Pericles Cheng, DIT
Dr. Pericles Cheng has been an instructor at the European University Cyprus since the Fall semester of 2003. He has taught various core courses such as Database Management Systems, Operating Systems and Operating Systems and Network Laboratories. Dr. Cheng received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree in 2001 and in 2003 his Master of Science in Computer Science degree both from the University of Texas at Austin. He later received his doctoral degree in Information Technology from Walden University in 2017. In 2009, Dr. Cheng became a CISCO Certified Academy Instructor and has been teaching CISCO certification courses for Computer 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. In 2014, Dr. Cheng received funding from Google’s Computer Science for High Schools (CS4HS) initiative and began a project to teach High School teachers on the use of robotics to promote computer science and improve programming skills. Dr. Cheng’s areas of interest include databases, networks, e-learning, robotics and embedded systems programming.