Research Centers

Astrophysics and High Performance Computing Group

The AHPC group was established in 2012 and carries out pioneering work in Astrophysics and Parallel and Distributed Computing. The group has a prestigious network of international collaborators and is directed by Prof. Andreas Efstathiou, Vice Rector for Research and External Affairs. (AHPC http://ahpc.euc.ac.cy/)

Center for Games Studies

The Center for Game Studies carries out research on various aspects of games, from their impact on society to the creation of game design and evaluation principles and guidelines. The center is directed by Dr George Christou, an Assistant Professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. (http://games.euc.ac.cy/)

Center for Risk, Safety and the Environment

The Centre for Risk, Safety and the Environment (CERISE) was established in 2011. CERISE’s mission is to promote to the wider public and the local SME (industrial and business) communities the values and necessities of safety. CERISE is directed by Dr George Boustras, Dean of the School of Business. (CERISE cerise.euc.ac.cy)

Center for Sustainable Management of Tourism, Sport & Events

CESMATSE is an inter-disciplinary research center serving the economy, the society and the environment. The Center is directed by Dr Nikolaos Boukas an Assistant Professor of the School of Business. (CESMATSE http://cesmatse.weebly.com/)

Center for the Study of Childhood and Adolescence

The Center for the Study of Childhood and Adolescence facilitates, coordinates and conducts pioneering research on children and adolescents. The center is one of the most established of the University and is directed by Prof. Spyros Spyrou of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. (http://www.csca.org.cy)

Decision Support and Systems Optimization Laboratory

DSSO conducts high quality interdisciplinary research in the domains of decision support and systems optimization, with a particular focus on generating innovative solutions for Cypriot and international businesses and societal organizations. DSSO is directed by Dr Christos Dimopoulos, an Associate Professor and Dean of the School of Sciences. (DSSO http://dsso.euc.ac.cy/)

Mobile Computing Center

MECI aims to conduct high quality basic and applied research, develop and promote novel technologies, promote entrepreneurship and mobile computing related education in Cyprus. Furthermore, MECI aims to become the bridge that brings together researchers from the public and private sector in Cyprus and internationally and the local industry, public organizations or local associations. MECI is directed by Dr Georgios Stylianou, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. (MECI http://meci.euc.ac.cy/)

Research Laboratory in ICT-Enhanced Education

ICTEE is committed to promoting the best in educational technology through the conduct of high quality research that can stimulate effective innovations and improved learning outcomes. ICTEE is directed by Prof. Maria Meletiou-Mavrotheris of the School of Arts and Education Sciences. (ICTEE icteeresearch.com/)

Research and Learning Laboratory in Science, Mathematics and Social Studies Education

The Laboratory carries out research in the area of Science, Mathematics and Social Studies Education and is directed by Dr Loucas Louca, an Associate Professor and chairman of the Department of Education Sciences.