Background and activities

Michail N. Giannakos is an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). His research interests focus on the design and study of emerging technologies and pedagogies in online and hybrid education settings, and their relationship to student and instructor experiences and practices. His research interests center on making sense of users experiences and practices in order to redesign and optimize the education settings and systems. His goal is to understand why and how learners and scholars use technologies in the ways that they do. Dr. Giannakos has developed and experimented with learning environments since 2008, and since that time has single- or co-authored more than a hundred manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He has worked at several research projects funded by diverse sources like European Commission (EC), Microsoft Research, The Research Council of Norway (RCN), National Science Foundation (NSF), German agency for international academic cooperation (DAAD) and Cheng Endowment; Giannakos is also a recipient of a Marie Curie/ERCIM fellowship as well as a RCN young talented researcher grant (the Norwegian equivalent to a CAREER award)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database