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  • 5+ years of research experience in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) in industry and academia. ​

  • Research projects include human-centred approaches to explore mental wellbeing practices, and the design of multi-sensory brain-computer interfaces to support self-regulation strategies.

  • Broad publication record in premiere international conferences and journals such as CHI, DIS and JMIR.

  • Teaching experience: lectures in HCI, mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate projects.

  • Awarded Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher PhD Fellowship at the interdisciplinary consortium of AffecTech, partners including: the European Commission, the NHS and international universities and industry. 

  • Best paper honourable mention award at DIS2020 and CHI2019, BSc thesis and MSc award for research track.

  • Reviewer for a wide range of HCI conferences and journals.

  • Creative technology projects awarded with a Cannes Lions Innovation Award and a Best Launch Webby Award.




2017 - Curr.


PhD Candidate in Computer Science

School of Computing and Communications

Lancaster University, UK

2016 - 2017 


MsC in Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media

Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona, Spain

Awarded with a Catalunya – La Pedrera Masters of Excellence Scholarship for research focus

2011 - 2016    


BsC in Multimedia Engineering

La Salle Barcelona, Universitat Ramón Llull, Spain

Awarded with a Balsells Scholarship to conduct a research-based thesis at University of Colorado


Professional Experience

Sept. '17 - Curr.


Research Associate  --  H2020 AffecTech ESR, Lancaster University

· Investigation of novel interactive mindfulness technologies for mental health, within the interdisciplinary project of AffecTech (

· Supervisor of undergraduate and post-graduate student thesis and internships.

· Organizer and facilitator of public engagement events and workshops.

Supervisor: Prof. Corina Sas

Jan. - Feb. '19            


Visiting Researcher  --  Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan

· Interdisciplinary collaboration with Prof. Giuseppe Riva’s research group to explore the usage of biofeedback and mindfulness-based interventions in clinical psychology.

Oct. '16 - Aug. '17     


Research Assistant  --  CMTeach Lab, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

· Development of the master’s final thesis investigating the physiological effects of socialization in a full-body interaction virtual environment in children with autism.

Supervisors: Ciera Crowell, Dr. Narcís Parés

Jan. - July '16 (Internship)     &     Jan. - Aug. '17 (Freelance)          


Creative Technologist  --  Xavi's Lab, Glassworks Barcelona

· Design and development of creative interactive experiences for advertisement.

Awarded with a Bronze in Innovation at the Cannes Lions Festival and a Best Launch Webby Award

Aug. - Dec. '15           


Undergraduate Research Assistant  --  University of Colorado at Boulder

· Exploration of the design of innovative 3D printing techniques to facilitate the creation of interactive figures.

· Technology instructor for Elementary School children and 'Girls Who Code'.

Supervisors: Jeeeun Kim, Dr. Tom Yeh

Sept. '14 - June '15   


Multimedia Programmer  --  MasQueLearning, Barcelona

· Design and development of interactive transmedia e-learning courses. 


Key events



STEM Challenge Day  --  Lancaster University, UK

Organizer and facilitator of the STEM Challenge Day with local Secondary School students at Lancaster University, including a workshop for prototyping affective interfaces with biofeedback+thermal paint.


Stakeholders & Public Engagement Workshops  --  Lancaster, UK

Organizer and facilitator of public workshops to disseminate AffecTech's research with local groups & charities.


Digital Wellbeing Workshop  --  CHI 2019, Glasgow

Participation in the "Designing for Digital Wellbeing" workshop at CHI 2019.


Neurofeedback - Biofeedback Federation Event  --  Cardiff, UK

Participation in the BCIA Neurofeedback Course by the Biofeedback Federation CIC.



Slowstorming Somaesthetics Workshop  --  Mixed Reality Lab, Nottingham University

Participation in the ”Slowstorming somaesthetics:  designing from the body experience” workshop at the Mixed Reality Lab in Nottingham with the Somaesthetics re-search group from KTH (Sweden).


Reflexive Ethnography Course  --  CHI 2018, Montréal

Participation in the course at CHI 2018 by Amon Rapp: ”Reflexive Ethnographies in Human-Computer Interaction: Theory and Practice".



Sónar Innovation Challenge Hackathon  --  Sónar+D Barcelona

Participant with Affective tech <3 shared music experiences by Teosto Futures Lab and the Nemo project.

Design and development of a set of interactive chairs that measured user's physiological signals through bananas (the fruit!) and created creative audiovisuals to show synchrony during shared music experiences.


Support Teacher at NGO Caritas  --  Cardedeu, Barcelona

Support teacher for children at risk of social exclusion in my hometown.



Girls Who Chode  --  Boulder, Colorado

Technology instructor.





   Awarded Honorable Mention   Daudén Roquet, C., & Sas, C. (2020, July). Body Matters: Exploration of the Human Body as a Resource for the Design of Technologies for Meditation. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (pp. 533-546). 


   Daudén Roquet, C., & Sas, C. (2020, March). A Scoping Review of Interactive Mindfulness Technologies for Mental Wellbeing: Considerations from HCI and Psychology. In 25th annual international CyberPsychology, CyberTherapy & Social Networking Conference. 


   Qu, C., Sas, C., Roquet, C. D., & Doherty, G. (2020). Functionality of top-rated mobile apps for depression: Systematic search and evaluation. JMIR mental health, 7(1), e15321.



  Awarded Honorable Mention   Sanches, P., Janson, A., Karpashevich, P., Nadal, C., Qu, C., Daudén Roquet, C., ... & Sas, C. (2019, May). HCI and Affective Health: Taking stock of a decade of studies and charting future research directions. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-17).


   Daudén Roquet, C., & Sas, C. (2019, May). Digital Wellbeing: Evaluating Mandala Coloring Apps. In 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.



   Daudén Roquet, C., & Sas, C. (2018, April). Evaluating mindfulness meditation apps. In Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1-6).



   Daudén Roquet, C. (2017, June). Investigating the physiological effects of social initiation in a full body interaction virtual environment in children with autism. Master Thesis, Cognitive Systems and Interactive Media, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.



   Daudén Roquet, C., Kim, J., & Yeh, T. (2016, June). 3D Folded PrintGami: transforming passive 3D printed objects to interactive by inserted paper origami circuits. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 187-191).

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