Christian Moraitis (BSI ’23) is working as a software engineer in the field of cyber security.
Christian Moraitis has accepted a new position as a Full Stack software engineer at Secura, a multinational cyber security company based in the Netherlands. He will be developing security-related software products to help customers gain insight in their digital security.
While a student in the B.S. in Informatics program, Christian won the “Best Paper Award” for the research he conducted for his capstone project and which he presented at the Hellenic American University Student Research Conference on May 13, 2023. The project involved developing a prototype tool that could eventually enable deaf and hard-of-hearing persons to use their native language to communicate online with English-language speakers who do not know ASL.
In his research, Christian used machine learning and AI-enabled object detection to create a tool that would read hand gestures in real-time, predict the corresponding American Sign Language (ASL) signs, and then compile them into a sentence. The translated caption text could then be converted into speech.
Christian not only finished his B.S. in Informatics degree in just under four years, but did so while working a series of jobs, including a stint as factory worker and a position managing a surfing and watersport center in Rhodes and later as a software engineer for Infralabs Ltd. In his last year of studies, where he worked as a full stack developer for a Dutch firm called Pluxbox, where he created software tools for the company’s platform.