Alan Blackwell is Reader in Interdisciplinary Design at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory, with qualifications in professional engineering, computer science and experimental psychology. He has over 20 years experience of designing industrial systems, electronic and software products, and more recently as a consultant to design and research organisations. He has taught design courses and supervised postgraduate design research students in Computing, Architecture, Psychology, Languages, Music and Engineering. He holds fellowships, advisory and visiting posts at Anglia Ruskin University, City University, the University of Colorado at Boulder, Victoria University of Wellington and Darwin College Cambridge. He and his students have consulted or carried out contract research for companies including Boeing, Nokia, Intel, Microsoft, Orange, Google, Hitachi and many others. He is co-founder of the Crucible Network for Research in Interdisciplinary Design.
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