My name is Vasiliki and I am originally from Greece, Thessaloniki. I finished my Bachelor studies in Computer Engineering in 2010 at Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki and then I moved to Sweden, Umeå for studying a master degree program in Human-Computer Interaction at Umeå University. Starting mid-January 2016, I am a PhD student at University of Oulu (north of Finland), in INTERACT research unit and the 6th of the 15 early stage researchers in CHESS program.

My PhD project is on social influence and health behavior change focused on the visualization of the relation between the data of an individual and that of others. The video above presents a summary of my first year of studies. For more information about me and previous projects you can visit

I am a pleasant social person open to discussions and cooperation so do not hesitate contacting me at

*Subjects that I am interested in but not limited to:

  • Social Comparison (data comparison between people)
  • Persuasive technology and social influence
  • Health behavior change
  • Secondary subjects:
    • Usability and user experience evaluation
    • Design and evaluation of a technological prototype

*If you are a master’s or bachelor’s student thinking about taking any of the subjects above and want more information do not hesitate contacting me.

Contact information:

Vasiliki Mylonopoulou
Office TS3113
INTERACT research unit
University of Oulu, 900 14 Oulu, Finland
Phone: +358 294 481 957