Mechanical Installations Technician Programme
George Philippides holds a Higher Engineering Diploma of the Higher Technical Institute. He obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology & Economics in 2001. As of 2014 he is employed as a Full Time faculty for Intercollege.
Mr Demetris Hadjigregoriou is qualified mechanical Engineer and a Member of the Scientific and Technical Chamber of Cyprus (ETEK)
He has been working in various companies in the private sector originally as a mechanical contractor and later on as consulting engineer. He possesses considerable experience in systems using renewable energy and low consumption HVAC systems.
George Vassiliou acquired the first degree as a Mechanical from the Higher Technical Institute, in 1990. He continued his studies at the City College of the City University of the United States, from where, in 1994, he obtained a B.Eng. (Bachelor in Engineering) degree with honors (Summa Cum Laude student) in the sector of Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Energy. Following, in 1996 he acquired a Master’s degree with honors in M.Eng in the sector of Mechanical Engineering specializing Fluid Mechanics.
Maria Theodorou holds a degree in English Language and Literature from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the University of Wales in Cardiff. She has a 17-year experience as an English teacher in secondary education and a 15-year experience in higher (tertiary) education. Since 2001, she has been working at Intercollege in Nicosia while for the last seven years she’s been intrigued in the vocational programs of the College.
Chrysanthi Papaioannou holds a Bachelor degree of Arts in English Language and Literature from the American College of Greece and a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from the University of Exeter in England. She has 14 years of experience as an English teacher, 5 in private education and 9 years of experience in higher education. She has been working at Intercollege Nicosia since 2006.
Maria Charalambous-Christodoulou is a graduate of the University of Athens with a degree in Mathematics and a postgraduate degree in Applied Mathematics. She has a 12-year experience as a teacher in higher (tertiary) education. She has worked as a teaching assistant and a scientific associate in Universities in Cyprus and Greece. Since 2014 she has been teaching all courses related to mathematics in vocational training areas at Intercollege Nicosia.
Dr. Stylianos Hirodontis acquired the first degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Manchester England, in 2006. Subsequently he acquired a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, in 2008. He acquired his PhD from the University of Manchester in 2010. He worked on research projects at the Cyprus University and as of 2014 he has been working for Intercollege as Program Coordinator for “Electrical Engineering Technicians”.
Eliza Vassiliou is a licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer and she is the Operations Manager of Chr. Mavromatis Ltd. She also teaches Plumbing and Health and Safety courses at Intercollege. Ms. Vassiliou graduated from Arizona State University (USA) with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in the field of Mechanical Engineering and she was awarded a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Leicester (UK).
Dr Pittakaras Paris received BEng and MEng degree in Environmental Engineering from Technical University of Crete, PhD degree in Civil Engineering (Zero Energy Buildings in hot climate countries) from Manchester University, Diploma degree in Teaching from Manchester University.
Paris has a strong academic background and knowledge of various disciplines related to the petroleum and mechanical engineering. He is a team player with strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills, having the ability to handle tasks effectively and responsibly.