Karapanos, Evangelos
Καραπάνος, Ευάγγελος
Evangelos Karapanos is an Assistant Professor in Social Computing at the Cyprus University of Technology. Dr. Karapanos holds a PhD (cum laude) in Human-Computer Interaction from Eindhoven University of Technology, a Masters in Human-Computer Interaction from University College London, and a bachelors in Physics with a specialization in microelectronics from the University of Patras. His research focuses on the design and evaluation of pervasive computing systems with a focus on the experiential and social consequences of their adoption, more recently, with a particular interest in persuasive technologies: ones that aim at changing people’s attitudes and behaviors. His work is regularly published at premier venues in Human-Computer Interaction and has received a number of awards, including an honorable mention for best paper at Ubicomp 2015, and the cum laude distinction for his PhD thesis (given to 5% of PhD theses annually at the Eindhoven University of Technology). He has acted as Principal Investigator (PI) in a number of projects that focused on the design and evaluation of persuasive technologies in health and sustainability, as well as the development of new methods for the design and evaluation of interactive technologies. Prior to joining the Cyprus University of Technology, he was an Assistant Professor at the University of Madeira and Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, a postdoctoral researcher at Eindhoven University of Technology, and a visiting researcher at Philips Research and the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.