Katerina El Raheb is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Performing and Digital Arts at the Fine Arts School - University of Peloponnese in Greece in “Computing Applications in Performing Arts”. She has collaborated as a Human Computer Interaction researcher with the MADgIK lab at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and Athena Research and Innovation Center since 2009. She works in projects that design and develop technologies for Cultural Heritage, artistic creation, and education with focus on the human-centric approach and methodologies that consider the embodied, moving, expressive, social multifaceted human needs. As a researcher and project manager she worked in several EU funded projects related to design and development of digital applications to culture such as BRIDGES, Aria, Transition to 8, DERC, WhoLoDancE, eCultValue, DL.org, e.nventory and published a number of articles and has been a reviewer in international journals and conferences and is member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and special interest groups such as SIGCHI, ACM-W, Greek SIGCHI. She holds a PhD from the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (NKUA) on “Conceptual and Experiential Dance Languages: Representation and Interaction”, and an MSc. in Advanced Information Systems, from the same department. She completed her BSc. in Chemical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. She has a professional diploma from Niki Kontaxaki dance school, and has collaborated as a dance artist with different companies such as Kinitiras Studio - Κινητήρας, and Onassis Center. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt.
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