Personal information

  • Name and Family name: Stavros K. Filippidis
  • Year of birth: 1975
  • Marital status: Married, father of two children
  • Military obligations: Achieved (1/1997 – 7/1998)

Academic education

  • 2008: Ph.D. from the department of Informatics, School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Research area: New Educational Technologies. Ph.D. thesis title: Internet Based Education using Adaptive Hypermedia Systems. Grade: Excellent. Supervisor: professor I. A. Tsoukalas.
  • 2002: 2-year multi-departmental M.Sc. in Medical Informatics, departments of Medicine, Informatics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Grade: Excellent. Diploma thesis: Detecting non-stationarity in biomedical signals. Supervisor: lecturer L. Hadjileontiadis, department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).
  • 2000: 4-year B.Sc. from the department of Informatics, School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Grade: Very Good. Specialization of studies: Digital Media. Diploma thesis: Digital image watermarking using fractals and chaotic techniques, supervisor: professor I. Pitas.
  • 1996: 4-year B.Sc. from the department of Mathematics, School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Grade: Very Good. Specialization of studies: Applied Mathematics.

Languages

  • English: Certificate of Proficiency in English, University of Cambridge.
  • Greek: native speaker.

Professional and educational experience

  • 9/2001 – now: High school Teacher of Informatics and Mathematics with technical and general high schools at Katerini (Greece). Courses taught include: Development of Applications in Computer Programming Environments, Design and Implementation of Applications, Multimedia Applications, Basic Internet Services, Telecommunication Technology, Office Automation, Computers’ Applications.
  • 3/2010 – 8/2010: Visiting Lecturer with the department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), teaching Human Computer Interaction (spring semester, academic year 2009-2010).
  • 2/2009 – 8/2009: Visiting Lecturer with the department of Philosophy and Pedagogy, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), teaching Informatics (spring semester, academic year 2008-2009).
  • 3/2005 – 8/2009: Instructor with the department of Logistics at Katerini’s branch of the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (Greece), teaching courses in the area of a) Information Technology’s Applications for Logistics, b) Didactics.
  • 11/2003 – 7/2008: Instructor with the department of Informatics of the School of Technological Applications of the Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki (Greece), teaching theory (academic year 2003 – 2004) and lab (academic years 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2006-2007 and 2007-2008) of the course “Digital Signal and Image Processing” of the 7th semester of studies.
  • 10/1998 – 6/2005: Teacher/Instructor of Informatics with several public and private institutes of professional training.
  • 1/1999 – 06/2000: Instructor and Tutor of Informatics with Mediterranean – ECS in courses for Higher National Diploma in Computing – Business Information Technology, teaching: Computer Platforms, Systems Analysis, Management Science, and in courses for Higher National Diploma in Information Technology, teaching: Programming Methods I & II, Systems Analysis, Operating Systems, Computer Architecture.
  • 1/1997 – 7/1998: Military Service in telecommunications’ branch of the Greek army.

Scientific and research activity

  • Member of the scientific commitee of the 2nd Pan-Hellenic Conference on Free and Open Source Software in Education (2015).
  • Member of the review committee of the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Pan-Hellenic Conference of Teachers of Informatics, Greece (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).
  • Member of the organizing committee of the 2nd Pan-Hellenic Conference “Informatics and Education”, organized by the high school informatics-teachers’ union of Thessaloniki, Greece (2004).
  • Publications at refereed international journals, book chapters and conferences..
  • “Internet Based Education using Adaptive Hypermedia Systems”, Ph.D. thesis, department of Informatics, 2008. Supervisor: professor I.A. Tsoukalas.
  • “Detecting non-stationarity in biomedical signals”, diploma thesis, M.Sc. in Medical Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2002. Supervisor: lecturer L. Hadjileontiadis, department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Polytechnic School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • “Digital image watermarking using fractals and chaotic techniques”, diploma thesis, department of Informatics, School of Sciences, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2000. Supervisor: professor I. Pitas.