Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Director of the T4D Lab
Mar Pérez-Sanagustín is a researcher and Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Mar worked from 2011 until 2014 as a researcher at the Gradient Lab of the Gradient del Grupo de Aplicaciones y Servicios Telemáticos (GAST) at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) and as a teacher of the department of Telematics Engineering, where she was with a Post-Doctoral Fellow Alianza 4 Universidades. She is a Doctor in Information and Communication Technologies since July 2011 by the University Pompeu Fabra, where she obtained the cum laude grade with European Mention. During her PhD, Mar completed her studies with a moths stage at the LTRI group from the London Metropolitan University in London. From November 2013 until March 2014 Mar was with a Fulbright fellow visiting the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in San Francisco (USA).
Mar has been honored with several awards, such as the IMS award in the category Most Innovative New Realization of Standards” by the contribution done in the TENCompetence project (2009), ITWorldEdu2011 Award, YUZZ – Entrepreneurship award 2011 (Fundación Banesto), and the Best Paper and Best demo Awards for etiquetAR at the EC-TEL 2013. She has authored 10 ISI journal papers, and over 30 otherjournal articles, book chapters and conference papers. She has also participated in several I+D national and international projects and has been a teacher for 7 years in several universities n several Universities ( UC, UPF, UAB, UC3M and UNIR) and other courses of media literacy in centers such as Cibernàrium – Barcelona Activa.
CV & Research lines
Mar has participated as a researcher in several I+D national and international projects, in which she has had the opportunity of exploring and experimenting the potentiality of the mobile and web technologies for supporting learning. Her research focus on the study of the mobile technology in combination with web applications to enact learning scenarios that combine activities in and beyond the classroom in order to build the bridges between formal and informal education.
Mar has also been a teacher for 6 years (e-Learning, C programming, operating systems…) in several Universities ( UC, UPF, UAB, UC3M and UNIR) and other courses of media literacy in centers such as Cibernàrium – Barcelona Activa.
Mar research interests’ are CSCL, TEL and, in particular, techniques for the orchestration of collaborative educational situations supported by technology, MOOCs and Mobile Learning, in particular tag-based experiences with QR codes.
Look for more information about Mar’s research at: Current Reseach, Publications.