The University of Cyprus was officially founded in 1989. Its first students were admitted in September 1992 and presently have an undergraduate student population of about 7000. Postgraduate studies started in 1996. The University has 6 Faculties/Schools (Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences and Education, Economics and Management, Engineering, Letters), and the recently formed Medical School. The Department of Computer Science, belonging to the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, is one of the most active Departments of the University.The Department has 22 academic staff members, and a large number of postgraduate students and research associates. The Department is very active in the areas of information technology and communications. Its research falls under the broad areas of Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, Software Engineering, Internet and Mobile Technologies, e-Health, e-Government, e-Learning and Open and Distance Learning. The Department is highly research oriented with an overall rate of more than 100 publications per year, including a number of books.
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Evangelia Vanezi (M.Sc.) is currently a Researcher at the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Laboratory at the Computer Science department of the University of Cyprus. As a member of the laboratory she is involved in numerous EU funded projects. She holds a graduate (B.Sc.) degree in Computer Science and a post-graduate (M.Sc.) degree in Internet Computing, from the same department. She is currently pursuing a PhD degree. Her research interests and expertise include Web-based Software Engineering, User Management Systems Development, Privacy in Software Systems, Data Protection in Software Systems, Privacy verification in Software Systems, Formal Methods in Software Engineering Methodologies and Privacy by Design in Software Development. Her skills include programming in several languages, and developing of web and mobile applications.
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Christos Mettouris (Ph.D) is a graduate of the polytechnic school of Computer Engineering & Informatics Department at the University of Patras, Greece. He holds a Masters degree of the same department and a PhD degree from the University of Cyprus. He has been a member of the e-Learning sector of the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute (RACTI) in Greece. He is currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Cyprus and a member of the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Lab of the Computer Science Department. He is involved in a number of EU and local funded projects (SCIChallenge-H2020, Prosperity4All-FP7, Asterics-FP7, idSpace-FP7, CVN-AAL, B3Regions, InnoFun and more) and was also involved in the organization of a number of conferences in Cyprus (DSD-SEAA 2016, ICEIRD 2014, ICSOB 2014, BIS 2014, WiMob 2014, DeSE 2014, MEDI 2014, KICSS 2014, ICTAI 2014, EC-TEL 2013, ECSCW 2013, MobiWIS 2013, PROFES 2013, EUC 2012, CSE 2012, WISE 2012, ICSOC 2011, CIT 2011, SCALCOM 2011, ICWE 2011, PDP 2011, ECOWS 2010). His research interests include Recommender Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Model-Driven Development and Context-Aware Computing.
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Maria Anastasiou (B. Sc) is currently a post-graduate Computer Science student at the University of Cyprus. She has completed her undergraduate studies in (BSc) Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. Recently, she has started working at the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, as a Researcher and Developer at the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science. In parallel, she is studying for her Data Science Master's degree at the University of Cyprus.
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Constantinos Xenofontos (B. Sc) is currently a post-graduate Computer Science student at the University of Cyprus. He has completed his undergraduate studies in (BSc) Computer Science at Birmingham City University, UK. Recently, he has started working at the University of Cyprus, Nicosia, as a Researcher and Developer at Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Laboratory at the Department of Computer Science. In parallel, he works as a Teaching Assistant at the university. His skills consist of programming in various languages and web developing.
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Alexandros Yeratziotis (Ph.D) is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the SEIT laboratory, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus. He is also a Visiting Lecturer of Design and Multimedia at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus and of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at the Cyprus University of Technology. He is also the co-founder of a startup that offers accessible communication and educational mobile applications for users who are deaf. The topic of his previous post-doctoral research position was Usability and User Experience User Interface Design Heuristics for Deaf Users, which was funded by the National Research Foundation of South Africa (NRF). He received his doctorate from the School of Information and Communication Technology at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU), which was co-funded by the NMMU, South Africa – Finland Knowledge Partnership on ICT (SAFIPA) and the German Academic Exchange Service/Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD/NRF). He has published ten papers in the field of HCI and has served as a reviewer in well-known journals. His research interests are: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), user experience (UX), accessible computing, user-centered design and usability inspection methods.
Marios Kyprianou (B. Sc) is currently a Researcher/Software Developer at the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Laboratory at the Computer Science department of the University of Cyprus. He is a graduate of the University of Crete from the Department of Computer Science. Now he is currently studying for his master’s degree in Computer Science at the University of Cyprus and he is a teaching assistant at the University of Cyprus. His interests include programming, databases, web development and other internet technologies.
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