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Davinia Hernández-LeoDirector
Davinia Hernández-Leo is Lecturer at the Information and Communitations Technologies Department of UPF, the Director of the Unit for Teaching Quality and Innovation of the UPF Polytechnic School, and the coordinator of the educational technologies research line of the Interactive Technologies Group (GTI). Davinia was previously a member of the GSIC/EMIC multidisciplinary group at the University of Valladolid. She was also a visiting Research Fellow (2006) at the Educational Technology Expertise Centre of the OUNL. (Follow this link for an extended version of her CV).
Office 55.408 — Communications Campus Poblenou Tanger Building — Tel. 93 542 14 28 — davinia.hernandez at upf.edu
Verónica Moreno OliverPedagogue
With an undergraduate degree in Pedagogy from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), she worked for four years giving support to the Pilot Plan of Pedagogy of this same institution. She holds a graduate degree in Education Research from UAB (September 2009) and she dedicated her final project to the definition of a professional profile, particulary the IT engineer. She forms part of USQUID of the ESUP since July 2008, giving support and actively collaborating in the school’s projects of innovation in education.
Office 55.307 — Communications Campus Poblenou Tanger Building — Tel. 93 542 29 81 — veronica.moreno at upf.edu
Melanie Torres BisbalStudent support staff
Melanie Torres Bisbal is a of student of two degrees which means that she is studying both a Bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Systems Engineering as well as a Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences. She forms part of the USQUID carrying out supporting tasks as much on the web as in the project linked to the creation of educational videos and academic support.
Office 51.006 — Communications Campus Poblenou La Nau Building — Tel. 93 542 15 19 — meltobis at gmail.com
Miriam Calvera IsabalStudent support staff
Miriam Calvera Isabal is studying Bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Systems Engineering at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She in joining the USQUID to carry out tasks of academic video recording.
Office 51.006 — Communications Campus Poblenou La Nau Building — Tel. 93 542 15 19
Ainhoa García GonzálezStudent support staff
Ainhoa García González is a Bachelor’s degree student in Translation and Interpreting at University Pompeu Fabra. She joined the USQUID to carry out the task of translating and revising texts.
Office 51.006 — Communications Campus Poblenou La Nau Building — Tel. 93 542 15 19
Laia Blanco RamonStudent support staff
Laia Blanco is currently studying last year of Pedagogy degree at Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona. She joined the USQUID as a trainee to realise and collaborate in the study and analysis of the ESUP extracurricular practices system.
Office 51.006 — Communications Campus Poblenou La Nau Building — Tel. 93 542 15 19
Iris OrtegaStudent support staff
Iris Ortega is currently studying last year of Pedagogy degree at Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona and third course of Primary Education degree at the same university. She joined the USQUID as a trainee to give a pedagogical support in a differents tasks related with actions and projects coordinated by the Unit.
Office 51.006 — Communications Campus Poblenou La Nau Building — Tel. 93 542 15 19

Equipo USQUID ESUP


Eduard MartínStudent support staff
He is part of the first graduating class in Pedagogy from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2009-2013). His Final Project is entitled "Down Syndrome and Learning Rhythms". His tasks in USQUID-ESUP are focused on giving educational support at different levels, depending on the needs.
Vicenç Gascó CastrilloFormer Member
Vicenç Gascó Castrillo is studying Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He regularly participates in software and web development projects as freelance collaborator. He is joining USQUID to carry out support tasks, specially those related to the Unit's website and software.
Laia AlbóFormer Member
Laia Albo is a student of Bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Systems Engineering at Pompeu Fabra University. Currently, she is in her fourth year and she is developing her final project of Grade "Interactive Game to help children with autism to learn basic social skills." She joined USQUID to support the project linked in creating educational films and academic support (both for teachers and students) of the Introduction to ICT course.
Irene CampsFormer Member
With an undergraduate degree in Pedagogy from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2008-2012) and studying aPostgraduate in Human Resources Direction Irene Camps is now working as a human resources assisstant in a temporarywork agency. She did her undergraduate internship at the USQUID-ESUP in 2010-2012 where she continued with a fellowship in 2012-2013.
Alba Magallón BaroFormer Member
Alba Magallón Baro is a student of Bachelor's degree in Audiovisual Systems Engineering at Pompeu Fabra University. She participates as an intern to support tasks such as preparing broadcast material USQUID-ESUP unit and as an assistant to record teaching materials for the unit.
Mara BalestriniFormer Member
Mara Balestrini is a member of the Interactive Technologies Group (GTI), where she researches on HCI and Computing Supported Collaborative Learning. She holds a bachelors degree in Audiovisual Communications, a postgraduate degree in Media Arts and a MSc in Cognitive systems and Interactive media (Universitat Pompeu Fabra). She has worked as a digital and video journalist, has been a university lecturer and a media-artist. She's a strategic planner at Ideas for Change and a new media adviser at CCCB Lab.
Fidel Montesino PuértolasFormer Member
A student of Superior Engineering specializing in Computer Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. He has worked for two and a half years as a PHP programmer in a company dedicated to the Web. He is joining USQUID in order to lend support in the design of the Unit’s webpage.
Liana Egiazarian Former Member
Liana Egiazarian holds undergraduate degrees in Translation and Interpretation (2004-2008) and in Linguistics and New Technologies (2006-2008) from UPF. She received a grant in order to collaborate, in the same institution, in a project of educational innovation (2006-2007). She is currently earning her Master’s degree in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language at the UB, from where she also received a Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude (CAP). She has registered for the current academic year in a doctorate programme offered by the UPF in "Linguistic Communication and Multilingual Mediation". She joins the USQUID lending support in the translation of the Unit’s webpage.
Anna Díaz VicarioFormer Member
A graduate in Pedagogy from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Anna is currently studying for her Master’s degree in Education Research at the same institution.
Rebecca LaraFormer Member
Rebecca holds an undergraduate degree in Linguistics and Spanish Philology from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is a graduate student at the UPF earning her Master’s degree in Linguistics, specializing in Language Learning, and preparing her thesis on the acquisition of second language phonology. She joins USQUID in lending translation support for the Unit’s webpage.
Silvia Giménez DomínguezFormer Member
Silvia Giménez Domínguez holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering in Computer Systems from Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She wrote her final project on e-learning for adults in new technologies through the Moodle platform. She collaborated with USQUID from March 2009 until September 2009 creating the Unit's webpage.