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Dr. Stylianos Mystakidis is an Innovator in Educational Technology and Researcher at the University of Patras. He has published over 90 works in peer-reviewed international journals, conferences and books on Metaverse, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Open and Distance Education, Instructional Design, Playful Design, Gamification, Storytelling and Serious Games. His works have generated considerable impact as he is included in the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists (University of Stanford’s list, 2022). He has international academic teaching experience for universities in Spain, United Kingdom, Greece, Cyprus and USA. He has participated as certified project manager (PMI/PMP) and researcher in 14 international projects. His formal studies include a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä (Finland), MA in Education in Virtual Worlds at the University of West of England Bristol (UK), MSc in Mechanical Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (Greece) and Postgraduate Certificate at the Open University of Catalonia (Spain). Professional Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stylianosm/ Research publications: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stylianos-Mystakidis