Giovanni Andrea Parente


is a PhD student in 'Comunicazione, Ricerca Sociale e Marketing” at the Sapienza Università di Roma, with a research project that investigates the transparency of geolocated platforms with regard to the functioning of their algorithms and the perception that users have of them. He is also a research fellow at DASIC, research center of Link Campus University. He has a Master's Degree in 'Cultural Industry and Digital Communication', at Sapienza Università di Roma. His degree thesis concerned the interaction between elderly users and mobile technologies, specifically for a brain training application. He continued his research in the field of e-health, investigating the topic from the point of view of the User Experience. Currently his research activity at the DASIC is focused on the topics of smart city and social innovation, applying the methods of co-design and design thinking to the design of interactive digital services.



last update: October 2019

Articles published on IXD&A: 


• Co-Designing Game Solutions for Hybrid Urban Spaces. How Game Elements Can Improve People Experience with the Mobility Services, N. 40, pp. 9 - 23,  abstractdownload