University of Padova

Daniel Jaime Kerrigan

Daniel Jaime Kerrigan

Daniel Jaime Kerrigan

University of Padova
Department of General Psychology
Via Venezia, 8
35131, Padova (Italy)
E-mail: Daniel.J.Kerrigan@gmail.com

Extended CV

Research interests

– Human-Computer Interaction
– Cognitive Ergonomics
– Usability Evaluation
– Cybertherapy
– Virtual Reality

– Energy Awareness

– Persuasive Technologies
– Videogames for rehabilitation and healthcare

Projects

– BeAware

Boosting energy awarenesswith adaptive real-time environments, IP European Funded Project, coordinated by Giulio Jacucci – Helsinki University of Technology (2008 – present)

– Wii Rehabilitation

A study that investigates Physical and Cognitive rehabilitation for patients that suffered from TBI and Stroke with commercial and custom built video games.

– SuperFeet

An ergonomical evaluation study of a Wireless Hand Free Navigation System for Virtual Environments.

Education

2009. Second level graduate (Masters) in Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Behavioral Neurosciences, University of Padua (Italy), with a dissertation about cognitive ergonomics, entitled “Towards Smart Metering: a usability study of the new Enels smart meters” (Supervisor: Prof. Gamberini Luciano)

2007-2008. Participant for the Excange abroad program between Padua and the University of California San Diego, with Internship at the Virtual Reality Medical Center of San Diego (CA).
2007: First-level graduate (Bachelors) in Cognitive and Psychobiological Sciences, University of Padua (Italy), with a dissertation about cognitive ergonomics, entitled ‘Step by Step: an ergonomic evaluation of a wireless hand-free navigation system for virtual environments’ (Supervisor: Prof. Gamberini Luciano).
2004. High School Diploma at the Scientific High School “Istituto Studium”of Milano (Italy).

Software and programming languages

– Office Suite: Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org, Apple iWork
– Statistical software: R, SPSS, Statistica
– Computer Graphic: Adobe Photoshop CS4, Corel Painter XI, Adobe Lightroom2, Aperture 3, 3D Studio Max

– Video Analysis: Noldus the Observer XT 8.0

– Operative Systems: Windows, Ubuntu Linux, Mac OSX.

Conventions

2008. Poster Session Relator during Cybertherapy 2008 Changing the Face of Healthcare, San Diego (CA), 23-25 June on: Evaluation of the Nintendo Wii for Physical Exercise and Rehabilitation.

2007. Relator during CHItaly ’07, Padova, 28/30 June on SUPER-FEET: Usability Analysis of a Wireless Hand-Free Navigation System for Virtual Environments

Publications (Peer reviewed journals)

Kerrigan, D. J., Chen, H., Wiederhold, M. D., Gamberini, L., Wiederhold, B. K., (2008). Evaluation of the Nintendo Wii for Physical Exercise and Rehabilitation. Abstracts from CyberTherapy 13 June 23–25 2008, San Diego, California CyberPsychology & Behavior. February 2009, Vol. 12, No. 1: 81-112. .

Kerrigan, D. J., Chen, H., Wiederhold, M. D., Gamberini, L., Wiederhold, B. K., (2008). Evaluation of the Nintendo Wii for Physical Exercise and Rehabilitation Annual Review of Cybertherapy and Telemedicine. Volume 6 year 2008 ISSN: 1554-8716. Advanced Technologies in the Behavioral Social and Neurosciences. Abstracts from CyberTherapy 13 June 23–25 2008, San Diego, Ca, USA pg 185.

Chapters

Rey Solaz B., Lozano J. A., Alcaiz R. M., Gamberini L., Calvet M., Kerrigan D., and Martino F. (2007). Super-Feet: A Wireless Hand-free Navigation System for Virtual Environments. In Randall Shumaker (Ed.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4563: Virtual Reality, Proceedings of the Second International Conference, ICVR 2007 (pp. 348-357). Held as part of HCI International 2007, Beijing, China, July 22-27, 2007. Heidelberg: Springer.

Proceedings

Gamberini, L., Jacucci, G., Spagnolli, A., Bjorkskog, C., Kerrigan, D., Chalambalakis, A., Zamboni, L., Valentina, G., Corradi, N., Zappaterra, P., Bosetti, G.(2009). “Technologies to improve energy conservation in households: The users’ perspective”. First European Conference on Energy Efficiency and Behavior, October 18-20, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Rey Solaz B., Lozano J. A., Alcaniz M., Gamberini L., Spagnolli A., Calvet M., Kerrigan D., Martino F. (2007). Super-Feet: A Wireless Hand-free Navigation System for Virtual Environments. HCI’07, July 22-27, Beijing (China)

Juan, M. C. ,Alcaniz, M., Gamberini, L., Zaragoza, I., Martino, F., Kerrigan, D.,Davide, F. (2007).Shared Virtual Environment (SVE): A framework for developing social games. Poster presented at ACE ’07, June 13-15, Salzburg (AU).

Martino, F., Kerrigan, D., Gamberini L., Rey Solaz, B., Lozano, J., Alcaniz, M. (2007). SUPER-FEET: Usability analysis of a Wireless Hand-Free Navigation System for Virtual Environments. CHItaly ’07, Padova, May 28-30, Padova (Italy).

Awards

The 2nd Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./CyberPsychology and Behavior Outstanding Student Poster Award for the poster: Evaluation of the Nintendo Wii for Physical Exercise and Rehabilitation.


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