School of Computing

Open Lab

Open Lab

About

We are an interaction design and ubiquitous computing research group.

Our group was established in 2008. It's led by Patrick Olivier and has a core team of around 80 researchers.

Our work focuses on the experience-centred design of digital technology and applied challenges in ubiquitous computing.

Many members of the group originate from a disciplines outside computer science, including:

  • psychology
  • electronic engineering
  • sociology
  • clinical sciences
  • education
  • design
  • fine art

Visit our group website for more information.

Staff

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Staff

Dr Telmo Amaral
Visiting Researcher

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Telephone: +44 (0)191 2084636

Dr Madeline Balaam
Senior Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4602

Dr Tom Bartindale
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: 01912464631

Dr Simon Bowen
Teaching Fellow

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David Chatting
Research Associate

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Dr Adrian Clear
Visiting Researcher

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4617

Dr Nicola Green
Research Associate

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Dr Yu Guan
Lecturer

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Dr Philip Heslop
Research Software Engineer Li

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4141

Professor Stephen Hodges
Visiting Professor

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Dan Jackson
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4635

Dr Ahmed Kharrufa
Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction

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Telephone: +44 191 208 3695

Reuben Kirkham
EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow

Dr Stephen Matthews
Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 4636

Anja McCarthy
Research Associate

Dr John McCarthy
Visiting Professor

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Dr Rosin McNaney
Visiting Researcher

Professor Andrew Monk
Visiting Professor

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Professor Patrick Olivier
Professor of Human-Computer Interaction

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Telephone: +447813951637

Dr Thomas Ploetz
Visiting Lecturer

Ivan Poliakov
Senior Research Associate

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Professor John Vines
Visiting Researcher

Dr Vasilis Vlachokyriakos
Research Associate

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Jonathan Worth
Senior Research Associate

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Professor Peter Wright
Prof of Social Computing

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4630

Student

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Mr. Thomas Smith Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84637
Mr. Kevin Marshall Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 83727
Ms. Teresa De Almeida Joaquim Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 noex
Ms. Ko-Le Chen Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 83727
Mr. David Green Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84634
Mr. Andrew Garbett Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84634
Mr. Gavin Wood Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84637
Mr. Sebastian Mellor Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84628
Mr. Reuben Kirkham Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84628
Ms. Diana Nowacka Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84617
Mr. Daniel Jamieson Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84628
Ms. Tess Denman-Cleaver Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84637
Mr. Christopher Elsden Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84617
Ms. Samantha Mitchell Finnigan Email:
Telephone: +44 191 20 84633
Mr. Mohammad Othman Email:
 
Ms. Haneen Qarabash Email:
 
Mr. Timothy Walton Email:
 
Ms. Ebtisam Abdulqader Email:
 
Mr. Shane Halloran Email:
 
Mr. Andrew Dow Email:
 
Mr. Ian Johnson Email:
 
Mr. Jan Kučera Email:
 
Mr. Matthew Marshall Email:
 
Mr. Sunil Rodger Email:
 
Ms. Vidya Sarangapani Email:
 
Ms. Emma Simpson Email:
 
Ms. Angelika Strohmayer Email:
 
Mr. Nikolai Gad Email:
 
Mr. Alexander Wilson Email:
 
Mr. Matt Wood Email:
 
Ms. Taghreed Alshehri Email:
 
Mr. Euijin Hwang Email:
 
Ms. Sara Khaled Ibrahim Nabil Ahmed Email:
 
Mr. Timur Osadchiy Email:
 
Ms. Zeinab Shams Aliee Email:
 
Ms. Anna Vasilchenko Email:
 
Mr. Shichao Zhao Email:
 
Ms. Nataly Birbeck Email:
 
Mr. Colin Dodds Email:
 
Mr. Daniel Howard Email:
 
Ms. Jennifer Manuel Email:
 
Ms. Janis Lena Meissner Email:
 
Mr. Aare Puussaar Email:
 
Mr. Jay Rainey Email:
 
Ms. Helen Rice Email:
 
Mr. Daniel Richardson Email:
 
Ms. Reem Refaat Talhouk Email:
 
Mr. Delvin Varghese Email:
 
Mr. Stuart Nicholson Email:
 
Miss Aseel Saad Al Hadlaq Email:
 
Mr. Jonathan Worth Email:
 
Mr. Ossama Sameer Hamed Alshabrawy Email:
 
Mr. Gerard Wilkinson Email:
 
Mr. Dmitry Dereshev Email:
 
Mr. Dinislam Abdulgalimov Email:
 
Ms. Dalya Al-Shahrabi Email:
 
Ms. Sara Armouch Email:
 
Ms. Rosanna Bellini Email:
 
Mr. Alexander Bowyer Email:
 
Mr. Thomas Maskell Email:
 
Ms. Lydia Michie Email:
 
Mr. Sean Peacock Email:
 
Mr. Sebastian Prost Email:
 
Mr. Mohyddin Tash Email:
 
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Completed Projects