Alessandra Melonio



is a Researcher on a temporary contract (RTD) at the Smart Data Factory, a technology transfer laboratory of the Faculty of Computer Science of UniBZ. Alessandra Melonio obtained her PhD in computer science with excellence at UniBZ in 2016. She also gained the best PhD student award at the Faculty of Computer Science of UniBZ in 2016. After her degree in Information and Automation Engineering at the University of L’Aquila (2011), she collaborated at the TERENCE, DARE, GAPH, GOST and SOfAa projects, working on gamification and tangible design with and for children, and collaborating with local schools and education bodies of Italy. She co-authored more than 30 international peer-review papers in the area of HCI, e.g., ACM CHI, TEI, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP) . She is regularly part of review panels of top ACM conferences in IDC, e.g., CHI, CHIPlay, IDC, TEI and journals, e.g., MTAP (Springer).