Dr. Steven Houben

Assistant Professor* in Interactive Systems
Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Office D36, Infolab, Lancaster University Campus.

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About me

I am Assistant Professor (*Lecturership in UK) in Interactive Systems in the School of Computing and Communication at Lancaster University. I am affiliate faculty at the Data Science Institute in Lancaster.  I am part of the Interactive Systems (technical HCI) group.


My research is in the field of Human-Computer Interaction and Interactive Systems. Together with my research team, I work on topics around cross-device computing, augmented reality, physical computing, and IoT systems. My work combines human-centred design and interaction concepts with new interactive systems, machine learning, toolkits and interaction techniques. 


I teach Human-Computer Interaction, Design Engineering and Physical Computing in the Computer Science undergraduate and graduate programs at Lancaster University, and currently serve as the Director of Outreach for the Computer Science department. 
other activities or more on teaching.


News: Full papers on CollabAR and Change of Perspective accepted to CHI'20. Paper on Econundrum accepted to DIS'20AC for ISS'20, TEI'21 and CHI'21.

RESEARCH TEAM

Christopher Clarke (Postdoc)

Kim Sauvé (PhD Student)

Dominic Potts (PhD Student)

Thomas Wells (PhD Student)

Edward Thompson (Visitor)

Matthew Templeton (Intern)

Other students/projects.

CURRENT ROLES/TEACHING

🎓 SCC.402/412 Advanced HCI

🎓 SCC.024 Making and Crafting

 Director of Outreach SCC

AC for ISS'20, TEI'21 & CHI'21

activities and teaching