Dimitris Charitos is an associate professor at the Faculty of Communication and Media Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since 2002, he has been teaching "Human-Computer Communication", "Art and Technology", and "Visual Communication - Visual Design", at an undergraduate level as well as "Design of Digitally Mediated Environments", "Interactive Design", and "Music and New Media" at a postgraduate level. He has also taught at an undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1994: in Scotland (University of Strathclyde) and Greece (Department of Informatics, University of Athens and School of Architecture, NTUA).



He has studied Architectural Design (NTUA, 1990), Computer Aided Design (Strathclyde Uni, 1993) and has a PhD on Interactive Design and Virtual Environment Design (Strathclyde Uni, 1998). Since 1996, he has authored or co-authored more than 90 publications in books, journals or conference proceedings. As a researcher or coordinator, he has participated in more than 15 research projects (funded by Greek or European programs) on the subjects of virtual reality, interactive design, locative media, mediated/hybrid cities and digital art.



As a new media artist, he has produced electronic music (1983-1993), audiovisual and interactive installations and virtual environments (1997- today). He has participated in 15 exhibitions in Greece, UK, Canada and Cyprus.