Leo Capari is human ecologist, and since July 2013 he works as a Junior Scientist in the workgroup “technology and sustainability” at the Institute of technology assessment. His areas of interest cover Ambient Assisted Living (AAL), life sciences/sustainability sciences, bibliometrics/scientometrics and methods of computer aided visualization and analysis of social networks.
Born 1985 in Zagreb, raised in Austria, he studied biology, ecology respectively human ecology at the University of Vienna. He graduated in 2012 with a thesis on bibliometric evaluation of co-authorship networks in the sustainability sciences (Mag.rer.nat.).
After his degree, Leo Capari worked for five months as project collaborator at the University of Vienna - Department of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research. Since July 2013 he works as junior scientist in the workgroup “technology and sustainability” at the Institute of technology assessment. Currently Leo is involved in the projects PACITA and CIVISTI-AAL. His main area of work lies in Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) and its social implications in the context of an ageing society. Furthermore he is also working on the involvement of citizens in science and research processes (participatory methods).