People of FORTH

stephanidis

Constantine Stephanidis, Faculty at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Crete, is the Director of the Institute of Computer Science of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (ICS-FORTH), Founder and Head of its Human – Computer Interaction (HCI) Laboratory, and Founder and Head of its Ambient Intelligence (AmI) Programme.

Contact: cs-at-ics.forth.gr


antona

Margherita Antona is Principal Researcher at ICS-FORTH. She is member of the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory of ICS-FORTH, Coordinator of the Centre for Universal Access & Assistive Technologies ,and Coordinator of the AmI Classroom activity of the ICS-FORTH AmI Programme. Her research interests include adaptive and intelligent interfaces, computer-supported user interface design, design for all and assistive technologies, eLearning and Ambient Intelligence.

Contact: antona-at-ics.forth.gr


partarakis

Nikolaos Partarakis is a Research Associate at ICS-FORTH. He received a Diploma in Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Information Systems and a Ph.D. in Ambient Intelligence technologies in 2004, 2006 and 2013 respectively, from the University of Crete, Greece. He is member of the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory of ICS-FORTH since 2003, leading the Accessible Web development group, and is actively engaged in the Ambient Intelligence Programme of ICS-FORTH.

Contact: partarak-at-ics.forth.gr


Iosif

Iosif Klironomos is a technical scientist at ICS-FORTH. He received a BA in Sociology from the University of Reading, UK, an M.Sc. in Information Systems Development and an M.Sc. in Media and Communications from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. A member of the Human Computer Interaction Laboratory and the Centre for Universal Access and Assistive Technologies of FORTH-ICS since 2003, he has participated in a number of European and national R&D projects, and was the EDeAN Secretariat manager for 2005. His main activities include the preparation and development of national and EC-funded projects, User requirements analysis with a focus on users with disabilities and other sensitive population groups including children and the elderly, and Systems analysis & Design. He is currently a member of the editorial board of the International Scientific Journal Universal Access in the Information Society (UAIS) published by Springer.

Contact: iosif-at-ics.forth.gr