Publications & Communications


Publications & Communications

Publications & Communications Committee Mission

The Publications & Communications committee is charged with effectively and accurately communicating content and information for the benefit of our Region 8 members (and beyond).
Like all news channels we rely on YOU for content, so we encourage you to make sure that you have a Communications Officer in your organisation who can liaise with us over content and help you promote your achievements.

We will do our best to promote content from our end but we its only with your help that we can get the message out here – if you are unsure whom best to contact in the above then just send a message to editors@ieeer8.org explaining what you need and we will get in contact to help you.

Committee Chair


Christopher James
Prof. Christopher James, an academic from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, who has been a member and volunteer with IEEE for over 25 years
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Prof. Christopher James, an academic from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, who has been a member and volunteer with IEEE for over 25 years, his a SMIEEE. He is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and volunteers not only within Region 8, but he is also a volunteer within the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), as well as a member of IEEE Access Editorial Board, IEEE Potentials Editorial Board, a member of the IEEE European Public Policy Committee as well as being IEEE’s spokesperson on Health in Europe. He is Director of his own start-up company called EMbody Biosignals Ltd. as well as Director of a new University spin-out called Augmented Insights Ltd. He can be contacted via e-mail at: c.j.james@ieee.org

Region 8 Today

IEEE Region 8 Today was founded on May 2018, aiming to bring to you the latest news of the active members within our Region. Moreover, IEEE Region 8 Today, shares technological information from the IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional association. A large variety of Tech News, IEEE volunteers news, Interviews of people who have contributed a lot to our Region, and many more interesting fields, can be found on our news web portal.

This is a web based medium and as such is able to respond quickly to current content, opinion pieces and promoting events in the near to longer term future. Being online the content is dispatched more or less in a just-in-time fashion and so would be an excellent medium to promote your current events and to drum up publicity for your next events.

The editor for this channel is Stamatis Dragoumanos (sdragou@gmail.com).

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Stamatis Dragoumanos

Stamatis Dragoumanos is a Software Engineer and Developer with specialization on Human-Computer Interaction in Virtual and Augmented Environments with almost 16 years of experience.
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He has a deep knowledge on programming languages, 3D graphics design and development, game development and web application. He is also a Chemical Engineer and has MSc in Computational Fluid Dynamics. He has a 12 year experience on teaching programming languages, algorithms and data structures on a variety of student ages and education level. Eight years of experience out of 12 are in pre-university students as an Educator in private primary schools and public high schools. He is certified Soft Skill Trainer by Erasmus+. He is an inquiry based learning enthusiast and he strongly believes that soft skills development is one of the most important concepts that is missing in today’s Educational System. He has participated in the forming and first steps of 4 startups and he is awarded by the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry for one of them. His research interests are on Human Computer Interaction, Augmented Reality, and Education.

IEEE Region 8 Website

The region website is a repository of information about the region and it very good at signposting information and resources available in the region. It is particularly good at listing the various committee structures and naming all of the members of the varied committees.

The editor for this channel is George Michael (xeirwn@ieee.org).

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George Michael

George Michael received a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus and he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering.
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He worked at the Data-Driven Multithreading Laboratory at the University of Cyprus for a few years doing research on high-performance computing. Following, he worked as a software developer at XM.COM and CeraNext LTD. Currently, he works at KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence.
He is an active Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) and IEEE volunteer and he held various positions during the past few years. Between them: member of the board of Cyprus Computer Society (CCS) / the University of Cyprus IEEE Student Branch / IEEE Cyprus Section Executive Committee / IEEE Region 8 Committee / IEEE Day and IEEEXtreme. He was part of all previous IEEEXtreme competitions either as a contestant or as a volunteer. On IEEEXtreme 11.0 he served as the Technical, Industry, and Judges Lead, on IEEEXtreme 13.0 he served as project lead.

Region 8 Social Media

In IEEE Region 8 we are staying connected with our followers online, using Social Media to get further engaged with our members, but also with those who are interested at learning more about IEEE and its activities. We keep our online presence updated regularly, sharing interesting topics about IEEE Region 8 and IEEE itself.

The editor of this channel is Dora Fourou (dfourou@gmail.com).

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Dora Fourou

Dora Fourou is a Digital Marketer focusing on Performance Marketing on e-Commerce, and she is a certified Google Ads and Analytics Partner
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She has a bachelor’s degree on Applied Informatics in Administration and Economy, and she is an active IEEE member for 7 years. On a day to day basis, she is responsible to create – manage and optimize online advertising campaigns using different Social Media platforms, Google Ads or setting up collaborations with bloggers and public personas. Her main focus is on increasing the ROI (Return on Investment) of her clients.

Sigma Magazine

This magazine was introduced as a concept last year and is now actively generating content. It is anticipated as a medium to highlight and showcase people, projects, technology, etc. which are emanating from Region 8. This medium is suited to longer, more in-depth stories celebrating achievements within our region. This will be produced to a deadline and the inaugural issue is anticipated before the end of 2020. We are currently recruiting contributors for this magazine so get in contact if you want to know more.

The editor for this channel is Christopher James (c.j.james@ieee.org).

Editor


Christopher James
Prof. Christopher James, an academic from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, who has been a member and volunteer with IEEE for over 25 years
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Prof. Christopher James, an academic from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, who has been a member and volunteer with IEEE for over 25 years, his a SMIEEE. He is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and volunteers not only within Region 8, but he is also a volunteer within the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), as well as a member of IEEE Access Editorial Board, IEEE Potentials Editorial Board, a member of the IEEE European Public Policy Committee as well as being IEEE’s spokesperson on Health in Europe. He is Director of his own start-up company called EMbody Biosignals Ltd. as well as Director of a new University spin-out called Augmented Insights Ltd.

Region 8 News

This publication is here to showcase events, achievements and news items from across the region. As this is produced with specific deadlines throughout the year it is an ideal medium for reporting on past events, meetings or stories – with the ability to promote future events somewhat. We welcome reports, stories and general content – including photos – which can be emailed to us.

The editor of this channel is Alistair Dabbs (a.dabbs@ieee.org).

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Alistrair Dabbs
Alistair is a freelance IT journalist, author and certified tech trainer with 30+ years’ experience.
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Through Bento Media, his work has also included prepress production, graphic design, editorial production and app development. Based in Montpellier and London.

Until the end of June 2014, he also ran a magazine publishing company, Bento Projects, from within a creative cluster called Perseverance Works in London’s hip Hoxton. Here, he published a trade magazine for the domestic tourism industry while redecorating its 2,200sq ft of self-contained office. Both the magazine and the beautiful office attracted interest elsewhere in the industry and were subsequently acquired by bigger businesses.