Harris Kyriakou

Harris Kyriakou

Area of Study: Social Computing, Open and User Innovation, Open Hardware, CSCW




Harris is a Ph.D. candidate working under the supervision of Prof. Jeffrey V. Nickerson. His research interests include diffusion of open and user innovation, online communities, social networks, crowdsourcing and open hardware. The focal point of his current research is the evolution of designs in an open innovation environment from a social and information network perspective. He is also interested in understanding how people in open innovation communities can be better coordinated. Prior joining Stevens, he pursued an M.S. in Innovation Management from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.Sc. in Digital Systems from University of Piraeus, Greece. Part of his work has been presented at the Open Hardware Summit and the World Maker Faire.

Contact: [email protected]           


Selected Publications

  1. Kyriakou, Harris & Nickerson, Jeffrey V., Collective Innovation in Open Source Hardware. Collective Intelligence, 2014.

  2. Kyriakou, Harris & Nickerson, Jeffrey V., Idea Inheritance, Originality, and Collective Innovation. WIN, 2013.

  3. Kyriakou, Harris, Englehardt, Steven & Nickerson, Jeffrey V., Networks of Innovation in 3D Printing (August 20, 2012). WIN, 2012.