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- 13th-Nov-13 | Updated presentation and projects sections.
- 13th-Oct-12 | Main page updated.
- 22nd-Feb-10 | Academic information updated.

A brief presentation

Welcome to my personal website. My name is David Rozas Domingo. I am a free software enthusiast, currently studying a PhD under the supervision of Professor Nigel Gilbert and Dr. Paul Hodkinson at the University of Surrey (Guildford, UK). Some of my areas of interest are FLOSS (Free/Libre Open Source Software), CBPP (Commons-Based Peer Production), social computing or CSCW (Computer Supported Cooperative Work).
My current research consists of analysing the Drupal community from a sociological perspective in order to extract insights related to the dynamics, group decision making procedures, motivations to contribute and mechanisms employed for the economic sustainability of this community.
If you want to contact me, you can send me an e-mail to david.rozas@gmail.com

Projects

Some of the projects I am (or have been) involved are:
- P2PValue: it is a project which will foster the CBPP phenomenon by providing a techno-social software platform specifically designed to facilitate the creation of resilient and sustainable CBPP communities.
- QLectives: it is a project bringing together top social modelers, peer-to-peer engineers and physicists to design and deploy next generation self-organising socially intelligent information systems.
- Informe Espaņa: it is a digital platform whose main objective consists of promoting a serious dialogue between all social actors enabling communication and understanding amongst them, and creating common grounds for social consensus.
- Wisdem: it is a global network in which people affected by dementia, families, caregivers and professionals can share their experiences, methods and practice with others around the world, drawing together individual efforts to improve the good of the whole.
- Cvirtual.org: it is a website oriented towards psychosocial care for the elderly and uses new technologies and 2.0 Tools to foster user interaction between families, caregivers, health professionals and elderly people.
- Wikisaber.es: it is an educational portal for teachers, students and parents based on collaborative learning.
- Neteduca.pt: it is the Portuguese version of Wikisaber based on Drupal.
- ASTRA: it is a project that researches awareness systems and services that are used for social purposes.
- gTurnos: it is a block for Moodle (a free software LMS), which manages the delivery of turns, considering the necessities of teachers and students.
- Alternativa 3: it is a cooperative society that since 1992 has lived and worked for Fair Trade.

Academic information

- I took a Foundational Computer Science Course in JEE platform at Infosys' Global Education Centre (Mysore, India) in 2010.
- I got a Computer Engineering degree (5 years) at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain) in 2009.
- I was exchange student at Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (Trondheim, Norway) during the course 2007-2008.
- I got a Technical Engineering in Computer Systems degree (3 years) in 2007 at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid, Spain).