Dr. Melanie Baljko, Investigator Knowledge Mobilization
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University
Dr. Baljko is a faculty member in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department, York University, and Director of the Practices in Enabling Technologies (PiET) Lab. Her research program focuses on assistive technology and accessibility of the web and of learning technologies; critical technology design & critical making; interaction and experience design (HCI & HHC); medical robotics and rehabilitation technology, medical/clinical information visualization, and tangible interfaces. She is also a full member of the graduate programs in Science & Technology Studies, Critical Disability Studies, Digital Media, and Interdisciplinary Studies. She is an Affiliate Scientist at the University Health Network – Toronto Rehabiliation Institute, where she acts as a member of the Communication Research Team.