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Eleonora Mencarini

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Short bio

Eleonora is a Post-Doctoral researcher. She graduated from her PhD in June 2018 with a thesis on "Designing Wearables for Climbing: Integrating the Practice and the Experience Perspectives of Outdoor Adventire sports". Moreover, she holds a MA in Communication Science from the University of Siena (Italy)

Currently, she pursues her research line on wearable technology for outdoor sports with the project Across (Augmented Communication for Outdoor Sports) funded by the Caritro Foundation (grant n. SG 1939/17 – Rif. Int. 2017.0333).

Research interests
Co-design Embodiment Wearable devices

Mencarini E., Rapp A., Tirabeni L., Zancanaro M. (2019, August). "Designing Wearable Systems for Sport: A Review of Trends and Opportunities in Human-Computer Interaction". In IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 49 (4), pp. 314-325.

Mencarini E., Leonardi C., Cappelletti A., Giovanelli D., De Angeli A., Zancanaro M. (2019, April). "Co-Designing Wearable Devices for Sports: The Case Study of Sport Climbing". In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 124, pp. 26-43.

Wozniak, P., Fedosov A., Mencarini E., Knaving K. (2017, June). "Soil, Rock and Snow: On Designing for Information Sharing in Outdoors Sports". In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems - DIS'17, pp. 611-623, ACM.

Mencarini, E., Leonardi, C., De Angeli, A., & Zancanaro, M. (2016, October). "Design Opportunities for Wearable Devices in Learning to Climb". In Proceedings of the 9th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - NordiCHI'16. ACM. (PDF)