Dimitris Charitos

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  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, New Technologies Laboratory and Department of Communication and Media Studies, Faculty of Communication and Media Studies

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  • ISEA2015

    Dimitris Charitos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, where he teaches human-machine communication, interactive design, digital art and visual communication. He studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens, and C.A.A.D. in the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK). He holds a PhD in interactive and virtual environments design. His artistic practice includes electronic music, audiovisual and interactive installations and virtual environments. He has participated in exhibitions in Greece, the UK and Cyprus. As a researcher or coordinator, he has participated in research projects (funded by Greek and European programs) on the subjects of virtual reality, locative media, digital art and multimedia.


    Dimitris Charitos is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.  He has studied architectural design (National Technical University of Athens, 1990), computer aided design (University of Strathclyde, 1993) and was awarded a PhD on interactive design and virtual environments (University of Strathclyde, 1998). He has taught at an undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1994 in Scotland and Greece in 4 different Departments (Information Technology, Architecture, Communication and Media Studies). He has coordinated or worked as a researcher in more than 12 research projects funded by Greek or European funding bodies since 1994 on areas such as: interactive design, virtual environment design, locative media, interactive art, environmental behaviour. He was awarded the Human Capital and Mobility (1994-1996) and the Marie Curie (1997-1998) fellowships. He has authored or co-authored more than 70 publications in books, journals or conference proceedings. His artistic work involves electronic music, audiovisual, interactive, site-specific installations and virtual environments.



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