Seiji Isotani


received the BSc and MSc degrees in Computer Science from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and the PhD degree in Information Engineering from Osaka University, Japan. He is an Associate Professor in Computer Science and vice-president of the International Relations Office at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Before joining the University of Sao Paulo, he was a research fellow associated with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. His research career has been devoted to imagine, design, develop, test, and deploy intelligent and collaborative educational systems using ontologies and other semantic technologies. He is the cofounder of two startups (MeuTutor and Linkn) that received several innovation awards in the field of education and Semantic Web. His main research interests are in the areas of  Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED), open linked data, ontological engineering and technology-enhanced learning. His research has received international recognition with awards from the IEEE, ACM, and IBM Research. He is a senior member of the IEEE and ACM.


Last update: September 2016


Articles published on IXD&A:

Step Towards a Model to Bridge the Gap between Personality Traits and Collaborative Learning Roles, N.28, pp. 124 - 144, abstractdownload