Department: Ingeniería del Software e Inteligencia Artificial

Faculty: Informática


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David Rozas ( is a social researcher (PhD in Sociology) and computer scientist (BSc/Eng and MSc in Computer Science) whose research focuses on the intersection between the technical and social aspects of technology, particularly in the context of the collaborative economy and the future of work. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). In his latest research, as a research fellow in the context of the EU ERC project P2PModels, he is exploring the potentialities and limitations of blockchain to experiment with alternative models of governance and distribution of value in the platform economy. David’s previous research as a PhD student focussed on individual involvement and group dynamics of Commons-Based Peer Production communities, studying the Free/Libre Software community Drupal, in the context of the FP7 EU project P2Pvalue. David has participated in five European projects with affiliation from three different universities: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway), University of Surrey (United Kingdom) and, currently, the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain). His research interests include Digital Labour, Future of Work, Organisational Studies, Science and Technology Studies, Collaborative Economy, Blockchain, Free/Libre Software and Commons-Based Peer Production. Follow David on Twitter @drozas.