Nikolas Vidakis


: 6 oct. 2020


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SHORT CV: VIDAKIS NIKOLAS

DOB 17/08/1968, e-mail: , Phone: +30 2810-379892

Current Position: Associate Professor at the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU), School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, Crete, Box: 71500,

Profile Summary

Nikolas Vidakis was born in Heraklion, Crete, Greece. He received a BSc(Hons) in Computing in Business from the University of Northumbria at Newcastle in 1993. Dr Vidakis obtained his degree from the Technical University of Vienna in 1997. In the past, he has worked for the Technical University of Vienna (Austria), Minoan Lines (Greece) and the Technological Education Institution of Crete (Greece). During his work at Minoan Lines and the Technological Education Institution of Crete he has been involved in a few Research and Technological Development projects, funded by national and European organizations. From 2005 to 2012 Dr. Vidakis worked as a Lecturer at the Department of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Applied Technologies at the Technological Education Institution of Crete, from 2012 to 2016 work as Assistant Professor and from 2017 until May 2019 as an Associate Professor at the same department. Since May 2019 he serves as an Associate Professor at the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU), School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering. Between 2006-2016 was a member of the research laboratory iSTLab. In 2011 he has founded the Natural Interaction Research Team (NIRTeam). At 2016 NIRTeam matured to the Natural Interactive Learning Games and Environments (NILE-lab) He has published papers in refereed scientific journals and conferences. His current research interests are in the areas of HCI, , Serious Games & applications, Multimodal Sensing and Natural User Interfaces, Games-based learning, Educational Virtual environments / ecosystems. More information about publication, research interests, as well as a full CV can be found at the following address ( ).

Professional Appointments

05-2019-now

Associate Professor at the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU), School of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering

 

 

01-2017-05/2019

Associate Professor at School of Applied Technology, Department of Informatics Engineering, Software Engineering Section,  Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI-C)

12-2012-12/2017

Assistant Professor at School of Applied Technology, Department of Informatics Engineering, Software Engineering Section,  Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI-C)

10-2005 to 12-2012

Lecturer at School of Applied Technology, Department of Applied Informatics and Multimedia, Software Engineering Section,  Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI-C)

02-1999 to 10-2005

Member of the IT department of MINOAN LINES

10-1998 to 01-1999

Member of the HCI research team, Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH), Science and Technology Park of Crete,

Box 1385, GR-71110, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

03-1997 to -10-1998

Serving at the Greek Army

07-1993 to 01-1997

at the Technical University of Vienna with subject:

Supporting Task-Based and User-Oriented Design and Implementation for Interactive Systems

07-1995 to 06-1996

Member of the CD-Labor research team: Analysis and programming of a Class Library for Scheduling Systems for use at a metal factory in Austria.

10-1994 to 05-1995

Research Assistant at the Technical University of Vienna:

  • Lecturing the subject Human Computer Interaction
  • Supervising undergraduate and Master degree students.

09-1991 to 07-1992

Programmer/Analyst (Industrial Placement), Instituto Technologico de Aragon Zaragoza-Spain:

  • Programming using the language C an Interface for a Remote Control Question-Answer System
  • Programming of the Industrial robot PUMA 560.

Major Research Interests

  • Games-based learning
  • Inclusive design
  • Serious Games,
  • Multimodal Sensing and Natural User Interfaces
  • Educational Virtual environments / ecosystems
  • Assistive technologies

Mots clés et domaine d'activité:

 Agenda numérique pour l'Europe
 E-health
 IT
 Applications informatiques
 Technologie mobile
 Éducation et formation
 Apprentissage des adultes
 Enseignement supérieur
 Erasmus+
 IT pour le patrimoine

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