Michael Kalogerakis graduated from the Department of Mathematics of the University of Crete in 1981. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees form the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Clarkson University, New York U.S.A. in 1982 and 1986 respectively. Since 1998 he is a Computer Science professor in the School of Applied Technology, TEI of Crete. Previous to that he has been a visiting professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Crete in Heraklion (1990-1993) and the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras (1986-1990). He has also been a collaborative researcher at the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (1993-1998) and at the Computer Technology Institute of Patras (1986-1990).
His current research interests include software development with emphasis in human-computer interaction, RAD multimedia engineering, serious gaming and edutaintment, and wave propagation / tomography in underwater acoustics.
He has participated in over 15 research projects, funded at International and National level including European Strategic Programmes on Research in Information Technology (SPAN, PADMAVATI, DELTA-SMILE, AGORA-Telematics) and Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development (OCTOPUS, DAMOCLES) and published numerous research papers in National and International Journal and Conferences. He also has contributed to the organization of several International Conferences and Summer Schools.
He is member of the Artificial Intelligence and System Engineering Laboratory (AISE Lab / TEI of Crete), and assistant researcher in the Division for Design and Development of Systems and Constructions in the Centre for Technological Research of Crete (CTR-Crete). He is also collaborating with the Wave Propagation group of the Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (IACM/FORTH).