Geraldine Fitzpatrick

Professor of Design and Assessment of Technology and Head of the Human Computer Interaction Group (HCI) at the Faculty of Informatics of TU Vienna. Previously she held the position of a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Informatics at Sussex University UK and Director of the Interact Lab. Prior to joining Sussex, she worked as a Senior Manager of User Experience at Sapient in London and as a Senior Research Fellow at the Distributed Systems Technology Centre and Centre for Online Health in Australia. She also has a clinical background. Geraldine has a published monograph as well as over 80 refereed journal articles, conference papers and book chapters.
Her research lies at the intersection of computer science and the human sciences and is concerned with theoretical, methodological and technical approaches to better supporting social interaction and collaboration in context. Broad topic areas include: Pervasive Computing, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, User Centred Design, Human Computer Interaction as well as Health Informatics and Telehealth.