matera09670 Maristella Matera – Associate Professor

Office: Politecnico di Milano – Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria (DEIB),
Via Ponzio, 34/5, 20133, MILANO.

Tel.:  ++39.02.2399.3408 – Fax: ++39.02.2399.3411 Email: maristella.matera@polimi.it

Short Bio. Maristella Matera received a “Laurea” Degree in Computer Science (cum laude) from the University of Bari in 1994 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Automation Engineering from Politecnico di Milano in 2000. At the beginning of her academic career, she was awarded several fellowships to support her research work at Italian and foreign institutions. In particular, in 1996 she was visiting researcher at the Graphics, Visualization, and Usability Center, at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA). In 2002 she achieved a position as an assistant professor at DEIB, then in 2010 as an associate professor at the same department.

Maristella’s research focuses on aspects at the intersection between Web Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction, with emphasis on design methods and tools for Web application development, and specifically concentrates on Web mashups design, context-awareness, advanced interaction paradigms for the design of IoT systems, Web-based collaborative processes, Web usage analysis, quality of web applications. She is the author of about 200 papers and four books. She organized several international events related to the field of Web Engineering and HCI. She is Associate Editor for the journals “Future Generation Computer Systems” (Elsevier) and  “ACM Transactions on the Web”. She regularly serves as a Program Committee member of several international conferences, and as a reviewer for international journals. She teaches courses on Interaction Design and Computer Science Fundamentals.

Maristella is chair of SIGCHI Italy, the Italian chapter of the ACM Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction.