HERNANDEZ LEO, DAVINIA

Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions
Interactive Technologies Distributed for Education

+34 93 542 1428
[email protected]
Roc Boronat, 138 08018 Barcelona


Since 2014 Davinia Hernández-Leo is an Associate Professor and Serra Húnter Fellow at our Department. She was born in Plasencia, and obtained a degree and a Ph.D on Telecommunication Engineering at University of Valladolid, Spain. She has been visiting researcher at Open University of the Netherlands, Fulbright Scholar at Virginia Tech and visiting research fellow at the University of Sydney. Her research lies at the intersection of network and computer applications, human-computer interaction and learning sciences. She is tackling two challenges, first, providing design techniques and systems that enable the co-creation of interoperable learning activities, second, supporting the distributed orchestration of seamless collaborative learning flows using service-oriented architectures and new devices. She has participated in multiple founded projects and is the technical leader of the METIS Integrated Learning Design Environment. She is also active in Engineering Education projects. Her research has been published in more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers, book chapters and conference papers. She has received several awards, including best paper awards and the European award for excellence in CSCL. She is associate editor for IEEE Transactions of Learning Technologies and member of the steering committee of the European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning. Website: http://www.dtic.upf.edu/~daviniah/