Irene-Angelica Chounta is an assistant professor in the University of Tartu holding a joint position between the Institute of Education and the Institute of Computer Science. Her research focuses on computational learning analytics for modeling learners’ behavior to provide adaptive and personalized feedback.
Irene was born in Athens, Greece. She studied Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Patras, where she completed her PhD on Educational Technologies and Human-Computer Interaction. From 2016 to 2018, she worked at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA) with Prof. Bruce McLaren. From 2014 to 2016, Irene worked in the Collide Group at the Department of Computational and Cognitive Sciences, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) with Prof. Ulrich H. Hoppe.
Currently she serves as a co-chair for the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Communications Committee. She is also long-standing member of the Society of Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR), ACM and IEEE.