Stavros Nikou is a Lecturer in Digital Education at the School of Education, University of Strathclyde. He holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems focusing on Learning Technologies from the University of Macedonia - Greece, a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Houston (CL) and a B.Sc. in Physics from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He is also member of the Smart Mobile and Interactive Learning Environments (SMILE) Lab.
He has many years of experience in ICT and STEM education. His research interests include technology-enhanced teaching and learning, context-aware mobile learning and assessment, blended learning, AR/VR/MR, teacher education, computational thinking and innovative emerging technologies to support STEM education. Stavros is Course Leader of the Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning (Digital Education), he teaches Learning Technologies and supervises postgraduate students within the School of Education.
He has served as UNESCO consultant for the development of the ICT Competency Framework for Teachers and ambassador for Scientix - The Community for Science Education in Europe. He has published in high impact peer-reviewed journals (including Computers & Education, Computers in Human Behaviour, British Journal of Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Learning). He is editorial board member of the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) and scientific committee member in several top ranking international conferences.
He is a member of BERA, the International Association for Mobile Learning, the International Association of Smart Learning Environments, ASLERD and the Hellenic Physics Society. He is also Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Senior member of IEEE.