I work as a researcher
in the field of Social Informatics, hence the domain name of this
Privacy aspects in relation to ICT;
Public trust issues;
User participation as a practical form for (computer) system design;
Defining user requirements for new applications;
Small data analysis.
Social Informatics is defined as the interdisciplinary study of the
design, uses, and consequences of ICTs that takes into account their
interaction with institutional and cultural context. The aim of SI
is not only to enlarge academic understanding of ICTs, but also to
inform public policy debates and professional practice.
My research interests encompass the following topics:
- Social, economical, legal, political, and ethical implications of new and emerging technologies (e.g. biometrics, electronic voting, e-government systems, location tracking systems, large-scale security systems, automated border control systems, smart city technologies);