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Tychonas Michailidis

Dr Tychonas Michailidis PhD, MA, BA, AFHA

Postdoctoral Researcher

School of Media Arts and Technology

023 8201 6973 ext. 6973 Room no. RM226

Biography

Tychonas is a post-doctoral researcher at Southampton Solent University. He received his PhD in music technology from Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham City University, and holds a Master’s degree in Digital Arts in Performance. He was recently awarded the qualification of Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

His research interests focus on human computer interaction, gesture interaction, interactive systems, sensor technologies, electronic music performance and new media compositions.

In particular, his research examines how vibrotactile and haptic feedback experience can advance interactive systems, as well as how it can be used asa  communication tool in the arts and real world applications.

As an electronic music performer, Tychonas has performed around Europe and has worked with several composers and ensembles including Hilda Paredes (Mexico/UK), Yuval Avital (Italy), Grup Instrumental de Valencia (Spain), Court-Circuit (France), Meitar Ensemble (Israel). Previously, he was the live electronics and sensor technology specialist for the Integra Project €1.1m (2009–2012) and research assistant for the AHRC-funded Digital Transformations project (2015-2016).

Tychonas currently works as a research assistant for the IMAGINE project and develops his own project VARM.