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About Dr Dimitris Mylonas

Dimitris is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science and Director of the Data Science minor and BA Philosophy & Cognitive Science at Northeastern University London at Northeastern. He holds a PhD from the Department of Computer Science, University College London funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). 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 and received a FY22 TIER Grant. 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) and Committee member of the Colour Group (GB).


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).

Committee member of Colour Group of Great Britain

Member of Applied Vision Association (AVA)

Member of the International Colour Vision Society (ICVS)


English and Greek


Online research:


Dr Dimitris Mylonas's Research


Mylonas, D., MacDonald, L.W. (2010) Online Colour Naming Experiment Using Munsell Samples. In Proc. 5th CGIV. Joensuu, Finland.

Mylonas, D., MacDonald, L.W., Wuerger S. (2010) Towards an Online Colour Naming Model. In Proc. 18 th Color and Imaging Conference. San Antonio, USA.

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.

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