Katina Michael is a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and School of Computing, Informatics and Decision Systems Engineering. Before joining academia, Michael was employed at Nortel Network as a senior pre-sales engineer. Her research focus is predominately in the area of emerging technologies and their corresponding social-technical-legal implications. She specializes in qualitative research at the either ends of the systems development cycle, and specializes in implantables and wearable devices. In 2017 Dr. Michael was awarded the Brian M. O'Connell Distinguished Service Award from the Society for the Social Implications of Technology. She is also the founding editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society, and senior editor at IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine.