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MICHAEL MEIMARIS
Curriculum Vitae

FAMILY NAME: Meimaris
FIRST NAME: Michael
DATE OF BIRTH: 20 September 1949
NATIONALITY: Greek
FAMILY STATUS: Married, father of two children
 


EDUCATION:

  • 1980-1985: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Doctorat d’Etat es Sciences in Computer Data Analysis
  • 1973-1976: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Doctorat de 3eme cycle in Statistics
  • 1972-1973: Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Postgraduate Degree (DEA) in Mathematical Statistics
  • 1968-1972: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Graduate Degree in Mathematics


    LANGUAGES:
    French, English, Spanish

    Professor Michael Meimaris is the founder and director of the New Technologies Laboratory in Communication, Education and the Mass Media of the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the University of Athens. He is currently (since 2007) the Director of the University Research Institute of Applied Communication. He is a member of the International Committee and President of the National Committee of the Mobius Awards, member of the Scientific Board of the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme Nord of France, as well as of C.I.T.I. of the University of Lisbon and member of the jury of the French Laboratories of Excellence action of the French National Research Agency (ANR). He has been awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques of the French Democracy.

    His scientific interests involve the application of New Technologies in Communication, Education and the Mass Media, Graphics and Computer Animation, the New Technological Communication Environment and its design, Digital Storytelling, Intergenerational Communication and Learning, Visual Communication, Digital Game-Based Learning, Open and Distance Education, as well as the training of educators in the New Technologies field.

    Professor Michalis Meimaris participates in the Administrative Board of the Unesco Institute for Information Technologies in Education since the 1st of January 2014.