I am a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, working on a project to reduce end use energy demand. My work and research interests are in a wide range of topics within the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), including but not limited to sustainable HCI, sustainable interaction design, ubiquitous computing, HCI design patterns, HCI for development, issues of evaluation, design and creativity, and interactive technologies.

Before moving to Lancaster University, I was an Assistant Professor at Aarhus University in Denmark, following my PhD and a post doc in Computer Science at ZPAC, the People and Computing Lab at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, led by Prof. Elaine May Huang. In my PhD thesis I tackled issues of obsolescence and e-waste by applying theoretical frameworks from Sustainable HCI to product design practice. In particular, my approach focused on integrating design guidelines into the design process with the goal to encourage a stronger bond between a device and its owner, preventing disposal and ultimately reducing e-waste. For more details, take a look at my project page and my publications or read my PhD thesis.

Here is a verbose version of my CV which I frequently update.

In case you were wondering about the pictures: I am a passionate hiker; both pictures were taken at the top of Barrhorn. You can find plenty of hiking pictures on my flickr account.