About.

Who am I?

Supervision, teaching, networking, collaboration

Dad, hunter, angler

Research interests: designing for diversity

Intro: Diversity, Technology and a Participatory Design methodology

Digitization of Intangible Cultural Heritage

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Technological development in Danish healthcare domains: Social Robots and other types of assistive technology

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Current Employment

    Assistant Professor, Aalborg University

Education

    Ph.D 2016, Aalborg University

    M.Sc 2011 in Medialogy, Aalborg University

    B.Sc 2009 in Medialogy, Aalborg University

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Academic Publications.

total count: 37, number of level 1 and 2 BFI publications: 29

2017

A perspective on systems design in the digitisation of Intangible Cultural Heritage. / Rodil, Kasper. In: International Journal of Intangible Heritage, 04.2017.› Journal article

Introducing the Tripartite Digitization Model for Engaging with the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the City. / Rehm, Matthias; Rodil, Kasper. Proceedings of the 5th EAI International Conference ArtsIT, Interactivity & Game Creation. Springer, 2017. › Article in proceeding

Reflecting on Co-Creating a Smart Learning Ecosystem for Adolescents with Congenital Brain Damage. / Krummheuer, Antonia Lina; Rehm, Matthias; Lund, Maja K. L.; Nielsen, Karen N.; Rodil, Kasper. Citizen, Territory and Technologies: Smart Learning Contexts and Practices: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development. ed. / Óscar Mealha; Monica Divitini; Matthias Rehm. Springer, 2017.› Article in proceeding

Technologies to promote the inclusion of Indigenous knowledge holders in digital cultural heritage preservation. / Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Stanley, Colin; Maasz, Donovan; Chamunorwa, Michael; Heide Møller, Rune ; Rodil, Kasper; Gonzalez-Cabrero, Daniel. International Conference on Culture & Computer Science : Namibia 2016. 2017.› Article in proceeding

2016

Formulating “the obvious” as a Task Request to the crowd : An Interactive Design Experience across Cultural and Geographical Boundaries. / Stanley, Colin; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Blake, Edwin; Rodil, Kasper; Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Maasz, Donovan; Chamunorwa, Michael. Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference. Association for Computing Machinery, 2016. p. 87-89.› Article in proceeding

Co-Designing Digital Technologies for Cultural Heritage Preservation with Indigenous Communities in Namibia. / Rodil, Kasper. Aalborg Universitetsforlag, 2016. 200 p.Research output: Research › Ph.D. thesis

From Social Practices to Social Robots : User-Driven Robot Development in Elder Care. / Rehm, Matthias; Krummheuer, Antonia Lina; Rodil, Kasper; Nguyen, Mai; Thorlacius, Bjørn.Social Robotics. Springer, 2016. p. 692-701.› Article in proceeding

Hybrid Cemetery Culture : Making death matter in cultural heritage using smart mobile technologies. / Sabra, Jakob Borrits; Andersen, Hans Jørgen; Rodil, Kasper. 2015 International Conference on Culture and Computing Culture and Computing 2015. IEEE Computer Society Press, 2016.› Article in proceeding

Indigenous Storytelling in Namibia : sketching concepts for digitization. / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike. Indigenous Storytelling in Namibia: sketching concepts for digitization. IEEE, 2016.› Article in proceeding

Ovahimba community in Namibia ventures into crowdsourcing design. / Stanley, Colin; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Blake, Edwin; Rodil, Kasper. IFIP WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries: 13th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, 2016. p. 277-287.› Article in proceeding

2015

Reflections on Visualization in Cross-Cultural Design. / Rodil, Kasper. At the intersections of traditional and indigenous knowledges and technology design. ed. / Nicola J. Bidwell; Heike Winschiers-Theophilus. Informing Science Press, 2015. p. 319-340.› Book chapter

Reflecting User-Created Persona in Indigenous Namibia : what NOT to do when working in Foreign Land. / Gonzalez-Cabrero, Daniel; Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Stanley, Colin; Rodil, Kasper; Abdelnour Nocera, José .International Reports on Socio-Informatics (IRSI): Proceedings of the Work-In-Progress Track of the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies. ed. / Volkmar Pipek; Markus Rohde. Vol. 12 1. ed. IISI - International Institute for Socio-Informatics, 2015. p. 53-62.› Article in proceeding

A decade later : Looking at the past while sketching the future of ICH through the Tripartite Digitisation Model. / Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. In: International Journal of Intangible Heritage, Vol. 10, 2015, p. 47-60.› Journal article

Preserving Heritage Through Technology in a City Undergoing Change. / Damgård, Mathias; Nielsen, Emil; van Heijster , Seth ; Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. Culture and Computing 2015. IEEE Computer Society Press, 2015. p. 183-186.› Article in proceeding

2014

An Approach to User Interface Design with Two Indigenous Groups in Namibia. / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Stanley, Colin; Kapuire, Gereon Koch; Rehm, Matthias. OzCHI '14 Proceedings of the 26th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference on Designing Futures: The future of Design. Association for Computing Machinery, 2014. p. 460-469.› Article in proceeding

Participatory Exploration of Digitalizing Cultural Content : Getting Married. Are We Ready? / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Stanley, Colin; Chivuno-Kuria, Shilumbe. Proceedings of the 13th Participatory Design Conference. ed. / Ole Sejer Iversen; Heike Winschiers-Theophilus; Vincenzo D'Andrea; Claus Bossen; Maurizio Teli; Keld Bødker. Vol. 2 Association for Computing Machinery, 2014. p. 93-97.› Article in proceeding

A Participatory Perspective on Cross-Cultural Design. / Rodil, Kasper. Building Bridges: HCI, Visualization, and Non-formal Modeling: IFIP WG 13.7 Workshops on Human–Computer Interaction and Visualization: 7th HCIV@ECCE 2011, Rostock, Germany, August 23, 2011, and 8th HCIV@INTERACT 2011, Lisbon, Portugal, September 5, 2011, Revised Selected Papers. ed. / Achim Ebert; Gerrit C. van der Veer; Gitta Domik; Nahum D. Gershon; Inga Scheler. Springer, 2014. p. 30-46.› Book chapter

Community-based co-design in Okomakuara : A contribution to ‘Design in the wild’. / Kapuire, Gereon Koch; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Chivuno-Kuria, Shilumbe; Rodil, Kasper; Katjivirue, McAlbert; Tjitendero, Ernest; Stanley, Colin. PDC '14 Proceedings of the 13th Participatory Design Conference: Short Papers, Industry Cases, Workshop Descriptions, Doctoral Consortium papers, and Keynote abstracts. Vol. 2 Association for Computing Machinery, 2014. p. 207-208.› Article in proceeding

2013

HomesteadCreator : Using card sorting in search for culture-aware categorizations of interface objects. / Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike. Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2013. ed. / Paula Kotze; Gary Marsden; Gitte Lindgaard; Janet Wesson; Marco Winkler. Vol. 8117 Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Springer Publishing Company, 2013. p. 437-444. › Article in proceeding

Identification and Analysis of Primary School Children’s Knowledge Acquisition : Using Knowledge Visualization Scenarios and Information Visualization Methodology. / Eskildsen, Søren; Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. Packaging Digital Information for Enhanced Learning and Analysis: Data Visualization, Spatialization, Predictiveness, and Multidimensionality. ed. / Shalin Hai-Jew. IGI global, 2013.› Book chapter

Identifying and Representing Elements of Local Contexts in Namibia. / Rodil, Kasper; Løvborg Jensen, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike. Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction. ed. / Masaaki Kurosu. Vol. 8006 Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Springer Publishing Company, 2013. p. 332-341.› Article in proceeding

Moving away from Erindi-roukambe : Transferability of a rural community-based co-design. / Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Winschiers-Goagoses, Naska; Rodil, Kasper; Blake, Edwin; Zaman, Tariq. WG 9.4: Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries: 12th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. 2013. p. 363-374. › Article in proceeding

Mobile Technologies for Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge in Rural Communities. / Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Zaman, Tariq; Jensen, Kasper Løvborg; Rodil, Kasper; Yeo, Alvin. The 8th biennial International Conference on Information Technology in Asia. IEEE, 2013.› Article in proceeding

2012

Design Democratization with Communities : Drawing Toward Locally Meaningful Design. / Winschiers-Goagoses, Naska; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Rodil, Kasper; Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Jensen, Kasper Løvborg. In: International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development, Vol. 4, No. 4, 12.2012, p. 32-43.› Journal article

Homestead Creator : a tool for indigenous designers. / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Jensen, Kasper Løvborg; Rehm, Matthias. NordiCHI '12: Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design . Vol. 2012 Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. p. 627-630.› Article in proceeding

Tapping Into Local Lore : Toward Scalable Local Mapping and Tagging for Rural Africa Using Mobile Devices. / Jensen, Kasper Løvborg; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Rodil, Kasper. NordiCHI '12: Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design. Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. p. 631-634.› Article in proceeding

Virtual Savannah : In Situ Test of a Virtual Learning 3D Visualization for children. / Rodil, Kasper; Eskildsen, Søren; Rehm, Matthias. Applied Playfulness: Proceedings of the Vienna Games Conference 2011: Future and Reality of Gaming. ed. / Konstantin Mitgutsch; Herbert Rosenstingl; Jeffrey Wimmer. New Academic Press, 2012. p. 67-74.› Article in proceeding

Enhancing Cross-Cultural Participation through Creative Visual Exploration. / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Jensen, Kasper Løvborg. Proceedings of Participatory Design Conference 2012. New York : Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. p. 81-90. › Article in proceeding

Locally Situated Digital Representation of Indigenous Knowledge : Co-constructing a new digital reality in rural Africa. / Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Jensen, Kasper Løvborg; Rodil, Kasper. Eighth International Conference on Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication 2012: Beyond the digital/cultural divide: in/visibility and new media . ed. / Michele Strano; Herbert Hrachovec; Fay Sudweeks; Charles Ess. School of Information Technology Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150 Australia, www.catacconference.org : School of Information Technology Murdoch University, 2012. p. 454-469.› Article in proceeding

Putting it in Perspective : Designing a 3D Visualization to Contextualize Indigenous Knowledge in Rural Namibia. / Jensen, Kasper Løvborg; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Goagoses, Naska; Koch Kapuire, Gereon; Kamukuenjandje, Richard. Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems 2012. Association for Computing Machinery, 2012. p. 196-199.› Article in proceeding

Unlocking good design does not rely on designers alone. / Rodil, Kasper; Eskildsen, Søren; Morrison, Ann; Rehm, Matthias; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike. 2012. Paper presented at ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, United States.› Paper without publisher/journal

Virtual Savannah : Logging User Interaction in a Learning Visualization for Children. / Eskildsen, Søren; Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. 2012.› Poster

Virtual Savannah - Logging User Interaction in a Learning Visualization for Children. / Eskildsen, Søren; Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. Applied Playfulness: Proceedings of the Vienna Games Conference 2011: Future and Reality of Gaming. ed. / Jeffrey Wimmer; Konstantin Mitgutsch; Herbert Rosenstingl. First Edition. ed. Wien : New Academic Press, 2012. p. 308. › Conference abstract in proceeding

Visualizing learner activities with a virtual learning environment : Experiences from an in situ test with school children. / Eskildsen, Søren; Rodil, Kasper; Rehm, Matthias. 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies. IEEE Computer Society Press, 2012. p. 660-661. › Article in proceeding

2011

A New Visualization Approach to Re-Contextualize Indigenous Knowledge in Rural Africa. / Rodil, Kasper; Winschiers-Theophilus, Heike; Bidwell, Nicola J.; Eskildsen, Søren; Rehm, Matthias; Kapuire, Gereon Koch. In: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 6947, 2011, p. 297-314.› Conference article in Journal

Demonstration of a Cultural Indigenous Knowledge Transfer Prototype. / Rodil, Kasper; Eskildsen, Søren; Rehm, Matthias. 2011. Abstract from Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference (IKTC) 2011, Windhoek, Namibia. › Conference abstract for conference

Developing a visualized cultural knowledge transfer proto-type : An in situ evaluation in rural Namibia. / Rodil, Kasper; Eskildsen, Søren; Rehm, Matthias. IKTC2011: Embracing Indigenous Knowledge Systems in a New Technology Design Paradigm. 2011. p. 108-115. › Article in proceeding

Scientific Memberships and Conference Organization

(program committee membership entails reviewing)

    • Participatory Design Conference 2014, 2016, 2018 (organizer, communication chair, program committee member) www.pdc2014.org www.pdc2016.org www.pdc2018.org

    • Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development Conf. (SLERD) 2018 (organizer, program committee member) http://slerd.org/2018/

    • Intl. Conf. on Culture and Computer Science 2016 (program committee member) http://www.icccs.nust.na/

    • Intl. Conf. on Culture & Computing 2015 (program committee member) http://www.ai.soc.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp/culture2015/index.html

    • Indigenous Knowledge Technology Conference (IKTC) 2011 (organizer, program committee member)

    • Member IFIP Working Group 13.8 - Interaction Design for International Development

    • Member IFIP Working Group 13.7 - HCI & Visualization

    • Institution Member: ASLERD (Association for Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development) http://www.mifav.uniroma2.it/inevent/events/aslerd/index.php?s=222

Selected Reviewing duties

    CHI2017, Interacting with computers (Oxford journal), Co-Design: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts, National Research Foundation (Namibia), Participatory Design Conferences, NordiCHI Conferences

Selected public and private sector research collaborations

    Namibia University of Science and Technology, Aalborg Zoo, SenHjerneSkadeCenter Nord (center for citizens with acquired cognitive impairments), Neurocenter Østerskoven, Sofiendalskolen (public school), Red Cross Center Løgstør (care home for the elderly), Visit Aalborg, BetterWorldFashion.