Building a Birds Eye View – CHI 2015 paper and videos

We have a publication at CHI 2015 entitled Building a Birds Eye View: Collaborative Work in Disaster Response (click to download the PDF). This paper reports an ethnomethodological study of disaster response mission planning of Rescue Global. Abstract Command and control environments ranging from transport control rooms to disaster response have long been of interest to ...

Mobile Collocated Interactions: From Smartphones to Wearables — Workshop at CHI ’15

PDF of the proposal. Call for Papers – CHI 2015 Workshop http://www.funkydesignspaces.com/mobile_collocated/ Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets were originally conceived and have traditionally been utilized for individual use. Research on mobile collocated interactions has been looking at situations in which collocated users engage in collaborative activities using their mobile devices. However, computers are getting ...

NordiCHI workshop: Personal or Social?

Delighted to be co-organising a workshop on collocated interaction design at NordiCHI ’14. Check out the official workshop site at

CSCW ’15 paper: Designing Mobile Experiences

We have a paper forthcoming at CSCW 2015. Download the PDF from the link below. 

Energy Advisors at Work: UbiComp ’14 paper

We have a publication at UbiComp ’14 documenting my recent fieldwork with the Centre for Sustainable Energy. Download the PDF below.

Two new publications on team coordination in AtomicOrchid

We have two recently accepted publications on our work investigating team coordination through a mixed-reality game probe. AtomicOrchid has become somewhat of a key research platform in ORCHID to trial Agent-based technologies in a real-world setting, involving people in the role of field responders and HQ coordinators. Here is a short video about AtomicOrchid: The ...

Publication at CHI 2014: Doing the Laundry with Agents

We have a publication at CHI 2014. Download the PDF from the link below.

SciDevNet covers ORCHID disaster response reserach

SciDevNet has a piece on our ORCHID research entitled “Artificial intelligence to help disaster aid coordination”.

New Scientist reports on our research

New Scientist reports on our research
Our research recently received some media coverage. The New Scientist has written an article “Smart software uses drones to plot disaster relief” on the ORCHID project’s disaster response work.

Human-Agent Collectives in Disaster Response

Human-Agent Collectives in Disaster Response
For the ORCHID project, I was fortunate enough to coordinate the production of a film that showcases the Disaster Response research activities in the project. This film project involved more than getting a bunch of people into a room to talk about their research in front of a high quality camera, it involved fleshing out the conceptual ...