Dr Stavros Didakis
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Dr Stavros Didakis

Associate Professor in Digital Media Design

School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Associate Professor in Interactive Art & Computational Media

Programme Leader in:

·     BA/BSc Digital Media Design

·     BA/BSc Internet Design

·     BA Game Arts & Design

 

PhD Supervisor in:

·     CODEX

Qualifications

PhD Media Art & Technology, University of Plymouth (Plymouth, UK)

MA Interface Cultures, Kunst Universitat (Linz, Austria)
MA Sonic Arts, Queen's University (Belfast, UK)
BSc Music Technology and Audio Systems, London Metropolitan University (London, UK)
HND Media & Audio (Athens, Greece)

Teaching interests

Computational Media
Disruptive Design Strategies
Creative Coding & Generative Art
Data-Driven Design
Programming Audiovisual Experiences (WebGL, WebAudio, WebVR)
Future Web (Internet of Things, Everyware, Ubiquitous Computing)
Interactive Art & Design (Interactive Installaitons, Exhibition & Curation)
Human-Computer Interaction
Machine Learning for Artistic Practice
Interactive Architecture & Responsive Environments

Research interests

Stavros Didakis is an international artist, researcher, and academic, creating interactions, systems and installations, challenging preconceptions and speculations on possible technological futures with practices that merge the disciplines of computational media, Internet of Things, interface design, as well as sonic, visual, and interactive art. His current research focuses on the development on architectural augmentations and inhabitant personalization, exploring sensorial interfaces and technological frameworks as extensions of human environments. At present Stavros is an Associate Professor (programme leader in BA/BSc Digital Art and Technology, BA/BSc Internet Design, BA Game Arts and Design) in Plymouth University (UK). Stavros has won grants and awards in creative technologies, he has exhibited his interactive works in international exhibitions and biennale, and he has also made numerous publications in conferences, journals, and books.