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Yves Punie

Project Leader European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Information Society Unit, Sevilla, Spain

Project Leader European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Information Society Unit, Sevilla, Spain

Yves Punie is senior scientist at the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), a European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) based in Seville.

Currently, he is leading IPTS Research on ICT for Learning and Inclusion, dealing with socio-economic and prospective studies adressing challenged related to EU policies.

Yves has also worked on web2.0, the social and technological aspects of Ambient Intelligence in Everyday Life, on the future of the media and the media industries, on social capital in the knowledge society and on privacy, security and identity in the future information society.

Before joining the IPTS in 2001, he was interim Assistant Professor at the VUB and senior researcher at SMIT (Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunications). He holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the Free University of Brussels (VUB).