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Robert Houghton

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering

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Biography

Robert Houghton is a member of the Human Factors Research Group.

Teaching Summary

Module convenor

This year I also contribute to the teaching on:

Project Supervision

Course Director

Administration

Research Summary

I'm currently working on research concerning ubiquitous computing and the human factors of innovative digital services and technologies through Horizon Digital Economy Research. I also carry out more… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

I'm currently working on research concerning ubiquitous computing and the human factors of innovative digital services and technologies through Horizon Digital Economy Research. I also carry out more general Human Factors research as a member of the Human Factors Research Group (HFRG).

Past Research

EU FP7 (SPACE) i-MARS: Analysis of Mars Multi-Resolution Images using Auto-Coregistration, Data Mining and Crowd Source Techniques

--> media coverage in Horizon Magazine: Researchers tackle The Martian's Science Fiction.

PEACHS (Philosophy and Ergonomics in Complex Human Systems)Together with colleagues in HFRG and Philosophy I was awarded a University Research Board Discipline Bridging Award to establish an interdisciplinary dialogue between philosophy and Ergonomics/Human Factors around themes of Concepts, Causality and Consciousness culminating in an international symposium on 6.6.2016.

TSB DIGITAL RAILWAY Health and Prognostic Assessment of Railway Assets for Predictive Maintenance (HPA)

--> media coverage in Rail Engineer June 2016 http://www.railengineer.uk/2016/06/09/issue-140-june-2016/

EU FP7 (NMNP) USE-IT-WISELY: Innovative continuous upgrades of high investment product-services

TSB KNOWLEDGE TRANFER PARTNERSHIP with Integrated Transport Planning Ltd.

Before coming to Nottingham I worked in defence Human Factors (in particular C4ISR, Network Enabled Capability and search of environment) via the Human Factors Integration Defence Technology Centre (HFIDTC). A range of technical reports I authored or co-authored on those topics can be found archived for download on the project website.

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