Lucia Rapanotti


I’m the Associate Dean for Curriculum in the Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at the Open University, UK, and a Senior Lecturer in its School of Computing and Communications. I hold a Laurea Cum Laude (Milan, Italy) and a PhD (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK) in Computer Science.

I’m an Editorial Member of Expert Systems, The Journal of Knowledge Engineering and of the IARIA Journal On Advances in Internet Technology, a Chartered Engineer,  Fellow of the BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of BCS ELITE (Effective Leadership in Information Technology).

Previously, I held research positions at Milan University (Italy), Oxford University and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK), I was Editor-in-Chief of Expert Systems, and Secretary of the BCS Requirements Engineering Specialist Group, and External Examiner for the MSc in Computer Science (Software Engineering) at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.  I have published widely in international conferences and journals and I am a member of numerous international programme committees.

Find my academic CV with publications here.