Andrés Domínguez's profile

Andrés Domínguez

SPS Department

Science, Technology & Innovation Studies

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Andrés is an engineer by training and worked in the telecommunications industry for half a decade before turning to science and technology policy and research. He completed his studies in Technology and Innovation Management at the University of Queensland which then led him to work in public sector innovation. He was later director of technology transfer in the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation in Ecuador where he liaised with actors from the industry and academia to establish links for technology and knowledge transfer.

Currently, he investigates the involvement of users in the shaping of decentralised data infrastructures and has been a member of the Ethics and Governance Action Group at the University of Edinburgh’s Internet of Things initiative from 2017 to 2019.


PhD. Science and Technology Studies (2016-present)

MSc. (by research) Science and Technology Studies (2015-2016)

MSc. Technology and Innovation Management (2012-2013)

Eng. Electronics and Telecommunications (2004-2005)

Research Interests

Social Shaping of Internet and Society Internet Studies Internet of Things Users Innovation Studies Ethics and Governance of IoT Responsibility Responsible Innovation

Research Activities

Research and drafting of principles and procedures within the Ethics and Governance Action Group at the University of Edinburgh's IoT initiative.

Qualitative research on "Sensing Infrastructures" for CANDID (Checking Assumptions aND promoting responsibility in smart Development), a EU2020 project exploring the future of smart technologies from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Andrés Domínguez has not added any teaching activity to this section yet.

PhD Title

Distributed Infrastructuring and Innovation: Exploring User Involvement in Decentralised Internet of Things networks

PhD Supervisors

Prof. Robin Williams

Dr. James Stewart

Silvast, Antti, Robin Williams, Charles Raab, Andrey Elizondo, Andres Dominguez, Kjetil Rommerveit, Alessia Tanas, and Niels van Dijk. 2017. “Promoting Responsible Designs and Users in Smart Grid Projects.” Deliverable D2.2, no. CANDID Scientific Publication (November).