Vitae/Yiannis Laouris/Collaborators

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Collaborative research and visiting scientists

Department of Neurophysiology, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany

Doctoral Students

Serving as mentor for doctoral students of Prof. Uwe Windhorst.

Name Status during training Period
Uli Kuipers Dipl. Biol. in PhD program 1986-1988
Theodoros Kokkoroyiannis Dipl. Biol. in PhD program 1986-1988

University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Undergraduate and Masters Students; Across campus

The following Undergraduate and Masters students collaborated for the development of Hypercard-based courses in neuroscience, which were eventually honored with the Provost's Teaching Award and the Medical Innovation Award.


Name Status during training Period
Elisa M. Chernov Undergraduate at Systems and Industrial Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1991
Beili Wing Undergraduate at Computer Science, Research Assistant 1990
Nicos Stylianou M.S. Electrical Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1992
Xenon Xenophontos M.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1992
Amit Vyas M.S. MIS Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1991

Doctoral Students; Department of Neurophysiology

Serving as mentor for doctoral students of Prof. Douglas G. Stuart.

Name Status during training Period
John M. Spielmann B.S., M.S.; PhD student in Neuroscience 1986-1990
Leslie Bevan B.A., M.S.; PhD student in Neuroscience 1986-1990
Katalin M. Gothard M.D.; PhD student in neuroscience 1990-1991

Postdoctoral Fellows; Department of Neurophysiology

Collaborative experimental work with post-doctoral students in the context of the Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group.


Name Status during collaboration Period
Grant A. Robinson Ph.D., Post-doc, Research Associate in Physiology/School of Medicine 1986-1989
Michael A. Nordstrom DDS, Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1989-1992
Robert J. Callister Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1990-1992
Jane Garland Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1990-1991

Visiting Scholars; Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group

Collaborative experimental work with international visiting scientists in the context of the Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group.

Name Status during collaboration Period
Nicolina I. Radicheva M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biophysics
Visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989
Lubomir V. Gerilovsky M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiology,
visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989
Konstantin G. Kostov Research Associate, visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989

Higher Technological Institute, Cyprus, 1991-1994

Mentoring students while teaching a number of classes at the Higher Technological Institute.

  • Supervisor for approximately 20 HTI students
  • More than 30 worked at the CNTI between 1991-1994.

Philips College, Cyprus, 1992-1994

Mentoring and supervising students while teaching at Philips College.


Supervising theses of three BS in Psychology students

Name Status during training Period
Demetra Kalopedi Psychology Student working on her Thesis 1993
Costas Constanti Psychology Student working on his Thesis 1993
Christiane El-Haddad Psychology Student working on her Thesis 1993

CYBER School of Instructors

Full-time CYBER KIDS Instructors, Cyprus, 1992-2001

Part-time Instructors

Full-time Senior Scientists

Name Status during collaboration Period
Harry Anastasiou Head of Cyberkids Curriculum Development Unit 1006-2001
Philip Snyder Professor of Conflict Resolution 9/1998-9/1999

Bicommunal Peace Movement, Cyprus, 1994-present

Collaborations with a number of international scholars the context of activities related to the Bicommunal Peace Movement.

Visiting Scholars

Name Status during training Period
Benjamin Broome Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1994-96
Philip Snyder Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1996-98
John Ungerleider Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1997-98
Gary Gumpert Professor of Communication
Visiting periodically to collaborate in technology related issues
1997- present
Suzan Drucker Professor of Communication
Visiting periodically to collaborate in technology related issues
1997- present

Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Cyprus, Years:1991-2001

Full-time Research Associates

Name Status during training Period
George Vakanas Research Associate, Depts. of Neural Control, CNTI 1991-1995
Stelios Stylianou Research Associate, Depts. of Neural Control, CNTI 9/1992-7/1994
Jack Kyriakou Research Assistant, Dept. of Neural Control 9/1992-3/1993
Irina Nicolaou Research Assistant, Dept. Dept. of Neural Control 10/1992-4/1993
Yiannos Constantinou Programmer for MAPS and Technician 1998-2001

Undergraduate Students

8 HTI- and 3 Philips College students completed their practical training with me at the Institute. 1991-94

Masters students working on their theses

Name Status during training Period
Eleni Vakanas Masters Student, CYBER Kids R&D Unit 1993-94
Christiane El-Haddad Research Associate, Special Education Unit 1993-1997

Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Cyprus, Years: 2001-present

Full-time Associates funded through EU or international grants

Name Status during training Period
George Tziapouras MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Technology for Peace 3/2001-7/2004
Nikoletta Koutsakou MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Youth Promoting Peace 2001-2002
Xenia Constantinou MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Youth Promoting Peace 9/2002-3/2005
Natasa Xenophontos MS in International Studies, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 9/2002-12/02
Synthia Pavlou BS in Journalism, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 2/2003- 9/2003
Elia Petridou BS in Economics, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 11/2003-12/2004
Elia Petridou MS in International Studies, Coordinator of EU Citizenship project 9/2005-8/2008
Kerstin Wittig MA in Political Science 10/2005-present
Tonia Loizidou MS in Cognitive Psychology 5/2006-2/2008
Vipar Uthenpong MS in Computer science 5/2006-8/2007
Christos Xenophontos MA in European Studies 5/2006-10/2006
Reinhard Eckert Coordinator of Everybody's Song 5/2006-5/2008
Tatjana Taraszow MS Psychology 9/2006-present
Nikolas Kasparis MS Artificial Intelligence 10/2007-9/2008
Elena Aristodemou MA Psychological Research Methods 2/2008-present
Georgina Siitta Achilleos BS Psychology 2/2008-4/2012

Visiting Senior Scientists

Name Status during training Period
Peter Gerjets Assistant Professor of Psychology, Germany 1 week in 1992 &1993
Peter Schwartze Professor of Physiology Germany Short visits in 1993 & 2000
Douglas G. Stuart Professor of Physiology, USA Short visits in 1994 & 1995
Rasim Arikan PhD Candidate of Physiology, Turkey 1 month in 1993

Future Worlds Center

Interns visiting from Portland State University

Name Status during training Period
Isaac Kastellano Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Second Summer Semester, 2003
Alexander Kuhnd Doctoral student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Fall Semester, 2003
Robin Porter Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Two weeks; Summer Semester 2005
Larry Fergeson Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Summer/Fall Semester 2005
Jenine Alexander Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Jan-Jul 2006
Brooke Galloway Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Sep 2008-present
Mary Olin Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Oct 2006 – Nov. 2006.
Matthew Pfeiffer Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Demetris Desylas Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Adira Zwelling Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Sep 2010-May 2011
Elicia Reed Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Randolph Dilday Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Vasiliki Katrivanou Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Rachel Joy Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Randolph Dilday Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program

Short term research fellowships and international interns

Name Status during training Period
Björn Rohde-Liebenau Masters Student from Germany visiting Technology for Peace Spring Semester 2003
Christina Simokat Masters Student, USA Fall Semester, 2003
Demetris Desylas Masters Student Spring Semester 2004
Vasiliki Katrivanou Masters Student Spring Semester 2004
Melaina Spitzer BSc Student, USA Summer Semester 2004
Astrid Blümlein Masters Student, Greece Spring & Summer Semester 2005
Eleni Messiou Masters Student, Cyprus Oct 2008-Dec 2008
Christina Montanios Masters, Cyprus Oct 2008--Dec 2008
Pelin Aksoy Masters Student, from Turkey Spring Semester 2005
Lucia Fetzer Masters Student from University of Hannover, Germany Sep 2008-present