European- and National-funded Projects

I have worked as a principal investigator, project and technical manager, and research scientist in numerous EU-funded, National and industrial research projects.

TRUSTID: Intelligent and Continuous Online Student Identity Management for Improving Security and Trust in European Higher Education Institutions (2021-2023)
  • Description: TRUSTID aims to build and evaluate an intelligent and continuous online student identity management platform for improving security and trust in European Higher Education Institutions.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (Erasmus+ 2020) - €291,310
  • Call: Strategic Partnerships in Response to the COVID-19 Situation: Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness in the field of Higher Education (KA226)
  • Responsibilities: Principal Investigator of Cognitive UX GmbH

Serums (826278): Securing Medical Data in Smart Patient-Centric Healthcare Systems (2019-2022) - https://www.serums-h2020.org/
  • Description: Serums aims to build a personalized patient-centric healthcare system, enhancing the personal care of patients, and maximizing the quality of treatment they can receive, while ensuring trust in the security and privacy of their medical data.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (Horizon 2020) - €4,570,000
  • Responsibilities: Research Coordinator of UCY’s team and Work Package Leader (WP5 – Authentication and Trust).

SUCCESS (AAL-2016-089) (2016-2019) - http://success.cs.ucy.ac.cy
  • Description: SUCCESS aims to build an innovative mobile training application to support and accompany formal and informal caregivers to appropriately and effectively interact with people with dementia.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (AAL)
  • Responsibilities: End-user recruitment. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

GrowMeUp (H2020-PHC-2014) (2015-2018) - http://growmeup.deec.uc.pt
  • Description: GrowMeUp aims to build an affordable service robotic system that supports older adults during their daily life at home in staying active, independent and socially involved.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (Horizon 2020)
  • Responsibilities: Worked on the design and development of the core database system and Web services for accessing the data of the system. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

CogniWin (AAL-2013-6-114): Cognitive Support for Older Adults at Work (2014-2016) - http://www.cogniwin.eu
  • Description: CogniWin is an innovative system supporting and motivating older adults that work on computerized activities to remain active and productive by providing personalized learning assistance and well-being guidance.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (AAL)
  • Responsibilities: Contributed to the proposal writing, responsible for the development of an intelligent user modelling component for identifying users’ task completion difficulty, frustration and stress by leveraging on physiological sensors that are embedded in an in-house developed computer mouse. Planning and conducting usability studies. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

Miraculous (FP7-ICT-2013-10): Miraculous-Life for Elderly Independent Living (2013-2016) - http://miraculous-life.eu
  • Description: Miraculous-Life aims to build a virtual support partner that, by analogy to a real human partner, considers emotional understanding and responding to attend to the needs of older adults during their normal daily life activities.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (FP7)
  • Responsibilities: Worked on user requirements’ elicitation and specification of the system’s components and services. Design and development of the system’s knowledge base. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

PersonaWeb (ΤΠΕ/ΠΛΗΡΟ/0311(ΒΙΕ)/10): Personalizing Generic Web Environments (2012-2015) - http://personaweb.cs.ucy.ac.cy
  • Description: PersonaWeb aims to build and evaluate an adaptive interactive system for the dynamic adaptation and personalization of generic Web content based on human factors.
  • Funding Agency: Research Promotion Foundation Cyprus
  • Responsibilities: Lead of the proposal, Scientist-in-Charge and Lead of Information System Architecture Design, Implementation and Evaluation. Supervised the activities of the research team (user researchers, designers, developers), planned and conducted user studies. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

SocialRobot (FP7-PEOPLE-2011-IAPP-285870): Social Robot to Support Elderly at Home (2011-2015) - http://mrl.isr.uc.pt/projects/socialrobot
  • Description: An elderly care mobile robot platform that supports and stimulates people with light physical and/or cognitive disabilities by integrating state-of-the-art, standardized and interoperable robotic technologies and ICT-based care and wellness services.
  • Funding Agency: European Commission (Marie Curie, FP7)
  • Responsibilities: Worked on the user requirements’ elicitation and specification of personalized services for elderly individuals. Design and development of a relational database and Web services. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

The Smartag Framework for Adapting eCommerce Environments (2010-2012) - http://smartag.cs.ucy.ac.cy
  • Description: Smartag aims to build and evaluate an intelligent and adaptive E-Commerce system for seamlessly adapting E-Commerce activities to human cognitive styles.
  • Funding Agency: UCY Internal Funded Research Projects
  • Responsibilities: Lead of the proposal. Lead of system design, implementation and evaluation. Planned and conducted user studies. Preparation of deliverables and technical reports.

Last Update: 24 March 2021