9 October 2023
In the bustling world of technology, every new addition to a team brings a fresh perspective and a world of potential. Today, we’re thrilled to introduce you to one of our newest interns, Fragkiskos, who hails from Greece.
Over the past few weeks, Fragkiskos has embarked on a remarkable journey at Fizyr, diving headfirst into the exciting realm of computer vision. Join us as we delve into Fragkiskos’ background, expectations, and experiences, and discover how his passion for robotics is converging with the dynamic field of artificial intelligence.
It was during his bachelor’s study in Athens that Fragkiskos began pursuing his interest in robotics and control, discovering his fascination with merging control systems with data-driven solutions. To further explore this synergy, Fragkiskos embarked on a master’s degree in AI, a decision that would lay the groundwork for his exciting career ahead.
Transitioning from one country to another often comes with its own set of surprises, and for Fragkiskos, it was the work culture at Fizyr that truly stood out. Having been used to an environment where a physical presence in the office often takes precedence above all else, Fragkiskos found the flexibility here to be a breath of fresh air. At Fizyr, we prioritize results over rigid office hours, emphasizing the value of productivity.
Every great story begins with a leap of faith, and for Fragkiskos, the journey to Fizyr was an adventure. After facing initial setbacks in his quest for the perfect internship, he decided to take matters into his own hands. A proactive search for robotics companies in the Netherlands led him to Fizyr’s website, which immediately captured his attention. He applied and, within a week, received a positive response that changed the course of his career.
Having completed a year of intensive AI courses, Fragkiskos now aspires to bridge the gap between theory and practice in the world of machine learning and AI. His time at Fizyr promises to be a pivotal chapter in his professional journey, offering invaluable hands-on experience.
At Fizyr, teamwork is more than just a buzzword; it’s at the core of everything we do. Fragkiskos has been warmly welcomed by his colleagues, who consistently go the extra mile to lend a helping hand. A recent incident involving GPU access showcased the team’s spirit of collaboration, as they worked together to optimizeFragkiskos’ work environment.
Looking ahead, Fragkiskos envisions a future where he can apply his newfound practical skills to real-world AI projects. This internship at Fizyr serves as a stepping stone towards his professional aspirations.
Beyond the exciting world of computer vision and AI, Fragkiskos finds solace in the picturesque city of Maastricht, where he embraces the Dutch approach to travel, exploring the scenic landscapes by bicycle.
As we warmly welcome Fragkiskos to the Fizyr team, we are eager to witness the journey that unfolds. His background, enthusiasm, and commitment to mastering the intricacies of AI make him a valuable addition to our team. Stay tuned to our blog as we share more about the recent advancements at Fizyr, and as we collectively explore the exciting possibilities that lie ahead in the world of computer vision and beyond.
Want to get in contact with Fragkiskos? Reach out to him via LinkedIn.