Dr Michael Smyth is an associate professor in the Centre for Interaction Design, School of Computing. He is currently the Principal Investigator on the H2020 MAZI project, which provides the underpinning academic and reseach methodology and perspective for this project. http://www.mazizone.eu
He was the originator and co-ordinator of the UrbanIxD: Designing Human Interactions in the Networked City project funded under the EU’s FET Open scheme.
He has worked in the fields of Human Computer Interaction and Interaction Design since 1987 and during that period has published over 80 academic papers in refereed journals, books and conferences. In addition he has had interactive installations exhibited at both UK and international conferences and arts & design festivals. He is co-editor of the book entitled Digital Blur: creative practice at the boundaries of architecture, design and art, Libri Publishing.