✉️ fvitale (at) cs.ubc.ca
What I’m doing now
- I’m a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.
- I am studying how people take care of their digital data across time.
- My supervisor is Dr. Joanna McGrenere.
What I did before
- Double degree MSc in Human-Computer Interaction and Design from Université Paris-Saclay in France & KTH in Sweden.
- Master thesis with Wendy Mackay and Joanna McGrenere at the ex)situ lab in Paris.
- Graduated in 2016 with “mention très bien” (equivalent to “summa cum laude” / “Highest Honors”).
- 2-year excellence scholarship from the EIT Digital Master School (organizer of the master programme).
- BSc in Computer Science from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Italy.
- Between degrees, I have worked as a web developer.
- I love writing! And scripted TV.
- I used to be an editor for Serialmente and BadTV, two Italian online publications about TV. I wrote reviews and articles for several years.
- In 2012, I organized Censimento TV, an independent survey about TV viewing habits and streaming in Italy.