Despoina Pavlidi received the diploma degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 2009 from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science in 2012 and 2018 respectively from the Computer Science Department of the University of Crete, Greece. Since 2010 she is affiliated with the Institute of Computer Science at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH-ICS) as a research assistant. From March 2019 until June 2020 she was also affiliated with the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics at FORTH (FORTH-IACM) as a postdoctoral Stavros Niarchos Foundation fellow. She is currently a stay-at-home mom of a 2-year old boy and a new born girl. Her research interests include signal processing, deep neural networks, underwater acoustics, hydrophone arrays, microphone arrays, 2D and 3D sound source localization.