Dr Vitaveska Lanfranchi

PhD

Department of Computer Science

Senior Lecturer

Student Services Liaison

Member of the Organisations, Information and Knowledge (OAK) research group

v.lanfranchi@sheffield.ac.uk
+44 114 222 1865

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Dr Vitaveska Lanfranchi
Department of Computer Science
Regent Court
211 Portobello
Sheffield
S1 4DP
Profile

Dr. Vitaveska Lanfranchi is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Computing in the Organisations Information and Knowledge (OAK) research group. She has a first degree in Communication Science from the University of Turin, Italy and a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Turin, Italy.

After receiving her PhD she started working as a Research Associate in the OAK Group in 2004. In 2014 she started a 3-years secondment period as CEO of K-Now ltd., a University of Sheffield spin-off company.

Research interests

Her research has a fundamental interdisciplinary nature, and has developed both in industry and in academia. It concerns the intersection among ubiquitous computing, knowledge capture and visualisation and human computer interaction in fields as diverse emergency response, mobility, smart cities, manufacturing, aerospace and more recently wellbeing.

Her research focuses on user participatory design methods to develop novel methodologies and interfaces for ubiquitous and mobile computing.

Grants

Current grants

  • Mobilise-D, EC H2020, 04/2019 - 03/2024, £1,227,496, as Co-PI
  • Early detection of Papilloedema and Diabetic Retinopathy, Innovate UK, 11/2018 - 09/2019, £58,611, as PI

Previous grants

Professional activities

Member of the OAK research group