Elena Márquez

researcher at Department of Informatics and Media

+4618-471 1041
Visiting address:
Ekonomikum (plan 3), Kyrkogårdsg. 10
Postal address:
Box 513
751 20 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Elena Márquez Segura's research revolves around designing and evaluating playful embodied interactive experiences or activities, like game and game-like systems that feature the moving body, and in which the socio-spatial seting are key for the interaction. Elena's mixed background grants her the possibility to engage in design with a balanced user and technology perspective. She has extensive experience in designing and conducting user studies.

My courses


Elena Márquez Segura moved to Stockholm at the end of 2008 to do an erasmus program, while she was studying her last years of Telecommunication Engineering (BEng & MEng. degree) at Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros (Sevilla University). After her erasmus year, she stayed at KTH studying a master in Interactive Systems Engineering, within the field of HCI (Human and Computer interaction). At the end of the program, she started her master thesis in Mobile Life Centre with Annika Waern as her supervisor. She worked in Mobile Life since 2010 as a research assistant, to become, at the end of 2011, a PhD student, also supervised by Annika Waern. In 2013, Elena wrote her PhD licentiate thesis and started working at Uppsala University, where she will complete her PhD.


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