Scientist: Nikos Sarris

Nikos Sarris ESMH ScientistNikos Sarris is the Head of the ATC Innovation Lab. He has received his PhD from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and his Master of Engineering degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Nikos has been working for more than 20 years in R&D projects as a researcher, project manager and coordinator of large multinational consortia. He has authored numerous publications for international journals and conferences. In the latest years he has been involved in media related projects focusing on the semantic analysis and ‘understanding’ of multimedia news content. He is currently managing two related products on behalf of ATC: TruthNest and TrulyMedia, the latter in cooperation with Deutsche Welle. Nikos is the coordinator of the EC-funded SOMA project tasked to empower the European Observatory against Disinformation.

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SOMA consortium scales up anti-disinformation efforts across EU Member States

Horizon-2020-supported Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis links academic, technological and media expertise to combat disinformation (SOMA).

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nikos Sarris

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nikos Sarris about SOMA consortium

Interview with Nikos Sarris, SOMA Project Coordinator, Head of ATC Innovation Lab. Can you explain how SOMA, ATC, TruthNest and Truly Media work and how they fit together? Nikos Sarris: At ATC, we have been working for almost 10 years on ways to help professionals assess the trustworthiness of online content. As part of this ...