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 Augmented/Virtual Reality, Game-based Learning, AI in Eudcation and Persuasive Technology (h-index: 19, citations: 1230+). She is an Associate Editor of Int J Human-Computer Studies, Virtual Reality Springer, Games for Health, Frontiers in VR/Digital Health and is on the Editorial Board of several other journals and is one of the Programme Chairs for PERSUASIVE 2022. Before joining UQ, she directed 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.