George Kalliris

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George Kalliris was born in Nicosia, Cyprus, in 1964. In 1989 he received his M.Sc. Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His diploma thesis was carried out at the Laboratory of Electroacoustics and TV systems of the Telecommunications Division in the field of computer-aided sound signal analysis. In 1995 he received a Ph.D. from the same University. His doctoral research was on the subject of digital signal restoration of noise corrupted speech and music recordings. During and after completing his doctoral studies he worked in research and development projects and as a part-time teacher in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His current position is tenured assistant professor of electronic media in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. He also teaches in two Master degree programs and to the Film Studies Department. He is the director of the Electronic Media Lab and a visiting professor at Frederick University of Cyprus. His current research interests include the technologies of radio, television and new electronic media, recording techniques, processing and reproduction of sound, capturing and processing of video images, audiovisual content management, educational multimedia and online electronic learning, audiovisual productions and productions of web-radio and web-TV.