Dimitrios Margounakis (born in Athens, Greece, 1982) is a scientific researcher in the field of software engineering and computer music. He concluded his basic studies in Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 2003. He holds a Master’s certificate in Business Computing from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2005) and a PhD in Computer Music from the Dept. of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2013). He is also a holder of a music diploma in piano (2004). He has served as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Ionian University as well as the Democritus University of Thrace. Ηe is currently an Adjunct Lecturer in Science and Technology Department of Hellenic Open University, as well as International Hellenic University. He has taught courses in undergraduate and postgraduate level, including Software Design, Object-oriented Programming, User Interface Design, Databases, Human-Computer Interaction, IT Project Management and Electroacoustics. His published work includes: 12 articles in international peer-reviewed journals, 8 chapters in international peer-reviewed collective volumes, 4 articles in international peer-reviewed encyclopedias, and 37 publications with presentation at international peer-reviewed conferences. He actively participates in EU-funded research projects and has reviewed several articles for collective volumes and international conferences as a member of the scientific committee.

Scientific Interests: Computer Music Software Engineering, Business Management, Music Perception, Music Databases, Software Quality, Mobile Applications, E-books and Psychoacoustics