Positive outlook. Resourceful. Continous improvement.#
Josh is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cybernetics at the Australian National University (ANU). Josh’s research focuses on human-computer interaction and cybernetics to study the relationship between humans, AI-enabled cyber-physical systems and the natural environment as a whole ecosystem.
Josh is an Associate Researcher at the Exertion Games Lab at Monash University AU, Research Fellow at the Wellth Lab Southampton University UK, and has served in the SIGCHI executive committee as chair of awards in the 21-22 cycle and as assistant to the general chairs for the 2020 CHI conference.
He has published at various top-tier conferences such as CHI, DIS, CHIPLAY, IUI, TEI, KDD, and UbiComp; his work has drawn international media coverage from the likes of Openbci, Newatlas, The Age, Zdnet, Channel 7, Channel 9 and Insiderobotics. In addition, Josh’s PhD work received the ACM SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award, and he is also the recipient of two Development Fund Grants. Josh regularly reviews for various conferences and has held various co-chair positions.
Before joining the ANU, he spent seven years at IBM Research working on HCI, UX, AI and health, Blockchain, Future of work and EdTech, where he also co-invented over 20 patents. The decade prior, Josh worked across various industries (banking, healthcare, retail, legal, and education), leading the design of multi-device experiences enjoyed by millions of users.
He is a volunteer soccer coach in his free time and enjoys practising calisthenics and making smoothies.
His Twitter handle is @ExperiencePlay .