Professor of Collaborative Computing, University of Nottingham
Steve Benford is Professor of Collaborative Computing in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham. He is currently Director of the EPSRC-funded Horizon Doctoral Training Centre. Steve has been an EPSRC Dream Fellow, a Visiting Researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge and a Visiting Professor at the BBC in 2012. Academically, Steve has received best paper awards at the ACM’s annual Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) conference in 2005, 2009, 2011 and 2012 (with honorable mentions in 2006 and 2013). He also won the 2003 Prix Ars Elctronica for Interactive Art, the 2007 Nokia Mindtrek award for Innovative Applications of Ubiquitous Computing, and has received four BAFTA nominations. He was elected to the CHI Academy in 2012. His book Performing Mixed Reality was published by MIT Press in 2011.
Nov 06, 2021 08:12 am UTC| Technology
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