Matthew Montebello to Speak at the 2020 Conference on e-Learning and Innovative Pedagogies

  • 2019-11-25

We are excited to announce that Matthew Montebello will be speaking at the Thirteenth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies.

Matthew Montebello is an associate professor in the Department of Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of ICT, University of Malta. He heads the Agent Technology Research Group at the departmental level and coordinates a number of Interest Groups within the same faculty.

Before joining the university in 1999 with a PhD in computer science, Matthew Montebello was already heavily involved in education in secondary schools after graduating in 1990 from the University of Malta with a bachelor's of education (honors) degree. Having obtained an extensive teaching experience and having been involved with the introduction of computer labs through the Ministry of Education, he proceeded to follow the computer science domain by obtaining a master's degree and a doctorate from the Cardiff University in Wales in 1996 and 1998, respectively. Furthermore, in 2009 and 2016 he also completed an MA and an Ed.D (Higher Education) specializing in the application of artificial intelligence to e-learning. In 2017 he published a Springer monograph titled AI-injected e-Learning and was offered a visiting academic status at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign where he collaborated with the Computer Science Department and College of Education on numerous projects and research initiatives. In May 2018 he was appointed Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and published his second Springer monograph titled Ambient Intelligent Classrooms. In 2019 he was re-appointed head of department and edited an IGI-Global handbook of research on digital learning while also in the process of authoring his third Springer monograph on digital learners.

Register for the 2020 conference here.