Irene Mavrommati is an Assistant Professor at the Hellenic Open University, School of Applied Arts. She cooperates with Research Academic Computer Technology Institute as an interaction design researcher and research project coordinator. She has previously been with Philips Design, the Netherlands, (1995-2000).
She has extensive experience in design and research, focusing in AmI systems’ interaction, has led several EU FET research projects, and was member of the Disappearing Computer steering group. She holds a PhD in Interaction Design in Ubiquitous Computing Environments, (Dept. of Products and Systems Design Engineering, University of the Aegean), an MA (RCA) in Interactive Multimedia, and MA and BA in Graphic Design. She participates in art exhibitions with interactive installations, as well as technology exhibitions with research demo prototypes; she has authored several book chapters and research articles, with a focus in interaction within Ubicomp environments.