13/09/2019 Christos Dimopoulos

Dr. Pericles Leng Cheng is the new Head of Technical Development of CERIDES

The Centre of Excellence in Risk & Decision Sciences is very happy to announce that Dr. Pericles Leng Cheng is the new ‘Head of Technical Development‘ of CERIDES.

Dr. Pericles Leng Cheng, together with his team, will be responsible for the management, design, implementation, and testing of project-based technological development tasks required for the operation of CERIDES. In addition, Dr. Cheng will have the opportunity to cooperate closely with the Directors of CERIDES and offer his ideas for the future growth of the Centre.

We wish Dr. Cheng every success and the best of luck in the implementation of his new duties!

Dr. Pericles Leng Cheng bio:

Dr. Pericles Leng Cheng has been an instructor at the European University Cyprus since the Fall semester of 2003. He is also employed as a researcher at the EUC Research Centre Ltd. He has taught various core courses such as Database Management Systems, Operating Systems, Networks, Programming and Robotics. Dr. Cheng received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree in 2001, his Master of Science in Computer Science degree in 2003, both from the University of Texas at Austin and in 2017 he received his Doctor of Information Technology degree from Walden University. In 2009, Dr Cheng became a CISCO Certified Academy Instructor and has been teaching CISCO certification courses for Computer Science and Engineering students. In 2010, Dr Cheng was involved in a University-lead project to build a blended learning laboratory and incorporate blended learning in the university courses by training other instructors in using the Moodle e-learning platform and how to create blended courses. Dr. Cheng also received a grant from Google’s Computer Science for High Schools initiative and through that grant has trained hundreds of high school teachers in the use of robotics in education. Dr. Cheng’s areas of interest include robotics, databases, network, e-learning as well as embedded programming.