Short Resume

[Research Interests]

Artificial Intelligence, CommonSense Knowledge Acquisition, Story Understanding, Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, Natural Language Processing, New Technologies and Trends in eLearning, Open Data


 Open University of Cyprus, Latsia, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Ph.D. Information and Communication Systems – Computational Cognition / Artificial intelligence

University of Patras, Department of Mathematics, Rion, Patra, Greece

  • M.Sc. Computational Mathematics – Informatics in Education (Major: IT and Communications in Education)
  • B.Sc. Mathematics (Major: Computational Mathematics and Informatics)

[Honors and Awards]

  • 2nd Place in the Graph Drawing Creative Topics Competition – 27th International Symposium on Graph Drawing and Network Visualization, Průhonice/Prague, September 17-20, 2019
  • 1st Position in Cyprus Robotex 2019 Competition (Engino Mini Challenge) – Trainer
  • 1st Position in Cyprus Robotex 2018 Competition (Engino Mini Challenge) – Trainer
  • 1st Position in Cyprus Robotex 2017 Competition (Line Following challenge) – Participant
  • Best Paper presentation Award in the 8th European Starting AI Researcher Symposium (STAIRS) for the paper “A Hybrid Approach to Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition”
  • Scholarship for the 1st year of postgraduate studies from the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation (1st with overall score 9.60 out of 10)


  • English
  • Greek (native language)


  • CPT Certified Penetration Tester
  • Moodle Educator  Certificate (MEC)
  • Moodle Course Creator Certification (MCCC)
  • The Interaction Design Foundation


A detailed list of publications is available here


  • Undergraduate course Intoduction to Programming Languages I (MEM111) – Cyprus University of Technology
  • Postgraduate course Natural Language Processing (COS524) – Open University of Cyprus

[Funded Research Projects]

  • TEASPILS – Teaching Environmental Awareness with Smart IoT Planters in Learning Spaces [website]
  • ImTech4Ed – Immersive Technologies for Education (KA203-799974A4) [website]
  • WeNet – Internet of Us (funded by the EU’s Horizon2020 programme under Grant Agreement number 823783) [website]
  • Enlivened Laboratories within STEM Education (EL-STEM / Erasmus+ 2017-1-CY01-KA201-026775) [website]
  • European Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques (COST – CA16105 ) [website]
  • I-CARE Project (i-Care / Erasmus+ 2015-1-EL01-KA202-014051) [website]
  • EMPOWER Project [website]
  • eUniversity – Development of the Open University of Cyprus’ Technological Infrastructure [website]
  • Teleprometheus – E-Learning Platform of Intensive Care Units Health Professionals, Patients and their Families [website]
  • Grundtvig Lifelong Learning Courses [website][info]
  • Revit – Revitalizing Small Remote Schools for LifeLong Distance e-Learning [website][info]
  • TICTC – Teachers’ ICT competences – a way to effective learning for children with hearing difficulties [website][info]
  • INTERCOM: Un programme d’apprentissage pour la promotion de l’intercomprehension en Europe [info]
  • OBELFA – Open Blended eLearning for Adults [website][info]

[Professional and Academic Service]


  • 3rd International Workshop on User-Oriented Logic Paradigms (IULP2019)

Scientific Advisory Board

  • 8th annual International Conference of Education, Research, and Innovation [2015]


  • Online Handbook of Argumentation for AI (Volume 2) [2021]
  • The AAAI-21 Workshop on Explainable Agency in Artificial Intelligence [2021]
  • IEEE 23rd International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA) [2018]
  • 10th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) [2017]
  • 9th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART) [2017]
  • IJCAI 2016 Workshop on Cognitive Knowledge Acquisition and Applications (COGNITUM) [2016]
  • 8th annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation (ICERI) [2015]
  • IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) [2014]
  • 8th Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence (SETN) [2014]
  • 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) [2014]
  • IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) [2012]
  • International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering (CIS2E) [2008]

Society and Professional Body Memberships


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