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Maria Maia
- Maria Maia - Joined April 16, 2021
Main Expertise
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Other expertise
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Highest Educational Qualification
Doctorate or higher
Biographical Info
Maria Maia holds a Ph.D. in Technology Assessment (TA) from the Univ. Nova de Lisboa (FCT-UNL), in Portugal and a Master in Administration and Management of Health Services from Universidade de Évora (UE) and Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa (ESTeSL), in Portugal. With a background in health sciences (Radiology), since 2013 she is a researcher in the field of TA at the Institute of Technology and Systems Analysis (ITAS) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), were she is member of the Research group “Life, Innovation, Health, and Technology“. At the present, Maria is leading ITAS work in two projects related to AI applied in health and collaborating in several other projects as well. She is an elected member of the board of the Society for the Study of New and Emerging Technologies (S.NET) (since 2018), an editorial board member of the Journal of Responsible Technology (Elsevier), and a founder member of the Observatory of Technology Assessment (OAT) of CICS.NOVA Portugal (2015), where she is also an associated research member. Among her main fields of interest and research are citizen and stakeholders’ perspectives on new technologies, concepts and practices of Technology Assessment (TA), scientific developments and practices of responsible innovation (RI) ,TA in health, Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare settings, decision-making process , values and ethical principles and guidelines for innovation and R&D, Radiology and mixed-methods research.