Katerina Mania (BSc Mathematics, MSc, Ph.D. computer science) serves as a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Greece after research positions at HPLabs, UK where she worked on Web3D and the University of Sussex, the UK as an Assistant Professor in Multimedia Systems. Her primary research interests are perceptual rendering and gaze-contingent VR/AR displays. She has co-chaired technical programs and participated in over 100 conference program committees. She is one of the Associate Editors for Presence, Tele-operators and Virtual Environments (MIT Press) and ACM Transactions on Applied Perception.