IOANNIS KOUTOULOGENISSoftware engineer / Research assistant


Ioannis Koutoulogenis was born in 1996. He received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Patras (Greece) in 2020. His thesis, entitled “Navigation Aiding System for Visually Impaired People”, included the implementation of a system, based on an RGB-D camera and using Computer Vision techniques and Haptic Feedback, for supporting blind people to navigate safely, accurately and quickly through an urban environment. During his studies, he was member of a students’ team which participated in an international competition, part of the IEEE World Haptics Conference 2019 in Tokyo, Japan, and was awarded with the “Best Student Innovation Challenge Award” for their prototype development entitled “Gamified Haptic UI for Increasing Trust in Autonomous Vehicles”. In 2020 he joined the Visualization and Virtual Reality (VVR) Group as a Research Assistant. He speaks two foreign languages (English, Italian) and he has gained programming experience with C++, Java, C# and Python. His main research interests include Computer Vision, Haptic Technology, Mobile App Development and Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Contact Details



Wire Communications Laboratory
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Patras
GR – 26 500, Rion, Patras, Greece