Chrysoula Tsogka joined the department of Applied Mathematics at UC Merced in July 2019. Between 2007 and 2019 she was a faculty member of the Applied Mathematics Department at the University of Crete, Greece. Initially an Associate Professor (2006-2014) and then a Professor (2014-2019). Between 2017 and 2019, she was a Visiting Professor at the Mathematics Department at Stanford University and a Project Scientist at UC Merced. In the past she has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, a Tenured CNRS Researcher at LMA in Marseilles, France, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. She received her PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from University Paris IX (Dauphine), France.

Her research interests are in numerical methods for direct and inverse wave propagation problems and imaging in complex media. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the SIAM Journal on Imaging Sciences (SIIMS), the Journal of Computational Physics (JCP), the Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision (JMIV) and the Bulletin of the Greek Mathematical Society. As of 2017 she is a member of the Scientific Research Board of the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM). Among others, she has been the recipient of an ERC Starting Independent Research Grant in Mathematics, and of a SIGEST paper award.