Patrizia Grifoni received the degree in Electronic Engineering in 1990 at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. She is researcher at the Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies of the National Research Council of Italy since 1990. She has been contract professor from 1993 to 2000 of “Image processing” at the University of Macerata. She is professor of “Software Engineering and Object Oriented Programming” at the telematic International Uninettuno University. She is the author of more than 250 papers on journal, books and conferences. She was the scientific responsible for CNR of many European and National projects.
She is leading and participating in several national and international research projects. She has experience in organizing several international conferences and scientific workshops (RRI-SIS2017, MONET, MIMIC, M2AS, MAPS); she is member of some Program Committees of International workshops and Conferences, and member of the editorial board of some international journals. Her main research areas of interest are: Social informatics, Social computing, Human-Machine Interaction, Multimodal interaction, Sketch based interfaces, Multimedia applications, User Modeling, Data and Knowledge Bases, Ontologies, Machine learning, Statistical databases, Spatial information, Geographic Information Systems, Responsible Research and Innovation, Ethics, Risk Management, Digital ecosystems, Web applications, Web 2.0, Internet of the future, Social Networks.