Dimosthenis Kontogiorgos is a Computer Scientist working as a PostDoctoral Researcher in Human-Computer Interaction at the Science of Intelligence Centre and Verena Hafner’s group at Humboldt University of Berlin. He received his PhD in Computer Science from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, supervised by Joakim Gustafson and Gabriel Skantze. During his PhD, he visited Eric Horvitz’s group at Microsoft Research in Seattle mentored by Dan Bohus and Sean Andrist, Mohammad Soleymani‘s group at the Institute for Creative Technologies (University of Southern California) in Los Angeles, and David Schlangen’s group at the University of Potsdam in Berlin where he also held a PostDoctoral position after his PhD. At SCIoI he works at the integration of social intelligence projects. He is interested in how conversational agents’ and social robots’ embodiment and non-verbal behaviours affect the process of establishing, maintaining and repairing common ground. His research has been published in HCI venues, such as HRI, CHI, and ICMI, in addition to psychology and computer science journals.
At SCIoI, Dimosthenis is part of the Project Integration B2.