University of Cyprus
Evripides Zantides is Associate Professor of Graphic Communication and Head at the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts at Cyprus University of Technology. His professional activities include the presentation of research papers at a number of journals and international conferences on semiotics, graphic design education, typography and visual communication, and his participation, with distinguished work, in refereed Art and Design biennials and other international exhibitions. He is involved as a reviewer in scientific journals, in educational, conference and exhibition evaluation committees and he is the delegate for Cyprus in the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI), as well as in the International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS-AIS). In addition, he is a member of the Hellenic Semiotic Society (HSS)), the International Association for Visual Semiotics (AISV), and founder member of the Cyprus Semiotics Association (CSA) and the Graphic and Illustrators Association of Cyprus (GIC). His research interests are based on semiotics in the process of fine or applied audio/visualization of verbal language, using image, text/typography and sound. He is the founder and director of the Semiotics and Visual Communication Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology (www.svclab.com).