Team

We are a cloud based team, a lab without walls exploring design and material cultures, physical computing, data and humanities.

Our researchers, academics and technicians lead their respective fields and offer new insight to a practice-based approach to digital anthropology as it impacts our evolving cultures. 

We work collaboratively both across LCF and with other universities and cultural institutions in addition to undertaking self-initiated research. We engage externally through bespoke contract research and UKRI networks. See how we can help your organisation prepare for an even more connected future:

Lynne Murray
Founding Director

Research Interests: 
Augmented Reality, (AR), digital craft, immersive and material culture

Prof. Jane Harris Research and Innovation (Stratford)

Research Interests: 
CGI, experience economy, gaming, museum

Maria Dada
Research Fellow

Research Interests: 
Physical Computing, AI, Programmable matter, philosophy

Ragnar Hrafnkelsson Technical Coordinator

Research Interests: 
Sound, interactive media, physical computing and AI interactivity

Cher Potter
Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests: 
Post Western Design, Design Futures, cultures, ethnographies

Simon Thorogood
Senior Research Fellow

Research Interests: 
Systems of design practice participation and communication

Douglas Atkinson Innovation Research Fellow

Research Interests: 
Tangible interface, and ethnographic practice

Dr. Shama Rhama Post-Doc Researcher (BFTT)

Research Interests: 
Developing AI enabled Co-Creation for design with partner Away to Mars

Mark Dinoulis Post-Doc Research Fellow (BFTT)

Research Interests: 
Generative design of 3D human form, machine learning, photography

Daniel Caulfield Sriklad- Knowledge Exchange Coordinator

Research Interests: 
School of Media and Communications

Peter Hill Technical Manager 3D Design and Material Science (DLL)

Research Interests: 
Games design, photogrammetry, VR

Mala Siamptani Jewellery Lecturer, LCF Specialist Technician (DLL)

Research Interests: 
Jewellery, objects, design and materials

Mouhannad Al-Sayegh Creative Technologist (DLL)

Research Interests: 
Real Time graphics, AI and physical computing

Dr. Veronika Kapsali Reader in Materials Technology and Design

Research Interests: 
Programmable materials, structures and systems

Dr. Michele Danjoux Research Coordinator

Research Interests: 
School of Media and Communications
Preformance and media

Jack Connors
Business Support

Research Interests: 
Connecting industry networks to research.

Alexa Pollmann
Wearable Tech

Research Interests:
Co-Design, Gamification and Participatory Design practice across fashion.

Dr. Daniel Felstead

Research Interests:
AI, Care, Climate Crisis 
Experience, Participatory Practice, Plasticity, Speculative thinking.

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