Josh Andres

Senior Lecturer

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Positive outlook. Resourceful. Continous improvement.#

Dr Josh Andres is a human-computer interaction (HCI), interaction design, and user experience researcher and educator. He is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cybernetics at the Australian National University (ANU), investigating the design, experiential dimensions, and futures of emerging technologies, especially interactions with and enabled by intelligent computation such as AI, ubiquitous environments, human-machine co-pilot experiences outdoors, and experiences to support wellbeing. Josh is the Co-lead for Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity at the School of Cybernetics.

He is also 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, among many other volunteering roles.

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 leading the design of multi-device experiences enjoyed by millions of users.

He enjoys exploring the world with his little minions, working out and making smoothies.

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