The proposed IP is directly related to the existing teaching programmes of all the participating institutions and will allow students and staff-members to become familiar with new topics based on the experience of the other partners. The IP will facilitate the expansion and updating of the knowledge and experience of the participating institutions and individuals. The current program in each Institution along with the participating lecturer and the field of expertise to be imbedded in the IP is briefly outlined below.
- From the University of Salento, Department of Engineering for Innovation, Professor Lucio Tommaso De Paolis, director of Augmented and Virtual Reality Laboratory (AVR Lab), will contribute in the area of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Human-Computer Interaction, Professor Massimo Cafaro will contribute in the area of Cloud Computing and Data Mining, Professor Luciano Tarricone will contribute in the area of Internet of Things, Professor Teresa Donateo will contribute in the area of smart energy and Professor Giuseppe Notarstefano will contribute in the area of autonomous aerial robots.
- From the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Crete (Greece), Department of Applied Informatics and Multimedia, Professor Giorgos Papadourakis director of the Intelligent Systems Laboratory, will contribute in the area of Intelligent Computer Systems; Professor Manolis Tsiknakis, director of the Medical Informatics Laboratory, will contribute in the area of Smart Health; Professor Dimitrios Kosmopoulos, member of the Systems Laboratory, will contribute in the area of Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence.
- From the Computer Science of Sabancı University of Istanbul (Turkey), Professor Selim Balcisoy will contribute in the area of Computer Graphics and Augmented Reality.
- From the Riga Technical University (Latvia), Professor Yuri Dekhtyar, Professor Alexei Katashev from the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnologies will contribute in the area of Smart Health and medical engineering technologies and Professor Modris Dobelis from the Department of Computer Aided Engineering Graphics will contribute in the area of computer aided drafting and design.
- From the Department of Computer Technologies and Natural Sciences of the Information Systems Management Institute (ISMA) of Riga (Latvia), Professor Viktors Gopejenko will contribute in the area of computer security and in the area of Smart Tourism.
- From the Informatics Faculty of Vytautas Magnus University of Kaunas (Lithuania), Professor Tomas Krilavičius will contribute in the area of Natural Language Processing and Data Mining.
- From the School of Engineering and Technology of the University of Hertfordshire (UK), Professor Salvatore Livatino will contribute in the area of smart visualization and computer vision and Professor Johann Siau will contribute in the area of intelligent computer systems.
- From the University of Valencia (Spain), School of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Professor Jaume Segura Garcia will contribute in the area of virtual acoustics.