Marta Kristín Lárusdóttir, Associate Professor

School:School of Technology / Department of Computer Science 
Location:Menntavegur 1. Venus 3rd floor 

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae - Marta Kristin Larusdottir


2012 The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), PhD in Human-Computer Interaction
2009 Uppsala University, Licentiate of Philosophy in Computer Science
           with specialization in Human-Computer Interaction
1996 University of Copenhagen, Master of Computer Science
1989 University of Iceland, BSc. Computer Science


2011-           Nyherji Ltd, board member
1996-2001  EJS Ltd., project manager and usability expert
1995-1996  The State Social Security Institute, usability expert
1987-1992  Data Analysis, data analyst and programmer

RU teaching record

2020-1T-515-NOTHUser-Centered Software Development
2019-3T-216-GHOHSoftware Requirements and Design
2019-3T-404-LOKAFinal Project
2019-1T-839-AGILAgile Methods in Project Management
2019-1T-636-SMATHuman Computer Interaction
2018-3T-216-GHOHSoftware Requirements and Design
2018-3T-315-IUPPIntroduction to experience design
2018-3T-404-LOKAFinal Project
2018-1T-849-AGVEAgile Methods in Project Management
2018-1T-849-AGVEAgile Methods in Project Management
2018-1T-404-LOKAFinal Project
2017-3T-404-LOKAFinal Project
2017-3T-636-SMATHuman Computer Interaction
2017-1T-749-AGVEAgile Program Management
2017-1T-216-GHOHSoftware Requirements and Design
2017-1T-899-MSTHMS Thesis
2017-1T-622-UROPUndergraduate Research Opportunity


Research in the field of evaluation of the human-computer interaction and user-centered software development.

Honours and grants

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Subject field

Evaluation of how easy it is for users to use the computer system. Furthermore, reseach on how user are involved in developing software. 

Business relations

Board member in Nyherji Ltd since 2011. Nyherji is one of Iceland´s leading service providers in the field of information technology, offers complete solutions in the fields of information technology, including consultancy, the provision of hardware and software, office equipment and technical service. Employees are around 500 in Iceland, Danmark and Sweden.


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