Noel Fitzpatrick is Professor of Philosophy and Aesthetics at the Dublin Institute of Technology, the Dean of the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media (GradCAM), and Head of Learning and Research Development at the College of Arts and Tourism at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He teaches Philosophy and Aesthetics and supervises Post-Doctoral and PhD students at GradCAM in the College of Arts and Tourism. Noel also gives seminars on phenomenology, hermeneutics, philosophy and technology at the Graduate School. He is a leading member of the European Artistic Research Network, SHARE, and the European Society of Aesthetics. He is regularly invited to speak and host seminars internationally. Noel is a leading member of the Digital Studies network (with Bernard Stiegler) at the l’institut de recherche et innovation (IRI) at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. He has also acted as a curator and recently co-curated the 2017 Utopia of Access [email protected] pavilion during the Venice Biennale 2017. He is the coordinator of the Marie-Curie RISE Real Smart Cities project.