People

HCI Staff

There are currently the following academic staff that form the HCI Research group within the School of Engineering and Computer Science. The group is co-led by the HCI Staff. Also see our list of Alumni.

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    Dr Jacob Young

    Postdoctoral Fellow School of Engineering and Computer Science

Affiliated Staff:

Within the Faculty of Engineering we work closely on some projects with the Software and Programming Group, Computer Graphics Group, and Computational Media Innovation Center (CMIC).

Students

The group consists of the following students ranging from PhD students, Masters thesis students and students completing final year or honours projects. Also see our list of Alumni.

Student Topic Degree Supervisor
Tristan Bunn Visual Analytics for Learning Management Systems PhD Craig Anslow, Karsten Lundqvist
Kieran Carnegie VR Human Perception and Changes PhD Simon McCallum
Hiroshika Hinduramage An AR Mobile Application for Training Children with ASD with Social Skills PhD Stuart Marshall, Nadia Pantidi
Hunter Mulder Computer Games for single sensory modality PhD (Design) Simon McCallum
Russell Pine Casual Mobile games for Mental Health PhD (Education) Simon McCallum
Ben Powley Exploring Immersive and Non-Immersive Techniques for Geographic Data Visualization PhD Craig Anslow, Mairead de Roiste, Stuart Marshall
Hansi Udapola Psychosocial Empowerment Effect in Games on Childhood Cancer Patients PhD Simon McCallum, Nadia Pantidi
Nisal Udawatta XR simulator to guide cardiac surgeries PhD Craig Anslow, Brian Robinson
Faisal Zaman Mixed Reality Collaboration based Immersive Analytics System PhD Craig Anslow, Taehyun Rhee

VUW Collaborators

HCI is an interdisciplinary subject and we also work with a number of other VUW academics in different faculties and schools (please contact us if you would like to collaborate):

Faculty of Science

  • James Bell - School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Mairead de Roiste - School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Gina Grimshaw - School of Psychology, Faculty of Science
  • Chris Maymon - School of Psychology, Faculty of Science
  • James Renwick - School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Alice Rogers - School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science

Faculty of Health

  • Terry Fleming - School of Health, Faculty of Health
  • Karen McBride-Henry - School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice, Faculty of Health
  • Lorna Massov - School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice, Faculty of Health
  • Tara Officer - School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice, Faculty of Health
  • Brian Robinson - School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Practice, Faculty of Health

Business School

Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

Faculty of Education