Davinia Hernández-Leo


is Associate Professor and Serra Húnter Fellow in the Department of Information and Communications Technologies at Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona (UPF) where she coordinates the Educational Technologies research section of the Interactive Technologies Group. She is also Deputy Dean of the UPF Engineering School and the head of its Unit for Teaching Quality and Innovation. She received the PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Valladolid (2007) and has been a visiting scholar at the Open University of the Netherlands (2006), Virginia Tech (2012, Fulbright) and the University of Sydney (2015). Her research lies at the intersection of network and computer applications, human-computer interaction, and learning sciences, with a special focus on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Learning Design (authoring tools, teaching communities), Learning Architectures (incl. specifications and interoperability, seamless learning flows, mobile and classroom devices), and Higher and Engineering Education. She is involved in different national and international projects and has coauthored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers, book chapters and conference papers. Her research has been recognized with severalawards, including various best conference paper awards and the European award for excellence in the field of CSCL technology. 


Last update: September 2015