Prof. Katarzyna Wac

Prof. Katarzyna Wac
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Prof. Katarzyna Wac is the leader of the Quality of Life (QoL) technologies research lab affiliated with the Geneva School of Economics (GSEM), Center for Informatics at the University of Geneva (CUI, Switzerland). She holds a BSc and MSc degree in Computer Science (2003) from Wroclaw University of Technology (WUT, Poland), an MSc in Telematics (2004) from the University of Twente (UT, the Netherlands), as well as a Ph.D. in Information Systems (2009) from University of Geneva (UNIGE, Switzerland). Prof. Wac’s research interests include the fundamental and algorithmic problems, as well as the human-centric challenges related to the assessment and improvement of human behavior, well-being, health, disease self-management, and quality of life as it unfolds naturally over time and in context. She has conducted her research at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU, USA, 2009-2010), Stanford University and its Medical Center (MED, USA, since 2013), and the University of Copenhagen (DIKU, Denmark, 2015-2020). She published more than 150 scientific articles and co-edited two books in the digital health area. She is a PI/co-PI in several European, national, and institutional projects. Prof. Wac is a keynote speaker, a teacher, and a mentor and consults the industry on topics related to digital health. Prof. Wac is also a Senior Member of both: the ACM and the IEEE.

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