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Jonas Landgren

Work description

Dr. Jonas Landgren was born in Partille, Sweden in 1971. He currently works as guest lecturer at the Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg. He holds a MSc in informatics (1998) and a Ph.D. in informatics (2007) from University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

His research interests focus on the use and design of mobile
technology and services for crisis and emergency response.
Specifically, Jonas´s research focus on how to design information technology that complies to time-critical and distributed work practices. Jonas’s research has been conducted in collaboration with Gothenburg fire & rescue services, the Swedish Rescue Services Agency as well as Swedish Emergency Management Agency.

Jonas has been engaged in teaching and supervision on masters level since 2003, mainly teaching classes within the Mobile Services program. He is also course manager of “IT-infrastructure” at the master program IT-Management. Jonas regularly gives lectures nationally as well as internationally on his research. He also gives popular presentations on his work for practitioners.

Research projects:

* 2008-2010, Documentation practice in crisis response work. Funded by the post-doctoral program from the Swedish Emergency Management Agency / Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap.

* 2009-2011, Common operating picture(?). Funded by the Swedish Rescue Services Agency / Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap. 


* Conference Chair of the ISCRAM-Conference in Gothenburg May 10th-13th 2009 , Sweden.
* Guest Scientist at SINTEF - Norway on the EMERGENCY research project.
* Scientific reviewer and domain expert at National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA (May 2008)

In media:

Dagens Nyheter. (dn.se 2009-02-13). Räddningspersonal filmar på olycksplatser.
Sveriges Radio Jämtland (Oktober 2008). Det behövs nya sätt att kommunicera vid kriser. 
Computer Sweden. (2008-02-06). Smartare it kan ge bättre räddning
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Web site

Please visit Jonas Landgrens blog at http://jonaslandgren.blogspot.com

Jonas Landgren

Contact Information

Jonas Landgren

Institutionen för tillämpad IT,
412 96 Göteborg

031-786 2912

Page Manager: Peter Larsson|Last update: 12/17/2009

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