Katerina El Raheb


PhD Candidate under the supervision of Prof. Y. Ioannidis on “Semantic Representation Analysis and Search for Dance” and has been teaching assistant of “Human Computer Interaction” at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications (2011-2016), University of Athens. Currently she works as a senior researcher and project manager in the the EU-funded project WhoLoDancE (Whole Body interaction Learning for Dance Education), as external scientific collaborator at “Athena” Research and Innovation Center. She has joined the MADgIK (Management of Data, Information and Knowledge) research group since 2009, and worked for several European Research and Innovation projects related to Digital Libraries, Data Research Infrastructures and ICT for Cultural Heritage (eCultValue, DL.org, e.nventory). She has experience in working with multinational company as Information System consultant. She holds an MSc. in Advanced Information Systems from the University of Athens, a BSc. in Ch. Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. In parallel, she has a Diploma from N. Kontaxaki Higher Professional Dance School is an active dance practitioner, interested in movement from scientific, artistic and cultural perspective, as well as in the intersections of culture, creativity and technology. She has been member of the program committee in international conferences and journals, such as ISEA2015-2018 (International Symposium of Electronic Art), MOCO2014-2018 (Movement Computing) and BIT journal (Behaviour and Information Technology).