|1978-||National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece|
Maria (Mary) Arzoglou Kontizas was born in Piraeus on August 3, 1945. She obtained he BSc in Mathematics from the University of Athens in 1969 and her PhD in Astrophysics from the Univ. of Edinburg in 1977. She joint the faculty of the Dept. of Physics of the Univ. of Athens in 1978 and she retired as an Assistant Professor in 2012. Her research interests were in the area of globular clusters and stellar evolution. She was closely involved in preparatory work for the scientific exploitation of the GAIA data on unresolved galaxies. She is married to Evangelos Kontizas.