Professor Thomas Rodden FREng

Deputy CEO, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council; Professor of Computer Science, University of Nottingham

Professor Tom Rodden is an international research leader in the fields of human computer interaction, computer supported cooperative work and ubiquitous computing. His research brings together a range of human and technical disciplines, technologies and techniques to tackle the human, social, ethical and technical challenges involved in ubiquitous computing and the increasing use of personal data.

He has developed new methods and techniques, including ethnographic studies and ‘in the wild’ prototyping that are now a standard part of designing interactive systems. He has also overseen the application of these in a wide variety of domains including air traffic control, banking, tourism and disaster response.