Victoria Palacin

email: mavipasi (at ) mit ( dot) edu | 

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Research Interest: Human-Computer Interaction, Pluriversal Design, Civic Technologies, Civic  Engagement


Research Fellow (Cambridge, USA)

MIT Media Lab – Civic Media | 2019 - ongoing

Researching the influence of human values onto different types of civic technologies.

Doctor of Science (Lappeenranta, Finland)

LUT | 2015 -2020

Researching the influence of psychological constructs onto motives in civic engagement for community mapping initiatives.

Master of Science. Pervasive Computing and Communications for Sustainable Development

Triple Degree Joint European Masters | 2013-2015

Awarded with European Union Erasmus Mundus Master Scholarship

Bsc Degree in Computer Systems Engineering

Santo Toribio de Mogrovejo University (Peru) | 2007-2011


Regional Representative (Europe and Latin-American) - Volunteer

European Commission | 2013 - 2018

Erasmus mundus association representative, in charge of cooperation between Erasmus mundus courses and European delegations in Latin-America.

IT Consultant (Santiago, Chile)

Dentalink | 2013

IT consultant (Translating client requirements into technology solutions) and sales representative for a SaaS product in Latin American dental market.

IT Project Manager Trainee (Mexico City, Mexico)

MCM Telecom | 2012 – 2013

IT Project manager for over 78 transnational telecommunications projects for clients such as Fox TV, Canon, Orange, Hyatt, Nielsen, Cogent, Samsung, ZTE, Huawei



Personal Grants

Travel Grants

Group grants

References available upon request