Dr. Johan Lundin was born in Göteborg, Sweden in 1975. He currently works as associate professor at the Department of Applied IT, IT Faculty, University of Gothenburg. He holds a MSc in informatics (2000) and a Ph.D. in informatics (2005) from University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In 2012 Lundin was appointed associate professor in applied IT at University of Gothenburg.
Johan is interested in how information technology changes the conditions and possibilities for learning and knowing. He explore the technology in action, conducting empirical and design oriented studies concerned with the analysis of how IT feature in social action and interaction. He researches the use of IT in educational practices, IT support for competence management at workplaces, and conduct design oriented research developing IT for learning and education. In particular he is interested in the use of mobile IT. His research have been conducted in close cooperations with several private and public organizations.
Johan has been engaged in teaching and supervision on bachelor, masters and research level since 2001. He has supervised bachelor, masters and PhDs theses. He regularly gives lectures to both academia and practitioners on his research.
In 2007 Johan was appointed as one of the members in the Linneaus Center for Research on Learning, Interaction, and Mediated Communication in Contemporary Society (LinCS). The center is financed by the Swedish Research Council.
In 2008 Johan was asked to be part of coordinating a new university wide initiative on interactive learning – using IT and pedagogical methods to explore and enhance the possibilities for learning at University of Gothenburg.
In 2011 Johan was appointed Head of the Division of Learning, communication and IT at the Department of Applied IT. In 2011 Johan was also appointed as a board member of the teacher education board at University of Gothenburg.
In 2012 Johan was promoted to Associate Professor in applied information technology at University of Gothenburg.
In 2015 Johan was appointed as the project manager for the University of Gothenburg part of the collaborative project DigitaL – Learning in a digitalised region, a university cooperation research project common between University of Gothenburg and University West.
Institutionen för tillämpad IT, SE-412 96 Göteborg