Professor and ARC Future Fellow, University of Sydney

Rafael Calvo is Professor at the University of Sydney, ARC Future Fellow and Director of the Wellbeing Technologies Lab.

He worked at the Language Technology Institute in Carnegie Mellon University, Universidad Nacional de Rosario (Argentina) and on sabbaticals at the University of Cambridge and the University of Memphis. Rafael also has worked as an Internet consultant for projects in the US, Australia, Brasil, and Argentina. He is the recipient of 5 teaching awards for his work on learning technologies, and the author of two books and many publications in the fields of learning technologies, affective computing and computational intelligence.
Rafael is Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Affective Computing and co-author of “Positive Computing” (MIT Press) with Dorian Peters. Rafael has also been Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies and the Journal of Medical Internet Research Human Factors (JMIR-HF).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, University of Sydney
  • 2015–present
    Future Fellow, Australian Research Council

Education

  • 2000 
    Universidad Nacional de Rosario, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2017
    Get A Move On NetworkPlus
    Role:
    AI
    Funding Source:
    UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • 2015
    Well@Work. Wellbeing in the Workplace
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Beyondblue
  • 2013
    Linking virtual clinic and wellbeing centre
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Young and Well CRC
  • 2013
    Learning Environments Across Disciplines (LEADS): Supporting Technology Rich Learning across Disciplines
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SCHRCA)
  • 2012
    Comprehensive support for collaborative writing: visualising argument, text and process structures
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC - DP
  • 2011
    Measuring the impact of feedback on the writing process and learning outcomes
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    Google
  • 2006
    Using machine Learning and automated document analysis methods to support English composition training
    Role:
    CI
    Funding Source:
    ARC - DP

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE

Research Areas

  • Computer Human Interaction (080602)
  • Educational Technology And Computing (130306)
  • Biomedical Instrumentation (090303)