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

Find out which staff members are involved in our research.

Staff

Dalya Al-Shahrabi
Research Software Engineer

Dr Tom Bartindale
Lecturer in Digital Media

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 246 4631

Dr Simon Bowen
Senior Research Associate

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Alex Bowyer
Research Software Developer

David Chatting
Visiting Researcher

Dr Robert Comber
Senior Research Associate

Dr Nicola Green
Research Associate

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Dr Nicola Green
Research Associate

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Dr Yu Guan
Lecturer

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Telephone: +44 191 20 84642

Dr Philip Heslop
Research Software Engineer Li

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4141

Dan Jackson
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4630

Edward Jenkins
Senior Research Software Engineer

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Dr Ahmed Kharrufa
Lecturer in Human-Computer Interaction

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Telephone: +44 191 208 3695

Reuben Kirkham
EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow

Dr Karim Ladha
Senior Research Associate

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Telephone: +44 191 208 4632

Dr Stephen Matthews
Research Associate

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Dr Rosin McNaney
Visiting Researcher

Professor Andrew Monk
Visiting Professor

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Dr Tom Nappey
Research Associate

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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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Dr Austin Toombs
Visiting Researcher

Professor John Vines
Visiting Researcher

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Telephone: +44 (0) 7508442767

Liz Woodward
Operations Assistant

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Telephone: 0191 2084642

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

Current Projects

Completed Projects