Dr. Sonja Pedell
Assoc. Professor, Director - Future Self and Design Living Lab,
& Interaction Design for the Ageing
Sonja Pedell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Digital Media Design at Swinburne University of Technology since January 2012 and the Director of the Future Self and Design Living Lab hosted by the CDI. Sonja is contributing extensive knowledge of human-computer interaction (HCI) and research methods to the teaching of digital media and communication design. Her research interests are user-centred design methods, scenario-based and mobile design, agent-based modelling, domestic technology development, and the design of engaging novel technologies for various user groups, in particular for the ageing population. Sonja holds a Masters of Psychology from the Technical University of Berlin (Germany) and was employed as an Interaction Designer, Usability Consultant and Product Manager in industry for several years.
Assoc. Prof. Sonja Pedell Publications