Yvonne Rogers

UCL Principal Investigator

Yvonne Rogers is the director of the Interaction Centre at UCL and a professor of Interaction Design. She is internationally renowned for her work in HCI and ubiquitous computing. She has been awarded a prestigious EPSRC dream fellowship to rethink the relationship between ageing, computing and creativity. She is known for her visionary research agenda of user engagement in ubiquitous computing and has pioneered an approach to innovation and ubiquitous learning. Her current research focuses on behavioural change, through augmenting everyday, learning and collaborative work activities with interactive technologies. She has published over 200 articles, has a citation count of 12,000 and an h-index of 44 (Google Scholar). She is a co-author of the definitive textbook on Interaction Design and HCI now in its 3rd edition that has sold over 150,000 copies worldwide. She has been PI and coI of 27 research grants from EPSRC, ESRC, AHRC, EU, NIH and industry totalling over £15,000,000, including being a founding PI of the EPSRC EQUATOR interdisciplinary research collaboration. She was elected a Fellow of the British Computer Society and to the ACM’s Class 2012 CHI Academy: “an honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction. These are the principal leaders of the field, whose efforts have shaped the disciplines and/or industry, and led the research and/or innovation in human-computer interaction. She will lead the Sustainability Theme.