Christos A. Fidas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies, University of Patras. He received a PhD from the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, University of Patras, Greece. His research interests are related to information systems and culture, human-computer interaction and usable security.
Understanding users and applying User-Centred Design (UCD) methodologies is the main focus of his research and teaching activities. In this context, he is investigating the influence of human cognitive aspects in cultural heritage informatics and usable & secure information systems aiming to drive the design and development of bootstrapped solutions to the unique information processing characteristics of the end-users.
He has been actively engaged in numerous EU research and industrial projects in relation to various IT application domains. He has registered one patent "Methods and tools to support and monitor in real time visitors of the World Wide Web", (N. Patent No. 1004805.OVI, INT. CL G06F 17/60, g06f 15/163). He speaks fluently German, English and Greek.
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I have worked as a project manager, user experience expert and information systems architect in numerous EU-funded, National and industrial research projects like:
Assistant Professor (2016-), Tenure-track Lecturer (2013-2016) at the Department of Cultural Heritage and New Technologies, University of Patras