Marcelo Milrad

Marcelo Milrad

Department of Computer Science and Media Technology Faculty of Technology
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Marcelo Milrad is a Full Professor in Media Technology at the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology. He has published over 240 articles in international journals, referenced conferences, books and technical reports. Professors Milrad has given lectures and presentation about work and research in more than 45 countries around the world and have recieved several awards foor his work. 


Professor Milrad teaches undergraduate courses in Media Technology and Computer Science, with a special focus on XML, web 2.0 and mobile technologies. Currently, he is actively involved in teaching Programming for Digital Humanities and also courses on Programming for Teachers. Lately, he has develop toggether with colleagues a master courese introducing Artificial Intelligence to Hearth Care Professionakls. He also teaches doctoral courses in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning.


My current research interests include the areas of Technology-Enhanced Learning (TEL), advanced human-computer interaction and novel uses of Big Data techniques and mobile technologies in the fields of Education & Health Care. Within the field of TEL I conduct reserach that focuses on the design of learning environments to support learning about complex domains, cumputatina thinking education and the development of mobile and wireless applications to support collaborative learning. Professor Milrad conducts his research in very close collaboration with industrial partners and the public sector.

A detailed list of my scientific publications can be found at my Google Scholar profile. 



Marcelo Milrad is the director of the Center for Learning and Knowledge Technologies (CeLeKT) research group. Recently, Dr Milrad has been appointed as co-director of the new established Information Institute  at LNU. Since March 2020, he acts as the main scientific coordinator of LNU´s knowledge environment called Digital Transformations. Dr Milrad is also actively involved also in an initiative at LNU together with colleagues at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities called Digital Humanities. Professor Milrad conducts his research in very close collaboration with industrial partners and the public sector.

During the last years, Milrad has been serving as a program committee member in a number of international scientific conferences such as CSCL, ICALT, WMTE, IRIS and CELDA. He is also an editorial board member in five scientific journals in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning.

Professor Milrad has acted as an executive member of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Learning Technology (LTTC) and he is one of the initiators of the IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Technologies in Education (WMTE). During 2007, he was one of the steering committee members of the Mobile Learning SIG, a research activity that was part of the European Network of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning Kaleidoscope.


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