ALEXANDROVA, EVGUENIA STOILOVA
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Nia Alexandrov is currently a HPC Professional Training and PG (Post-Graduate) Studies Coordinator at BSC, Barcelona. She has over 11 years experience as PG Studies Coordinator and Research Assistant at the School of Systems Engineering and ACET (Advanced Computing and Emerging Technologies) Centre at the University of Reading and now at BSC. She coordinated the MSc Program in Network Centred Computing, the ERASMUS MUNDUS Joint MSc in Network and E-Business Centred Computing and the Computational Science MSc by Research. She teaches Research Skills and Implementation of Technologies in the Learning Process at postgraduate level. She has created the Transferable Skills subject modules for Computer Science students, she designed and implemented team assignments and projects in the areas of Network Computing and Computational Science at Post-Graduate level. She was Co-organiser of the Workshop: “Next Generation of e-Learning” at ICL Conference, 2005-2009 Villach Austria and 2010 at Hasselt, Belgium.
Her research is in the area of collaborative work and e-learning. She is involved in curricula development, e-learning methodology and methodology for evaluation of on-line and blended learning courses on several EC e-learning projects. She was a member of the Career Space consortium and was involved with multidisciplinary curricula design at the Innovation Value Institute HE working group. She was lead researcher in the GENIUS EC project developing novel pedagogical approaches for e-learning, on the E-LANE EC project, developing novel methodology for distributed e-learning and principal investigator in ACET on the VALUE and ACCESS projects (Partnership building and mutual valorisation among Overseas and European Universities.), funded by EC under Erasmus Mundus program, Action 4 – Enhancing Attractiveness. Currently she is involved in PRACE, Severo Ochoa, RISC and EUBrazilOpenBio EC projects and is the coordinator of PRACE Advanced Training Centre at BSC.