Dr. Dimitrios Kouzapas is a Research Associate at the KIOS Centre of Excellence. He received the BSc degree in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus in 2008 and the MSc degree in Advance Computing from the Department of Computing, Imperial College London in 2009. He obtained his PhD from the Department of Computing, Imperial College London in 2014 under the supervision of Prof. Nobuko Yoshida.
His research interests cover a broad spectrum of areas and he has published work in the topics of models of computation, programming language semantics, personal data processing, and system design and verification. He has been awarded with the EPSRC Doctoral Prize for excellence for his PhD research.
He was employed by the research programme “VISORSURF: A Hardware Platform for Software-Driven Functional Metasurfaces” (University of Cyprus). Prior to that he has been employed by the programme “From Data Types to Session Types: A Basis for Concurrency and Distribution” (University of Glasgow). He also has experience in urban policy design using the methodology of participatory stakeholder engagement, through the Volunteering Cities ERDF funded Transfer Network (Municipality of Athienou).
His academic portfolio includes leading a research and development team (VISORSURF project), PhD student supervision, teaching in the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus (2017-2018), invited lectures, co-organisation of academic seminars, workshops and events.