I am a Professor of Computing at the University of Nottingham and co-director of the Mixed Reality Laboratory (www.mrl.nott.ac.uk) an interdisciplinary research facility that is home of a team of over fifty researchers. I have previously directed the EPSRC Equator IRC (www.equator.ac.uk) exploring the design of ubiquitous computing technologies that place digital interaction in our everyday world. I am deputy director of the Horizon digital economy hub at Nottingham (www.horizon.ac.uk).I was elected a member of the ACM SIGCHI Academy in 2009. I am a Fellow of the British Computing Society and a Fellow of the ACM. I currently serve as a member of the UK CRC exec committee.