Partners CTI Members

Stavroula Sokoli, PhD

Is a researcher on Audiovisual Translation and Language Learning with more than 20 publications on the subject. She has initiated and coordinated the EU-funded projects (2006-2008) and (2011-2014) and collaborates with the Academic and Research Excellence Initiative in Greece at Computer Technology Institute & Press "Diophantus".

Stavroula teaches Spanish at the Hellenic Open University and gives subtitling courses at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

She also works as a freelance subtitler and conference interpreter.

Vasilis Delis, PhD

Received his Diploma in Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, 1993, an M.Sc. in Geographic Information Systems (with distinction) from the University of Edinburgh, 1995, and a PhD in the area of Geographic Information Handling from the University of Patras, 1999.

His research lies in the areas of data/spatiotemporal data management, ICT in education & e-learning, published in acclaimed journals and conferences. He has taught database and software engineering courses at the University of Patras and the Hellenic Open University.

He is the Deputy Director of the Educational Technology Sector at the Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, GR, conducting applied research under national and EU funding.

Ioanna Kanellopoulou, MEng

Is a computer engineer with a specialization in Education. She designs educational software, specializes in creating lesson plans and is interested in implementing new technologies in education. Her Msc is in “Technologies of Informatics and Communications in Education” and she has a MEng from the Polytechnical School of University of Patras “Computer Engineering and Informatics Department”.

She did an internship in Paris for 3 months in "Laboratoire Education et Apprentissages" at the university Paris Descartes and now she works at the Computer Technology Institute in Patras

Panayiotis Payiatis, MA

Is a multimedia/interface designer and digital artist. He designs interfaces and UX for digital media and the internet, digital video and photography. He is with CTI, Patras, since 2012, with roles as interface designer/UX expert in EU research projects and Greek Minister of Education projects.

He has cooperated with DB Databank, Athens, from 2007 to 2010, as an interface/interaction designer. He has an MA in Digital Arts (2012), at the Athens School of Fine Arts, a BEng in Products and Systems Design Engineering from University of the Aegean (2007), and is currently pursuing a second MPhil at the department of Philosophy, University of Patras.

Maria Fountana, MA

Born 1977, has a background in educational studies and ICT, BA in Philosophy, Education and Psychology, University of Athens, Greece (1999), Ma in ICT, University of London, U.K. (2001). Her research interests concern innovation in education related to mobile learning, serious games design and developing methodologies for designing, implementing and supporting adult communities.

She has been involved in several National and European projects as a member of the research group of the Educational Technology Lab, University of Athens, since October 2001 and as a member of the CTI / Educational Technology Sector since October 2003, undertaking research, coordination, and implementation tasks.

Maria Kalantzi, M.Eng., M.Sc.

Has a Diploma from the Polytechnical School of University of Patras “Computer Engineering and Informatics Department” and a M.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering. She is a junior research associate of the Internet Technologies Laboratory of Computer Engineering and Informatics Department.

Her research interests include Recommender Systems, Big Data Mining and Machine Learning. Her first research findings have been published in the "Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics" international conference.

Furthermore, since 2012 she has been working at Computer Technology Institute & Press "Diophantus" as a Software Engineer and also as a freelance Web Developer for a number of greek advertising agencies since 2010.