Curriculum Vitae

Work experience

  • Lecturer and Coordinator of Music Technology (Jan 2019 - current)
    School of Music, University of Auckland
  • Director of Research (July 2019- current)
    School of Music, University of Auckland
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Feb 2016 - Jan 2019)
    Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Feb 2015 - Feb 2016)
    Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento

Education

  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (Sep 2016 - Sep 2017)
    Certificate in Learning and Teaching, Queen Mary University of London
  • PhD in Information and Communication Technologies (Nov 2010 - Jan 2015)
    Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento
  • MSc in Intelligent and Multimedia Systems (Sep 2006, Dec 2009)
    Dept. of Computer Science and Dept. of Medicine, University of Verona
  • MSc in Biomedical Data Processing and Medical Imaging (Jan 2007 - Jan 2008)
    Dept.of Computer Science and Dept. of Medicine, University of Verona
  • BSc in Information Technology (Sep 2002- Dec 2006)
    Dept. of Computer Science, University of Verona

Teaching and supervision

Research funds

  • [PI] – Faculty Research Development Fund (FRDF) (2019) – “Exploring Design Methods for Augmented Musical /instruments” – Awarded by the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries of the University of Auckland
  • [PI] – Seal of Excellence, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (2017) – “Artificial Intelligence Augmented Instruments” – Awarded by the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Conference organisation

Reviewing

  • I regularly serve in the program committee of several international conferences
  • I regularly review and metareview for HCI and Music
    • journals (e.g. Frontiers: Performance studies, Arts, IJHCS, Transactions on Affective Computing, MDPI, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing)
    • conferences (e.g. CHI, CSCW, NIME, SMC, Audio Mostly, CIM, DIS, INTERACT*, OZCHI, IDC, BritishHCI, CHITaly, AVI, IUI).

Awards

  • Honorable Mention award (top 5%) (2020) – “My Library Has Just Been Obliterated”: Producing New Norms of Use Via Software Update” by F. Morreale and M.Eriksson at CHI 2020
  • Italy Made Me Award Winner (2018) – Physics and Engineering field – prize in recognition of innovative research conducted by Italian researchers, who received part of their education in Italy and conducted research in a UK university
  • COLLAB Competition Winner (2018) —- Cembalo Scrivano (by Giacomo Lepri and Fabio Morreale) received the first price award for the Best Interactive Installation
  • Best paper award (2018) – “Democratising DMIs: the relationship of expertise and control intimacy” by R. Jack, J. Harrison, F. Morreale and A. McPherson at NIME 2018 (only 1 paper received this award)
  • Special Recognitions for Outstanding Reviews – at CHI 2020, CHI 2019, INTERACT 2019