Professor David Prendergast

Professor in Science, Technology & Society
Maynooth University

David Prendergast is Professor in Science, Technology & Society in the Department of Anthropology at Maynooth University.

David worked for Intel from 2006 attracted by the opportunity to utilize social research to design, develop, and evaluate culturally appropriate technologies. As Lead Social Scientist for Intel’s Digital Health Group in EMEA and Principal Investigator in the Technology Research for Independent Living Centre in Ireland, David led a diverse range of multidisciplinary research initiatives. More recently, David focused on directing Urban Living Labs and ‘Internet of Things’ research testbeds in London, San Jose and Dublin.

David joined Maynooth University in 2018. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge.

You can read our interview with David here.