Dr. Eva AgapakiAI Assistant Professor & Director of Digital Twins Research Lab, University of Florida
Dr. Agapaki is an Artificial Intelligence Assistant Professor in the Rinker School of Construction Management and Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments at the University of Florida, where she leads the Digital Twins of Infrastructure Systems lab. She is also the cofounder and CEO of TENET TWIN, a SaaS software startup. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 2020, where her research pioneered the automated generation of geometric Digital Twins of existing industrial facilities from Lidar data at a commercially viable level. She conducted part of her PhD research at MIT and was awarded the U.S. National Academy of Engineering grant for addressing one of the 14 Grand Challenges in Engineering of our century. She also holds an MSc in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering from UCLA and a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Patras in Greece. She has extensive industry experience working as Innovation Lead at PTC Boston, and AVEVA, where she advised the AI team on machine learning methods for 3D point cloud processing methods.