Eleni Stroulia, PhD

Vice Dean, Faculty of Science - Deans Office


Vice Dean, Faculty of Science - Deans Office


Area of Study / Keywords

Software Engineering Web Services Internet of Things Smart Buildings Smart Cities Legacy Systems Reengineering Service Science Virtual Worlds Mobile Apps Model-driven Engineering eHealth Cognitive and Mental Health



  • B.Sc., Computer Engineering, University of Patras (Greece), 1989
  • M.Sc., Computing Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1991
  • Ph.D., Computing Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1994

Chair Positions

  • NSERC/AITF Industrial Research Chair in Service Systems Management


Dr. Eleni Stroulia is a Professor in the Department of Computing Science, at the University of Alberta. From 2011-2016, she held the NSERC/AITF Industrial Research Chair on Service Systems Management, with IBM. Her research focuses on addressing industry-driven problems, adopting AI and machine-learning methods to improve or automate tasks. Her flagship project in the area of health care is the Smart Condo in which she investigates the use of technology to support people with chronic conditions live independently longer and to educate health-science students to provide better care for these clients. In 2011, the Smart-Condo team received the UofA Teaching Unit Award. She has played leadership roles in the GRAND and AGE-WELL Networks of Centres of Excellence. in 2018 she received a McCalla professorship, and in 2019 she was recognized with a Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring. She has supervised more than 60 graduate students and PDFs, who have gone forward to stellar academic and industrial careers. Since 2020, she is the Director of the University of Alberta's AI4Society Signature Area. Since 2021, she is serving as the Acting Vice Dean of the Faculty of Science.


Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=TyM1dLwAAAAJ&hl=en

DBLP: https://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/s/Stroulia:Eleni

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8784-8236

AI4Society: https://ai4society.ca/