Research & InterestMy research interests are haptics and virtual reality and their applications in inducing presence.
Multimodal Immersion into Interactive Virtual Environments. Enable people to freely act and interact in highly realistic vitual environments with their eyes, ears and hands.
Being in Augmented Multi-Modal naturally-Networked Gatherings. Produce a new kind of virtual transportation, where the person can be physically embodied interacting with life-sized people who may be thousands of kilometres away.
Elias Giannopoulos received a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering in 2002 from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland and an MSc in BioEngineering in 2004 from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
After completing his studies, he went on to work as an engineer in Soukos Robots S.A., a robotic systems manufacturer in Larissa, Greece and then to Theon Sensors S.A., a company specializing in the design and manufacture of electro-optical systems.