Demetrios G. Sampson is a Professor of Learning Technologies at
the School of Education,
Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
He is also affiliated with the Information Technologies Institute, Centre of Research and Technology - Hellas Greece, European Union, as an
Adjunct Research Fellow and with the the School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada, as an Adjunct Professor.
Previously, he has been a Professor of Digital Systems for Learning and Education at the Department of Digital Systems,
University of Piraeus, Greece (2003-2015) and a Senior Researcher at the Informatics and Telematics Institute, Centre of Research and Technology - Hellas Greece (2000-2003).
He is the Founder and Director of the Research Program on Advanced Digital Systems and Services for Education and Learning (ASK) since 1999 (with 8M € funding over 16 years). His main scientific interests are in the area of
Learning Technologies and Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning. He has supervised 82 research students to successful completion. He is the co-author of
377 publications in scientific books, journals and conferences with more than 3460 citations and h-index: 26
as listed in Scholar Google (April 2016). He has received 8 times Best Paper Award
in International Conferences on Learning Technologies.
He has been a Keynote/Invited Speaker in 70 International/National Conferences. He has been project director, principle investigator and/or consultant in 66 R&D projects with external
funding at the range of 15 Million € (1991-2016).
He has been a Visiting Professor and/or Research Scholar at: the School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada (2010), the Information Management Department, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan (2011), the University of Tunis (2012, 2013), the Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, China (2013), Department of Educational Technology, Peking University Beijing, China (2013),
Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas, USA (2013) and the Faculty of Education, the University of Hong-Kong (2016).
He is Editor-in-Chief of the Educational Technology and Society Journal (5-year impact factor 1,376).
He has served or serves as a Member of the Steering Committee of the IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, Member of the
Advisory Board of the Journal of King Saud University - Computer and Information Sciences and the International Journal of Digital Literacy and
Member of the Editorial Board of (14) International/National
Journals and Guest Editor in (32) Special Issues of International Journals.
He has served or serves in various leadership roles in 62 International Conferences and at the Program Committee of (437) International Conferences.
He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a Golden Core Member of IEEE Computer Society and he was the elected Chair of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Learning Technologies (2008-2011).
He is the recipient of the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Service Award (July 2012).
He has received a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece in 1989 and a
Ph.D. in Electronic Systems Engineering from the University of Essex, UK in 1995.