syros, Greece.

MSc Advanced Computer  Science (Computational Intelligence), University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent.

PhD in Computer  Science, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent (viva pending).

  • PhD title: “Directing Perceptual Breakthroughs in RSVP: Methodological,  Behavioural and Electrophysiological Explorations."


In the past I have  worked as a software engineer, a research assistant (University of Kent,  University of Reading) and I have taught and assisted various computer science  courses at college, undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Honours and awards

Awards/external committees

2012 EPSRC  Postgraduate Scholarship, 3 year PhD, tuition fees plus yearly stipend.

2011 University of  Kent, School of Computing, Postgraduate Scholarship based on academic merit,  MSc, tuition fees.

2005 University of Aegean, Department of Product  and System Design Engineer, Postgraduate Scholarship for highest performing  student, MSc, tuition fees.

Research topics and related papers

Neuroimaging, EEG,  Data mining, Classification

Research group

Sleep Lab