Background and activities

Zacharoula Papamitsiou (female) is a senior researcher at the Department of Computer Science (IDI), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Dr. Papamitsiou holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, in adapting and personalizing learning services for supporting learners’ decision-making using Learning Analytics and an MSc degree in Information and Communication Technologies in Educations from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research interest is on user modeling, quantified-self technologies, multimodal learning, human-computer interaction, and autonomous learning. She is an experienced Research Assistant with a demonstrated history of working on complex learning aspects (e.g., autonomous decision-making, engagement) using learning analytics for the quantification of learning behaviors and the interpretation of learning behavioral patterns. She has published articles in ranked international journals including Computers in Human Behavior, British Journal of Educational Technology, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Educational Technology Research and Development, and Educational Technology and Society, as well as in international conferences such as the Learning Analytics and Knowledge, European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. She is a professional member of ACM, IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, founding member of the Trondheim-ACM-W Chapter, and has served/serves in various organization committees (e.g., associate chair, workshop chair) and program committees. Papamitsiou is also recipient of the ERCIM fellowship.