Ainoa Abella, PhD

Professor of the Degree in Design and the Degree in Industrial Design Engineering and Researcher at Elisava Research

Ainoa holds a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and a degree in Industrial Design Engineering from Elisava (2015). In 2015 she studied the Master’s Degree in Teacher Training for Compulsory Secondary Education and Vocational Training – specialising in Technology at Blanquerna (URL).

She is currently a lecturer and scientific researcher within the Decoding Well-being research line at Elisava Research, where she participates in academic and private research projects with companies; and collaborates with both national and international institutions.

Her work and publications focus on the parameterisation of emotions, well-being and perception of materials, through kansei engineering and the application of statistics and data visualisation in design.