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 integration, inbodied interaction, human-AI teaming, and using a cybernetic lens to reveal and study the relationship between humans, AI-enabled cyber-physical systems and the environment as one whole ecosystem.
Josh is a member of the ACM SIGCHI Executive Committee as Adjunct Chair for Awards; he is also a Research Fellow at the Wellth Lab Southampton University UK, and an Associate Researcher at the Exertion Games Lab Monash University AU.
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 involving the management and planning of Special Interest Groups.
Before joining the ANU, he spent seven years at IBM Research working on HCI, UX, AI and health, Blockchain, Future of work, EdTech, where he also co-invented over 20 patents. The decade prior, Josh worked across various industries (banking, healthcare, retail, legal, education), leading the design of multi-device experiences that millions of users enjoy.
In his free time, he is a volunteer soccer coach and enjoys practising callisthenics and making smoothies.