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With expertise in both human computer interaction (HCI) and software engineering (SE), I adopt agile and participatory methods to software systems design, and I investigate the role of human values in computing and of digital technology in environmental and social change. I work across domains including public place design, digital health, and community renewables. I am an experienced team leader of large interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholders projects both within and outside academia, including EPSRC-funded Catalyst and Clasp, focusing respectively on digital action for social change and personalised health IoT. Twice awarded a Senior Fellowship in digital sustainability at the DCI, University of Toronto, Canada (2017, and 2018). Principal Investigator of EPSRC-funded project Values-First SE and Co-investigator on Ensemble.

Before joining academia, I worked as an Internet Technology Officer at the European EEIG ERNACT, managing e-government projects focused on the social and economic development of EU crossborder regions through digital innovation. I joined QUB in 2021 from the School of Computing and Communications (SCC), Lancaster University.

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EDUCATION

- PhD in  On-line Intelligent Systems, Computing Dept. UCD, Dublin, Ireland.
- MSc in Multimedia Systems, Engineering Dept., Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
- BA/MA in Philosophy and Social Psychology, Universita' Cattolica, Milan, Italy.

CAREER DETAILS

- 2021, Senior Lecturer, EEECS, Queen's University Belfast, UK
- 2016, Lecturer, SCC, Lancaster University, UK
- 2014, Research Fellow, SCC, Lancaster University, UK
- 2009, SRA, SCC, Lancaster University, UK
- 2006, SRA, Faculty of Arts, Ulster University, UK.
- 2002, Internet Technologies Officer, ERNACT EEIG, Letterkenny, Ireland.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy

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