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About Dr Dimitris Mylonas

Dimitris is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Head of the Data Science and the Humanities research cluster at Northeastern University London. He holds a PhD from the Department of Computer Science, University College London. He received a MSc in Digital Colour Imaging from London College of Communication, University of the Arts London and completed successfully a MRes in Media and Arts Technology at Queen Mary University of London. He held research posts in the School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, in the Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology, University College London and in the Centre for Cognition, Computation and Culture, Goldsmiths College, University of London. Dimitri’s research focuses on colour communication within and across different languages. Prior to joining Northeastern University London, Dimitris taught computing courses to under- and post- graduates at University College London and Goldsmiths College and to the finance industry. Dimitris is Chairman of the study group ‘Language of Colour’ of the International Colour Association (AIC).


PhD in Computer Science, University College London (2020)

MSc in Digital Colour Imaging, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London (2009)

Professional Affiliations:

Chairman of the study group ‘Language of Colour’ of the International Colour Association (AIC).

Member of Applied Vision Association (AVA)

Member of the International Colour Vision Society (ICVS)


English and Greek


Online research:


Dr Dimitris Mylonas's Research

Dimitris’s research focuses on the intersection of perceptual, cognitive, and linguistic aspects of colour, employing crowdsourcing, psychophysical, field and computational experimental methodologies.

Selected Publications

Mylonas, D., Paramei, G., MacDonald, L.W. (2014). Gender differences in colour naming. In Progress in Colour Studies v.3, John Benjamins Publishing. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Mylonas, D., MacDonald, L.W. (2016). Augmenting Basic Color Terms in English. Color Research & Application, 41(1), 32–42.

Zeki S., Cheadle S., Pepper J., Mylonas, D. (2017). The constancy of colored after-images. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11: 229.

Griffin, L. D., & Mylonas, D. (2019). Categorical colour geometry. PLOS ONE, 14(5), e0216296.

Mylonas D., Griffin L.D. (2020) Coherence of achromatic, primary and basic classes of colour categories, Vision Research 175:14-22.

Mylonas, D., Caparos, S., & Davidoff, J. (2022). Augmenting a colour lexicon. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 9(1), 1–12.

A full list of publications can be found at: Google Scholar [] and ResearchGate [].

Dr Dimitris Mylonas's Teaching

Dimitris is teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses on data science. If you are interested in having him supervise your MA/MSc/PhD thesis in an area related to his research interests, feel free to contact him.