Panagiotis Vogiatzidakis is a PhD student in the University of Aegean - Syros, studying design and evaluation methods and techniques for Mid-air gesture enabled interactive systems.  His academic interests focus on HCI,  natural user interfaces, mid-air interaction, Smart environments, HCI education and user-centered design and evaluation methods. He has also received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems and Business Studies from the University of Wales (Bangor) and a Master of Science in Internet Technology and E-commerce from the University of Greenwich (London).