Angelos Stefanidis

Professor Angelos Stefanidis

  • Professor and Head Of Department Computing and Informatics
  • Poole House P313, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Angelos Stefanidis is Professor of Computer Science and Head of Department for Computing & Informatics in the Faculty of Science & Technology at Bournemouth University. He received his PhD in Information Systems from Loughborough University. Angelos has held various academic roles over the years and has extensive teaching experience in the areas of Computing and Information Management. He also has extensive experience in the design, management and delivery of professionally accredited CPD courses to IT companies and organisations. In addition, he has held various academic management positions and worked externally with numerous universities in the UK and overseas.

Previous formal leadership roles have included Associate Dean (Global Engagement) which involved providing leadership, operational development and delivery of the Bournemouth University’s Global Engagement plan, by supporting recruitment, international partnerships, students and staff mobility, education, research and professional practice activities on and off campus...



Angelos’ research interests lie in the educational aspects of Computing and Information Management, focusing specifically on the issue of the alignment of academic curricula with industry needs. In recent years, his interest has also included aspects of social computing, which encompass digital addiction and on-line gambling. Angelos has extensive project leadership expertise, having managed successful funded projects, as well as a Knowledge Transfer Project.

Journal Articles




  • TAPCHA: Online Fraud Detection and Prevention (DCMS/Innovate UK, 23 Sep 2019). Completed
  • TAPCHA - a mobile first, non-instrusive and customisable CAPTCHA scheme (DCMS/Innovate UK, 01 Apr 2019). Completed
  • BU LoRaWAN Talbot Campus Testbed (Jisc, 01 Apr 2019). In Progress
  • Towards Explainable Artificial Intelligence (XAI) (Match-funded with British Telecom, 03 Sep 2018). In Progress
  • KTP Precision Acoustics (Innovate UK, 01 Jul 2016). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • Open University, External Examiner for Undergraduate Computing (2019-2023)
  • University of Northampton, External Examiner for UG programme (2018-2022)
  • University of Winchester, External Examiner for ICBS UG&PG programmes (2016-2019)
  • Ulster University - SERC, External Examiner for SERC Comp (2014-2017)
  • University of Brighton, External Examiner for MSc Information Systems (2013-2017)


  • PhD in Information Systems education (Loughborough University, 2013)
  • PGCE in PGCHE (Higher Education) (University of Westminster, 2008)
  • MSc in Information Systems Design (University of Westminster, 1995)
  • BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering (University of Westminster, 1994)


  • Association for Computing Machinery, Member,
  • Association for Information Systems, Member,
  • British Computer Society, Chartered IT Professional (CITP),
  • British Computer Society, Fellow,
  • Higher Education Academy, Fellow,
  • UK Academy for Information Systems, Member,