Katina Michael is a professor in the School of Computing and Information Technology at the University of Wollongong, Australia. She is also the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine editor-in-chief, and IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine senior editor.
Since 2008 she has been a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation, and until recently was the Vice-Chair. Michael researches on the socio-ethical implications of emerging technologies and has written and edited six books, guest edited numerous special issue journals on themes related to radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, supply chain management, location-based services, innovation and surveillance/uberveillance.
In 2017, Katina was awarded the prestigious Brian M. O’Connell Award for Distinguished Service to the IEEE Society on the Social Implications of Technology (IEEE-SSIT).