Researcher biography

Dr Nilufar (Nell) Baghaei is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE) at The University of Queensland and the Co-Director of the Extended Reality Lab. Her research interests are Virtual/Augmented Reality, Game-based Learning, AI in Eudcation and Persuasive Technology (h-index: 20, citations: 1370+). She is an Associate Editor of Int J Human-Computer Studies, Virtual Reality Springer and Games for Health, is on the Editorial Board/Programme Committee of several other journals and international conferences and acted as a Programme Chairs for PERSUASIVE 2022. Before joining UQ, Nell directed the Extended Reality Lab at Massey University and held multiple leadership positions at ITP sector. Prior to that, she was a researcher at CSIRO, Australia. She received her PhD from the University of Canterbury in 2008.