Academic Council

Sotirios Chatzis

Assistant Professor, Director of SCRC

Dr. Sotirios P. Chatzis is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Informatics, CUT. Before joining CUT he spent many years performing research with the University of Miami, USA, and the Imperial College London, U.K.

Panayiotis Zaphiris

Professor, Rector of CUT

Dr. Panayiotis Zaphiris is the Rector of the Cyprus University of Technology. He is a Professor at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts, member of the Cyprus Interaction Lab (CIL), and co-founder of the Social Computing Research Centre (SCRC). He is the co-founder of the Cyprus Interaction Lab, the first and only research lab in Cyprus specializing in the areas of Human Computer Interaction and Instructional Technology in Cyprus.

Andri Ioannou

Associate Professor

Dr. Andri Ioannou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts (MGA) of the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) and director of the Cyprus Interaction Research Lab (CIL), undertaking research on Educational Technology and Social Computing. Andri has a PhD in Educational Technology from the University of Connecticut (USA, 2009) and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus (2003).

Marinos Koutsomichalis


Dr Marinos Koutsomichalis is a media artist, scholar, and creative technologist. He is broadly interested in the materiality of self-generative systems, (post-)digital objecthood, sound, image, data, electronic circuitry, perception, selfhood, and the media/technologies we rely upon to mediate, probe, interact, or otherwise engage with the former. He is a Lecturer in Multimedia Design for Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology (Limassol, CY) where he co-directs the Media Arts and Design Research Lab.

Doros Polydorou

Assistant Professor

Dr Doros Polydorou is an Assistant Professor at Cyprus University of Technology. He is a creative coder and digital artist with a keen interest in immersive technologies and technological embodiment. Doros has worked internationally in universities in Singapore and the UK in both artistic and commercial projects. He is the co-founder of the Media Arts and Design (MAD) lab, and his current research interests explores narratives, artefacts and immersive technologies in site specific performances, installations and exhibitions.

Michael Sirivianos

Assistant Professor

Dr. Michael Sirivianos is an Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering and Informatics. He holds a PhD from Duke University since 2010. His current research interests lie in the fields of security in social networks, trust-aware design of distributed systems, device-centric authentication and federated ID, large scale data processing, and discrimination based on web personal data.