Hans Gellersen


Hans Gellersen is a Professor of Interactive Systems in the School of Computing and Communications at Lancaster University. He has a long-standing track record in ubiquitous computing and systems for human-computer interaction. He has led research on ‘smart objects’, context sensing, location tracking, activity recognition, device association, and novel devices for user interaction. Current specific interests are the eye-computer interface, fabrication of 3D interactive objects, and body language as interface. Hans is closely involved with the International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp), which he founded in 1999. He is also an Editorial Board Member of IEEE Pervasive Computing Magazine, and an Editor of the Journal on Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. Hans holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Karlsruhe.

  • Human-computer interaction
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Eye-computer interface
  • User interface systems and technologies
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