Artist | Activist | Author | Academic
Phd. Scholar - University of Wollongong, Australia
Visiting Researcher - Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
BA (Fine Art) (Honours) - Curtin University, Australia
BA (Education) - Edith Cowan University, Australia
- Emerging technologies
- Wearable Computing
- Ethics and Social Implications
- Privacy, Security and the Law
- Data Science and Management
INTERESTS / EXPERTISE
- Wearable technology
- Implantable teachnology
- Educational technology
- Social Media
Alexander Hayes is a Phd scholar at the University of Wollongong, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS), School of Information Systems & Technology (SISAT). He has had industry experience in information systems, data sciences and web development with industry, government, not-for-profit in the arts, education, justice and welfare sectors.
Hayes is a visiting Researcher at Aalto University, LeGroup, Media Lab, Finland and Professional Associate with the College of Adjuncts at the University of Canberra, INSPIRE Centre. He researches the social implications of emergent technologies with a focus on ethics and data sovereignty. Associated research interests include social media, networked & mobile learning, unmanned aerial systems, policing, privacy, state-society relations and national security.
His research is contributing to how academics and practitioners alike think critically about innovations such as Google Glass and related wearable technologies. As a web developer at the University of Wollongong he supports the Transnational Communication Community of Practice (TCCOP) and lectures in Social Informatics and the Workplace (ISIT203).
UOW Blog - Author
Transnational Communication COP - Web Developer / Service Design
University of Canberra, INSPIRE Centre - Professional Associate
IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology - Administrator
IEEE ISTAS13 Conference Site - Administrator
Technology & Society - Author / Administrator
Uberveillance - Author / Administrator
You can access my CV as a [ Google Document ]
#realstory - an autobiographical journey through my life.