About M. A. Louka
Maria A. Louka, Associate Researcher  
Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, Section of Theoretical Informatics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis, 157 84, Athens, Greece. 

+30 210 7275229, +30 210 7275300  
+30 210 7275333  
mlouka di.uoa.gr  
Research Interests : Parallel Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations, Numerical Linear Algebra, Combinatorial Scientific Computing, Algebraic Graph Theory. 
Short Bio
B.Sc. in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Ioannina, Greece in 1990, B.Sc. in Informatics, Department of Informatics, Technological Educational Institute (T.E.I.) of Athens, Greece in 2004, M.Sc. in Informatics, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, UoA, Greece in 2005 and Ph.D. in Numerical Analysis, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, UoA in 2011. Currently she is a post doctor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications and member of the Parallel Scientific Computing Laboratory (PSCL) group since 2006. She is also member of Hellenic Mathematical Society since 1990 and member of Greek Computer Society since 2004. She was Instructor in Informatics in Hellenic Naval Academy, Piraeus, Greece and in Hellenic Naval School of Cadet Petty Officers, Athens, Greece. She has co taught the postgraduate courses Scientific Computing (Numerical Solution of partial Differential Equations) and Parallel Algorithms and as teaching assistant the graduate course Numerical Linear Algebra in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications at UoA.
Her main research interests are in the area of Numerical Linear Algebra and especially in the area of Iterative methods for the numerical solution of large linear systems of algebraic equations which are the result of the discretization of Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). She is also interested in the parallel numerical solution of PDEs and their implementation on distributed machines and GPUs. She has worked in National and EUfunded projects: "KAPODISTRIAS" and "(EPEAEKII)PYTHAGORAS (20042008)".