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Marisa Ponti

Senior Lecturer

Dept. of Applied IT, Division of Learning, Communication &
Visiting address
Forskningsgången 6
41756 Göteborg
Postal address
41296 Göteborg

About Marisa Ponti

Associate Professor in Informatics

Research Areas

  • Data, Data Infrastructure and Citizen-Generated Data
  • Human Computation in Citizen Science
  • Citizen Science and Sustainability

My current research focuses on the design of machine-human cooperation to advance collective knowledge for scientific activities and to solve social problems. The methods I focus on to bring together people, data and technology include citizen science, crowdsourcing, peer-to-peer exchange and citizen-generated data.

Active projects:

  • NordicPath: Nordic participatory, healthy and people-centred cities. Funded by NordForsk under the Nordic Programme on Sustainable Urban Development and Smart Cities. 2020-2023. Role: Team Leader. Web site:

  • OptimHum: Optimizing human computation in citizen science (2019-2022). Funded by Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation. Role: PI. Web site:

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