George Karafotias has graduated from the Electrical and Computer Engineering School of the National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.) with major in Computer Science. Moreover, he holds a postgraduate degree in “Marine Technology and Science” from the School of Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering (N.T.U.A.).He has worked, in Greece, in the public sector as an Electrical Engineer and Head of IT department. In the private sector, as a Software Engineer and 3D applications Programmer.
Abroad, he has worked in Abu Dhabi as a Researcher in a multimedia lab of an American university and in Finland as a Developer of Virtual Reality applications in a company.
Currently, he is employed as a Research Associate in the Integrated Systems Laboratory of the National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos”.
His main research interests are: Virtual Reality and Educational/Serious Games.