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HEALTH TECH.
RESEARCH
COMP. SCIENCE
DESIGN

I teach a human-centred approach to technology development, from core computer science competencies to leading edge digital health technology design and innovation methods.

My teaching is grounded in the fundamental didactic concepts of dialogue- and problem-based learning as well as learning-focused teaching. Embracing a learn-by-doing ethos, my students learn through group-based and community-centred project work elevating students' capacity and confidence to engage with, reflect upon and resolve complex, real-world problems of technology design. I see technology as deeply embedded in our daily lives, and in turn a human-centred computer science as an ethical imperative requiring a teaching practice which speaks to our most human values, embraces a resistance to technological solutionism, and strives to elevate our capacity to make a difference.

Courses
  • HCI Design Project | IS41350
    30 ECTS MSc Course | Summer 2024
    School of Information and Communication Studies, University College Dublin

  • Research Methods | IS40640
    5 ECTS MSc Course | Spring 2023
    School of Information and Communication Studies, University College Dublin

  • Human-Centred Health Technology Design | 2242/2245
    5 ECTS BSc Course | January 2022
    Health Technology Department, Technical University of Denmark

  • Designing for Engagement in Mobile Games | Special Course
    5 ECTS MSc Course | January 2021
    Health Technology Department, Technical University of Denmark

PhD Researchers
  • Kayley Moylan
    “Digital Technology Design for Creative Emotional Expression at the Intersection of HCI and Art Therapy”
    University College Dublin (Current)
  • Giovanna Vilaza
    “Designing Respectful Health Data Flows Centred on Data Contributors' Perspectives”
    Technical University of Denmark (Graduated 2022)

MSc Students
  • Chelsea Nepomuceno (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Debaroti Chowdhury (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Harsh Lotiya (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Kayley Moylan (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Omkar Patil (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Runkun Shen (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Tanisha Kulkarni (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Yao Dong (Human-Computer Interaction, 2023)
  • Ziru Li (Design and Innovation, 2022)
  • Simon Nam Thanh Vu (Computer Science and Engineering, 2022)
  • Pilar Córdova González (Design and Innovation, 2022)
  • Vera Johanne Engsberg (Computer Science and Engineering, 2022)
  • Lucía Montesinos García (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2022)
  • Kitti Kovács (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2022)
  • Jacob Aagaard (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2021)
  • Miria Clausen Knudsen (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2021)
  • Margarita Genova (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2020)
  • Nermeen Ghoniem (Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, 2020)