About Us: Serenoa Team

Welcome to the Serenoa Team – a dynamic group of innovators and thinkers funded by the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Programme under grant agreement nº 258030 (FP7-ICT-2009-5. Internet of Services, Software, and Virtualization – STREP). We are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of technology to improve lives and enhance experiences.

Our Team:

Emily Nguyen
Dr. Emily Nguyen

Dr. Emily Nguyen is a leading expert in user interface design and a pivotal member of the Serenoa Team. With a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from Stanford University, she has spent over a decade researching and developing user-centric design principles. Her work focuses on integrating AI into everyday technology to enhance user experience.

Professional Information: Emily has published numerous papers in top-tier journals and conferences. She’s known for her innovative approach in integrating AI with intuitive design. She has also led several workshops and seminars at international tech conferences.



Prof. Carlos García
Prof. Carlos García

Prof. Carlos García is a renowned computer scientist and a key figure in the Serenoa Team. He holds a Professorship in Computer Science at the University of Madrid, specializing in AI and machine learning. His contributions to AI-driven UI adaptations are widely recognized in academic circles.

Professional Information: Carlos has authored over 50 publications in AI and holds several patents in AI technologies. He regularly speaks at global technology symposiums and serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals.



Lisa Tanaka
Lisa Tanaka

Lisa Tanaka is a software engineer and AI specialist on the Serenoa Team. With a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from MIT, she has a strong background in AI model development and implementation. Her focus is on creating seamless AI-user interactions.

Professional Information: Lisa has been instrumental in developing several of the team’s key AI projects. She has received awards for her innovative approaches and is often invited as a guest lecturer at technology institutes.



Mark Robinson
Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson is the project manager for Serenoa, bringing over 15 years of experience in technology project management. His expertise lies in overseeing complex, multi-disciplinary projects, particularly in the field of AI and interactive systems.

Professional Information: Mark has a track record of successfully delivering large-scale projects on time and within budget. He is known for his exceptional leadership skills and has conducted numerous workshops on project management in AI environments.



Dr. Aisha Patel
Dr. Aisha Patel

Dr. Aisha Patel is a cognitive psychologist and an integral part of the Serenoa Team. Her research focuses on how humans interact with AI-driven systems. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and has worked extensively on the psychological aspects of AI.

Professional Information: Aisha has contributed to groundbreaking research on AI and human behavior. She frequently collaborates with tech companies to design user-friendly AI systems and is a sought-after speaker at industry events and academic conferences.



Our Mission

At the heart of Serenoa is our commitment to developing a groundbreaking, open platform for creating context-sensitive service front-ends (SFEs). Our approach is unique – we believe in a user interface (UI) that doesn’t just serve but also understands. A UI that’s aware of its context and can adapt continuously to changes, ensuring a personalized and efficient user experience. Our goal? To design UIs that adapt to an individual’s devices, tasks, preferences, and abilities, significantly enhancing satisfaction and performance over traditional, manually designed UIs.

How We Do It

Serenoa is not just about technology; it’s about people. We’re pioneering automatic adaptation of UIs while keeping the end user at the forefront. Users can interact with the adaptation process – controlling, suggesting, or even requesting better adaptations. Simultaneously, our system learns from the users themselves, employing techniques such as observation, sensing, and machine learning. The result is a more effective, personalized, and consistent support system, aiming to improve the quality of life for European citizens.

Envisioning the Future

We see Serenoa as a beacon in the ‘Future Internet’ landscape, an open source reference for SFE adaptation platforms. Our vision is vast yet focused – to craft solutions that are not only technologically advanced but also human-centric.

A Gateway to AI for Beginners

For those intrigued by the world of artificial intelligence but unsure where to begin, our platform offers a starting point. We provide an array of AI project ideas, especially tailored for beginners. This initiative allows aspiring developers to build a solid foundation in AI and gain practical experience in AI project development.

Understanding AI Project Development

AI project development can seem daunting, but with the right guidance, it becomes an enlightening journey. We emphasize understanding the AI project development cycle, from conceptualization and data preparation to model development and deployment, followed by maintenance and evaluation. Our approach ensures that each project is well-planned, with clear objectives, suitable data handling, effective model selection, and rigorous testing.

Project Management in AI

Our strategy extends beyond technology – we value effective project management. Establishing clear goals, timelines, defining roles, and facilitating communication and collaboration are key to our success. This holistic approach ensures that our projects not only meet but exceed their intended goals.

Join us at Serenoa, where innovation meets purpose, technology intersects with human needs, and where the future of UI and AI is being written today. Let’s embark on this journey of exploration and discovery together.