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
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 (www.affectech.org).
· 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.
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
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).