Dimitris Charitos
Education
As of September 2002, Dimitris Charitos is a faculty member of the Department of Communication and Media Studies of the University of Athens. He is part of the the Sector of Culture, Environment, Communication Applications and Technology, and affiliated the New technologies Laboratory in Communication, Education and the Mass Media.
He teaches the following courses: Additionally, in the post-graduate programme of the Department of Communication and Media Studies (titled Digital Media and Interactive Environments), he teaches the following courses: He supervises 3 PhD candidates (Charalampos Rizopoulos, Daphne Dragona, Efi Giannaki) and is a member of the advisory committee of 5 PhD candidates (Anthony Psaltis, Maria Saridaki, Veroniki Korakidou, Dimitris Koutsompolis, Nektaria Kakani). He was also a member of the advisory committee of Dr. Iro Laskari. Additionally, he supervises several Masters dissertations as a part of his involvement in the postgraduate courses offered by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies.

Since September 2007 he teaches the module titled Music and New Media for the postgraduate course titled "Musical Culture and Communication", run jointly by the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies and the Faculty of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.


Educational activities in other departments / institutions

As an educational advisor, he was involved in coordination and teaching of the 1-year module series titled Art and Communication in Graphic Arts, which is part of the Masters course titled “Graphic Design and Multimedia” (run by the the Hellenic Open University).

He has been a member of the advisory committee of two PhD candidates in other Universities, namely Ê. Koski (“Augmenting Theatre: Engaging with the content of performances and installations on intermedial stages”, University of Lapland, Finland) and M. Stamenic (“Digital Fabrications in Architecture”, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture).

1999 - 2004, Department of Informatics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens: collaboration in teaching the subject of virtual reality in the context of a module titled Hypermedia technologies in the postgraduate course of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has also co-supervised a series of postgraduate dissertations on the subject of virtual reality.

1999 – 2002, Department of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens: teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the following subjects: design of spatial representations by making use of new media, virtual environments, architectural visualisation and animation, video montage, 3D modelling. He has also co-supervised a series of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations on computer aided architectural design, visual communication, video, psychology of perception, virtual reality, hybrid environments, cyberspace.

1994 - 1997, Department of Architecture and Building Science of the University of Strathclyde, UK: teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the following subjects: 2D design and 3D modelling software, design and development of architectural visualisation and animation, virtual environment design. He has also supervised a series of postgraduate dissertations on these subjects.
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