Biographical note

I received my PhD in Informatics from the Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus in 2010. The subject of my thesis was REVE, an abstract representation for virtual environments. In 2000, I received my MSc in Multimedia Technology from the Department of Computation, UMIST (University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology). My MSc dissertation, titled "Intelligent Agents in Virtual Worlds", introduced a simple intelligent agent system named VITAL, which was later advanced to a multi-agent level. In 1999 I graduated from the Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus. The subject of my BSc disseration was VAL, a simple language for the specification of various aspects of an intelligent virtual agent's personality, like its abilities, beliefs and goals.

I have taught several modules on Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Intelligent Virtual Environments, Computer Graphics, introductory Computer Science, various programming languages, and more, in the Department of Informatics of the University of Piraeus and elsewhere. My research experience includes research work in the fields of Intelligent Virtual Environments and Intelligent Virtual Agents. I have also given several lectures and presentations on related subjects, supervised undergraduate and postgraduate assignments and assisted with junior theses. My professional experience includes several years of software development in the private sector in the fields of intelligent virtual environments for assessment and training, computer graphics, geographical information systems, and more.

Curriculum vitae

For full biographical information, please refer to my curriculum vitae (or its Greek version).