Professor in Computing and Informatics, Bournemouth University

Raian is a Professor in Computing at Bournemouth University, UK. He received his PhD in Software Engineering from the University of Trento, Italy. His research focuses on the engineering of digital motivation solutions (Gamification, Persuasive Technology, Incentive Centred Design, etc.), the elicitation and management of transparency requirements in information systems as well as the design of systems which are receptive and responsive to the feedback of their users, preferably called citizens. Raian has a keen interest in software designs and development processes to help users in combatting Digital Addiction including gaming, social media and gambling. He has been a holder of a European FP7 Marie Curie Grant on the Engineering of Socially-Adaptive Systems (the SOCIAD Project 2013-2017). He is leading the EROGamb project funded by GambleAware and Bournemouth University and meant to enable a more intelligent and real-time behavioural awareness technique to prevent and combat problem gambling. Raian is a founder and coordinator of the Engineering and SOcial informaTICS Research Group (ESOTICS) a Bournemouth University.


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    Professor in Computing, Bournemouth University