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.
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.
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.
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.