Maria Vasiloglou holds a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics from Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greece. Her BSc Thesis, written in Hochschule Niederrhein in Moenchengladbach, Germany, examined the effect of specific foods on blood lipid levels in hyperlipidemic patients. Maria continued her postgraduate studies at the University of Glasgow, where she obtained a Master of Science in Medical Science, MSc (Med Sci ) in Human Nutrition with specialization in Clinical Nutrition. Her MSc Thesis was related to the effect of insulin pump therapy in growth and glycemic control in children and adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. Returning to Greece, she was a research assistant in European and National research projects regarding endocrinology and nutrition. She then was a trainee at the Joint Research Center of the European Commission in Italy and in particular at the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection. She worked on science-based policy support in the field of nutrition, contributing to a foresight study evaluating the fitness of the current food safety and nutrition regulatory system, and especially evaluating the effect of merging innovation and technology in the food and pharmaceutical area. During the last two years, she taught nutrition for professionals while she was working at Pediatric Endocrine Clinics as a dietitian for children.  Today, Maria is a Ph.D. candidate at Diabetes Technology Research Group of ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research which belongs to the University of Bern. Her main scientific interests focus on innovative technologies for diet monitoring and assessment.