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Associate Professor - Multimedia Design, Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation
Renata’s career spans across diverse areas related to design and innovation, consistently creating new bridges between creative industries and higher education. She has successfully applied the outcomes of her doctorate research on technological mediation to developing her own innovation methodology that specialized in the design of digital content strategies. In her capacity as both a scholar and entrepreneur, she has helped universities from around the world to re-design their approach to multimedia education in ways that include innovation. She is also an active transdisciplinary researcher, having published 3 books and dozens of peer-reviewed articles on the subject of computational aesthetics. Currently, she is pursuing her second PhD at the University of Melbourne exploring the relationship of Artificial Intelligence to the data semiotics of the self, under the supervision of Dr. Simon Cropper. Her research is part of the Complex Human Data Hub research center, investigating the psychological implications of current innovations in data gathering devices and wearables.