People

The people currently working in the Lab consist of variety of academics, research staff and students:

Academics
Post Doctoral Researchers
PhD Students
Affiliated/Collaborating Researchers
Researchers
Visiting Scholars

 

Academics

andri ioannou
Andri Ioannou
Assistant Professor, Lab Director
Research Interests: design and evaluation of computer-supported collaborative learning environments, use of technology to support student collaboration, decision making, and knowledge creation in both distant and collocated settings, integration of technology in all levels of education, and use of technology for social change.
Email: andri-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com
Website: http://andriioannou.weebly.com/

 

panayiotis zaphiris
Panayiotis Zaphiris
Professor
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction, Social Computing and Inclusive Design with an emphasis on the design of interactive systems for people with disabilities.
Email: pzaphiri-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com
Website: http:// www.zaphiris.org

 

Post Doctoral Researchers

Antigoni Parmaxi

Antigoni Parmaxi
Post-Doc Researcher
Research Interests: Computer assisted language learning, participatory design methodology in language learning, intercultural education, curriculum development and lifelong learning.
Email:
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/antigoni.parmaxi

 

PhD Students

Leantros Kyriakoullis
Leantros Kyriakoullis
Phd Student
Research Interests: Cultural values in Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
Email:
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/leantros.kyriakoullis

 

Theodoros Sourmelis
Theodoros Sourmelis
PhD Student
Research Interests: Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPGs) in formal and informal learning, Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) games in the curriculum, Digital Game-Based Learning (DGBL)
Email:
Website: www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/Theodoros

 

Panagiotis Kosmas
Panagiotis Kosmas
Phd Student
Research Interests: Language teaching methodologies, modern methodological approaches to teaching, the human computer – interaction, online communities of learning, the Professional Development through virtual environments and lifelong learning.
Email:
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/panagiotis.kosmas

 

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Vaso Constantinou
PhD Student
Research Interests: integration of technology in education and training including sports/physical education, use of technology for social change, media/ICT support for social inclusion particularly effective inclusion of people with hearing impairment or deafness.
Email:

 

Marianna Ioannou
Marianna Ioannou
PhD Student
Research Interests: Emerging interactive learning environments for primary students, embodied learning, STEM education, problem-solving, knowledge construction.
Email:

 

Stella Timotheou
Stella Timotheou
PhD Student
Research Interests: Design and evaluation of robotic-enhanced learning environments, use of educational robotics to support collaboration and knowledge creation in STEM education, use of robotics to support interdisciplinary in STEM education, classroom orchestration in robotic enhanced lessons.
Email:

 

Chrysanthos Socratous
Chrysanthos Socratous
PhD Student
Research Interests:Design and evaluation of robotics curriculum for primary school students based on the constructivist and constructionist theoretical model, use of educational robotics to support student collaboration, problem-solving skills, and knowledge construction, integration of robotics as a mindtool to support the teaching of curriculum area subjects as mathematics and science in k-12 education.
Email:

 

Aekaterini Mavri
Aekaterini Mavri
PhD Student
Research Interests: Transfer of learning between education and workplace, Workforce education, Technology enhanced learning, Active learning, User centred design, User interface design, development and evaluation.
Email:
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/aekaterini.mavri

 

 

Affiliated/Collaborating Researchers

Christina Vasiliou
Christina Vasiliou
Research Fellow
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction, Interface Design, Human Error Understanding, Interactive Touch Design
Email:
Website: www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/Christina

 

Thomas Photiadis
Thomas Photiadis
Research Fellow
Research Interests: Product and Systems Design, Human Computer Interaction, 3D environments & Avatars, Aesthetics, User Experience, Typography, Graphics, Eye tracking
Email:
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/thomas.photiadis

 

Fernando Loizides
Chrystalla Antoniou
Research Fellow
Research Interests: Education for Sustainability, Cultural Sustainability, Outdoor Education, Museum Education, Environmental Education, Place-based Education, Experiential Learning, Technology-mediated Social Change.
Email:

 

Efi Nisiforou
Efi Nisiforou
Research Fellow
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Educational Neuroscience, Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), Personalized Learning Environments (PLE), User Experience, Cognitive Abilities, Creativity, Multi-metric methods (Psychometric, Biometric ǀ Eye-tracking, Neurometric ǀ EEG)
Email:nisiforou.efi-AT-gmail.com
Website: http://nisiforouefi.wixsite.com/enisiforou, Linkedin/Efi

 

Maria Matsangidou
Maria Matsangidou
Research Fellow
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction (HCI); Cyber-Psychology; Health Technology; Health Communication; Social Computing
Email:matsangidou-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com

 

Alexandros Yeratziotis
Alexandros Yeratziotis
Research Fellow
Research Interests: User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction, Usability Inspection Methods (UIMs)
Email:-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com
Website: http://www.cut.ac.cy/mga/staff/alexis.yeratziotis

 

 

 

Researchers

Anna Magidou
Anna Magidou
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction, Interface Design, Interactive Floor, Embodied Learning Technology, Interactive Multimedia
Email: amagidou-AT-gmail.com

 

Georgia Zika
Georgia Zika
Research Interests: Tabletops technology, Gamification, Gamified learning, Bullying, Collaboration, Technology enhanced learning
Email:georgia.zika16-AT-gmail.com

 

Andreas Papallas
Andreas Papallas
Research Interests: Architecture, Urban design, Urban conflicts, Analysing and visualising cities on the basis of ethnic, social and cultural groups.
Email:apapallas-AT-gmail.com
Website: http://www.andreaspapallas.com

 

Panayiotis Hadjicostis
Panayiotis Hadjicostis
Research Interests: Digital Media and Journalism, New Media and Society, Culture of Cyberspace, Information Society, Social Media and Minorities
Email:panayiotis.hadjicostis-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com

 

Eirini Christou
Eirini Christou
Research Interests: Technology and communication, Social representations, Refugees and Immigrants
Email:eirini.christou-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com

 

 

Thrasos Tilemachou
Thrasos Tilemachou
Research Interests: Political Communication, Political Marketing, Critical (New Media) analysis, Post-Marxist Theory, European Politics
Email:thrasos.tilemachou-AT-cyprusinteractionlab.com
Website: thrasostilemachou.blogspot.com.cy

 

Froso Nikolaou
Froso Nikolaou
Research Interests: Sociology/Social psychology/Human rights/Equality in genders, Active youth and Volunteering, Human Resources/Personal Development, Culture, 5.Social media/Community media
Email:nikolaoufr-AT-gmail.com

 

 

Visiting Scholars

Fernando Loizides
Fernando Loizides
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Digital Libraries, Information Seeking, Human Computer Interaction, Brain-Computer Interfaces and Database Systems; Software developer, User experience
Email:
Website: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/fernando-loizides-2936513a

 

Arūnas Gudinavičius
Arūnas Gudinavičius
Associate Professor, PhD, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Digital books, digital publishing, digital reading, human-computer interaction.
Email:arunas.gudinavicius-AT-gmail.com
Website: http://web.vu.lt/kf/a.gudinavicius

 

Yevgeniya Sulema
Yevgeniya Sulema
Associate Professor, PhD
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Mulsemedia; Immersive Technologies; Multimedia Data Security (Image Steganography); Image Processing; Signal processing; Multimedia Data Classification, Recognition, and Retrieval; Image Compression.
Email:sulema-AT-pzks.fpm.kpi.ua
Website: https://kpi.academia.edu/YevgeniyaSulema/CurriculumVitae

 

Carmelo Ardito
Carmelo Ardito
Associate Professor, PhD
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, particularly Mashup of services and smart objects, Serious games, End-User Development, Usability Engineering and UX Practices in industry and public organizations.
Email:carmelo.ardito-AT-uniba.it
Website: http://ivu.di.uniba.it/people/ardito.htm

 

Sónia Sousa
Sónia Sousa
Associate Professor, PhD
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Trust, Technology enhanced Learning. Focusing on exploring the role of Trust in technologically enhanced contexts and in HCI.
Email:sonia.sousa-AT-tlu.ee
Website: www.etis.ee/Sonia Sousa/

 

Artem Smolin
Artem Smolin
PhD in philosophy
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: VR/AR Technologies, Digital Heritage, Culture,
Design, Human Computer Interaction.
Email:smolin-AT-corp.ifmo.ru
Website: http://gt.ifmo.ru/

 

Lidia Korpan
Lidia Korpan
Lecturer, ITMO University, St. Petersburg
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Graphic and industrial design theory, human-computer interaction, usability, cultural studies.
Email:lycor-AT-mail.ru
Website: http://gt.ifmo.ru/, www.lydart.ru

 

Darelle van Greunen
Darelle van Greunen
PhD, Professor, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction, ICT4D, IT in Health, Social Innovation.
Email:Darelle.vanGreunen-AT-nmmu.ac.za
Website: http://cct.nmmu.ac.za

 

Arman Arakelyan
Arman Arakelyan
PhD student, Interaction Design Lab, TLU
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Design for appropriation-centric technologies, Human-Computer Interaction, End-User Development.
Email:arman-AT-arakelyan.org
Website: http://arakelyan.org

 

Aleksandar Jevremovic
Aleksandar Jevremovic
Full professor, PhD, Singidunum University, Serbia
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Information Security, HCI Security, Trust and Privacy, Web Development, UX, Social Networks and Computing, Education and Technology.
Email: ajevremovic-AT-gmail.com
Website: https://singidunum.ac.rs/ajevremovic

 

Lennart E. Nacke
Lennart E. Nacke
Associate Professor, PhD, University of Waterloo
Visiting Scholars
Research Interests: Human Computer Interaction, Game Design, Gamification, Games User Research, UX Design, Brain-Computer Interfaces and Affective Computing
Email: lennart.nacke-AT-acm.org
Website: http://hcigames.com