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Konrad Maj

Head of 'HumanTech Center' for Social and Technological Innovation at SWPS University

Bio:

Konrad Maj, PhD, social psychologist, Head of the HumanTech Meetings project, initiator and Head of the HumanTech Center for Social and Technological Innovation at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Warsaw, Poland).  In his research and teaching, he focuses on social influence, media psychology, and innovations. Recently, he has been working on a Human-Robot-Interaction (HRI) projects. From 2013 to 2016 he held the post of Rector’s Representative for Research, focusing on practical application of research results and social innovations. He visited numerous innovation centers, including the Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, the ID+ Research Institute for Design, Media and Culture at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Design Factory at Aalto University, in Finland, to exchange expertise and best practices. At SWPS University, Konrad teaches psychology of social influence, psychology & technology, and innovation.