Research group at imec & Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Kristýna Sirka Kacafírková


Personal Description

Kristyna is a researcher at imec-SMIT, VUB in the Digital Health and Work unit since 2021. Her research currently revolves around explainable AI (such as project ThermoBreast) and human-robot interaction, with a strong emphasis on human-centred approaches. Her interests span ethics, transparency, service design in healthcare, the patient-doctor relationships, and the impacts of technology in a work context. Her background includes sociology and communication sciences, alongside some hands-on experience in UX design and illustration.