Assistant Professor and Researcher at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bari
Her research interests are in human-computer interaction, natural language generation, user modeling and agent-based systems. In particular: formal methods in HCI, mobile and pervasive systems, conversational interfaces (embodied conversational agents and social robots), modeling of rational and affective factors of the user during the interaction with an intelligent system. She has published several papers in scientific journals, books and proceedings of international conferences on the above topics. During these year she has been teaching serveral course in the Computer Science Curriculum. In particular:Human Computer Interaction,Intelligent Interfaces,Computer Architecture,Software Agents and MultiAgents systems. She is the coordinator for the EU Erasmus Project for the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bari.