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11th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

May 23–26, 2017 | Barcelona, Spain

General Co-Chairs

Nuria Oliver, Director of Researcher on Data Science at Vodafone, Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance

Nuria Oliver

Nuria has over 20 years of research experience in the area of human trait and behavior modeling and prediction from data and human-computer interaction. She holds a PhD from MIT. She worked as a researcher at Microsoft Research for over 7 years and as the first female Scientific Director at Telefonica R&D for over 8 years. At the end of 2016 she was named Chief Data Scientist at Data-Pop Alliance and in early 2017 she also joined Vodafone as Director of Research in Data Science.

Nuria’s work and professional trajectory has received several awards, including the MIT TR100 (today TR35) Young Innovator Award (2004) and the European Digital Woman of the Year award (2016). She became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2016, a Fellow of the European Association of Artificial Intelligence in 2016 and an IEEE Fellow in 2017.


Mary Czerwinski, Research Manager of the Visualization and Interaction (VIBE) Research Group

Mary Czerwinski

Mary’s research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, health and wellness for individuals and groups. Her background is in visual attention and multitasking. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington. Mary was awarded the ACM SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award, was inducted into the CHI Academy, and became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2010. Mary became a Fellow of the ACM in 2016. She also received the Distinguished Alumni award from Indiana University’s Brain and Psychological Sciences department in 2014.


Local Chair

Aleksandar Matic, Telefonica Alpha


Technical Program Committee Chair

Mirco Musolesi, University College London

Gillian Hayes, University California Irvine

Andrea Grimes Parker, Northeastern University


Workshops Chair

Katarzyna Wac, University of Geneva

Mads Frost, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark 


Poster and Demos Chair

Nervo Verdezoto, University of Leicester

Aisling Ann O’Kane, University College London


Doctoral Consortium Chairs

Rosa Arriaga, Georgia Tech 

Gabriella Marcu, Drexel University

Publicity and Social Media Chair

Albert Ali Salah, Boğaziçi University 

Patty Kostkova, University College London

Web Chair

Jean Costa, Cornell University 

Vincent Tseng, Cornell University

Conference Manager

Anna Horvathova, EAI