A highly experienced and devoted Professor who has made a significant contribution to many educational institutions throughout Europe. Professor Psycharis has published many papers in prestigious journals and has established various European-wide improved academic practices for Undergraduates, Postgraduates, and Fellow Professors alike. He was also the Coordinator, representing the Greek Government – for the European Network of Teacher Education Policies (ENTEP), and for two years President of the Network and Evaluator for European Commission. He also served as a Rector –and Chancellor of HE Institute- ASPETE. Currently he is Full Professor at the Higher Education Institute –School of Pedagogical and Technological Education –ASPETE- in the cognitive area «Education Applications of Computational Sciences”.
Studies: Bsc in Physics(National University of Athens) , PhD in Computational Physics(Glasgow University, UK) and Msc in Information Technology(National University of Athens). Lord Kelvin award for PhD students,1987, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom.He has published more than 120 papers in peer reviewed journals and international conferences. From 2015-2018 he was Scientific director of the Msc program “STEM in Education” a validated Msc program at ASPETE. Director of the research lab, “Educational Applications of Computational Sciences and Educational Technology Laboratory” He is President of the Hellenic Education Society of STEM, (Ε3 STEM)-www.e3stem.edu.gr and co-editor of the Hellenic Journal of STEM Education http://www.hellenicstem.com/index.php/journal
His research interests include STEAM applications in Education, STEAM and Inclusive Education, Use of computing in Education. Professor Psycharis has been involved in many European and National projects for STEM and ICT in Education. For a full CV you can visit http://education.aspete.gr/index.php/en/personnel/acc/research-commitee/206-psycharis-sarantos.html and http://sarantospsycharis.weebly.com/
His motivating speech will focus on: The integrated interdisciplinary Computational approach to STEAM: Are there potentials leading in delineation of its epistemology, in new instructional strategies and new modes in evaluation?