People

Early Stage Researchers

Emanuel Sanchiz
Catholic University of Asuncion
Paraguay

Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Informatics Engineering
Computer Science
Sergio Casco
Catholic University of Asuncion
Paraguay

Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Electronics Engineering

Saranchuluun  Otgon
Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences
Mongolia


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Public Health
Social Work
Enkhzul  Tumenjargal
Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences
Mongolia


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Public Health
Social Work
Luisa Villanueva
Universidad de Costa Rica
Costa Rica


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Health (nursing)
Education in Gerontology
María José Víquez Barrantes
Universidad de Costa Rica
Costa Rica


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Gerontology
Social Work
  
Grzegorz Kowalik
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Sociology
Social simulations
  
Bartołomiej Balcerzak
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Social Informatics
Machine learning and algorithms
  

Wiesław Kopeć
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Social Informatics
Learning
  
Francesco Ceschel
University of Trento
Italy


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Social science
Information systems
Older adults' learning
  


Leysan Nurgalieva
University of Trento
Italy


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Computer Science
Human-Computer Interaction
  

Francisco Ibarra
University of Trento
Italy


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Social Informatics
Machine learning and algorithms
  
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Kseniia Netsvetaeva
Ufa State Aviation Technical University
Russia


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Computer Science
Mathematical Methods of Economic Analysis
  


Dorota Orzeszek
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Human-Computer Interaction
Computer Science



Linda Jacqueline Riquelme Recalde
Universidad Católica "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción"
Paraguay


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Software Engineering
Computer Science


Manuel Antonio Núñez González
Universidad Católica "Nuestra Señora de la Asunción"
Paraguay


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Software Engineering
Computer Science


Carl Froilan D. Leochico
Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila
Philippines


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Physical Medicine
Rehabilitation



Olga Korovina
University of Trento
Italy


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Computer Science




Valentina Caforio
University of Trento
Italy


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Crowdsourcing
Computer Science





Zoljargalan Gantumur
School of Public Health, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences
Mongolia


Early Stage Researcher

Areas of expertise
Social work
Youth violence


Senior Researchers

Adam Wierzbicki
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland

received his Ph.D. degree from the Warsaw University of Technology and a habilitation title from the Institute of Systems Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is currently employed at the Polish-Japanese Institute for Information Technology, where he has the position of Full Professor and of Vice-President. He is an expert in Social Informatics and Peer-to-Peer computing. His current research interests focus on social informatics, in particular on credibility, trust management, collective intelligence and fairness in distributed systems. He has published several papers on trust management and on applications of the theory of equity to providing fairness in open distributed systems, and is the author of a Springer book titled “Trust and Fairness in Open, Distributed Systems”. He is also interested in open collaboration, particularly using Wiki technology. Since November, 2011, Dr Wierzbicki leads the Reconcile project which is concerned with the development of tools for the evaluation of Web content credibility. Dr Wierzbicki is the Steering Committee Chair of the International Conference on Social Informatics.


Radosław Nielek
Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology
Poland


is an assistant professor at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology. He received his Ph.D. degree from Polish-Japanese Institute of Information Technology (PJIIT) Warsaw, Poland. His Ph.D. thesis is titled „Designing Algorithms for Realizing Social Goals”. He held a Bachelor’s Degree in Production Engineering and Management of Szczecin University of Technology and Master’s Degree in Computer Science of PJIIT. His research interests include web credibility, trust management, and opinion mining. He has published over 30 papers on web mining, social informatics and social simulation. He is also a cofounder of Zetema Inc. the start-up focused on automatic natural language processing for polish language, chief advisor of Parliamentary Committee for Innovation and New Technologies and chief consultant of committee for Strategy for Information Society Development in Silesia Region. Keen cyclist (MTB and road).


Fabio Casati
University of Trento
Italy


Fabio Casati is professor of software engineering and BPM. Until 2006, he was technical lead for the research program on business process intelligence in Hewlett-Packard USA. He then moved to academia, where he continued to work on BPM and started research on technologies for happiness and life participation (lifeparticipation.org). The program is now mature and the technologies developed have a significant impact on people’s physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing as well as advanced research in the field. He is co-author of a best-selling book on Web services and is regularly invited to give keynotes at major venues. Fabio is active in industry-funded projects, advisor or board members of startup companies, and author of over 200 peer-reviewed papers.


Marcos Baez
University of Trento
Italy


Marcos obtained a Phd in Information and Communication Technologies at University of Trento in 2012, and prior to that an Informatics Engineering degree at UNA, Paraguay. He’s participated in several national and international research projects producing more than 30 research prototypes and over 40 scientific publications. Marcos has also been research collaborator at Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, California and Xerox Research Centre Europe, Grenoble, France, contributing to internal innovation initiatives. As Postdoctoral researcher, he’s been leading the research and development of successful wellbeing initiatives within the Lifeparticipation group, taking a pragmatic and human-centred approach to research and innovation.


Luca Cernuzzi
Universidad Católica de Asunción
Paraguay


Luca Cernuzzi is full professor of software engineering. His current research interests include: multi-agent systems, ICT for good, educational computer science (with emphasis on people with special needs). He is co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed papers.


Sugarmaa Myagmarjav
Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences
Mongolia


Dr. Sugarmaa Myagmarjav is a full time faculty of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health of the School of Public Health (MNUMS). She was awarded the Faculty Development Fellowship in 2010-2012 at Columbia University School of Social Work. Her research interests are in the field of social network and support of older people, psychosocial aspect of health and illness, and study instrument validation.



Norma Celina Lau Sánchez
University of Costa Rica
Costa Rica


Norma Celina Lau Sánchez is the coordinator of the Aging Program at the Institute of Health Research of the University of Costa Rica. She obtained a BSc. in Nursing from the National University “Federico Villareal” (Lima, Perú), MSc. in Gerontology from the University of Costa Rica and a MSc. in Education from the Latin University of Costa Rica. Her research interests and work are focused on the aging process (active aging, wellbeing and social participation), learning methodologies for older adults and gerontological management and assessment.



Shelley de la Vega
University of the Philippines Manila
Philippines


Dr. Shelley de la Vega, MD, MSc (Clin Epid) is a Professor of the Department of Medicine, University of the Philippines College of Medicine and founding Director of the Institute on Aging, University of the Philippines Manila, National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. de la Vega completed her BS Psychology, cum laude at the University of the Philippines Diliman and Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Manila. She is the founding Director for The Center for Healthy Aging, and pioneered the establishment of the first Geriatric Multidisciplinary Outpatient Clinic in the Philippines at the Philippine General Hospital.