A 'Birds of a Feather' group to discuss what new technology is needed to help autistic people and their families/carers in their day-to-day lives

Led by Roberto Erick Lopez-Herrejon

École de Technologie Supérieure of the University of Quebec

Dr. Roberto Erick Lopez-Herrejon is an Associate Professor at the Department of Software Engineering and Information Technology of the École de Technologie Supérieure of the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada. Prior he was a senior postdoctoral researcher at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. He was an Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Lise Meitner Fellow (2012–2014) at the same institution. From 2008 to 2014 he was an External Lecturer at the Software Engineering Masters Programme of the University of Oxford, England. From 2010 to 2012 he held an FP7 Intra-European Marie Curie Fellowship sponsored by the European Commission. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, funded in part by a Fulbright Fellowship sponsored by the U.S. State Department. From 2005 to 2008, he was a Career Development Fellow at the Software Engineering Centre of the University of Oxford sponsored by Higher Education Founding Council of England (HEFCE). His main expertise is in software customization and software product lines, and he is interested in applying the developments in those areas in assistive technologies for autism.


This discussion group is for autistic people, parents, carers and other stakeholders that would be interested in sharing their experience and telling us about what they need on a day to day basis with regards to new... [ view full abstract ]


Q3 » Discussion group (11:40 - Sunday, 18th September, Tinto room)