Brock Craft Profile Page


Name: Dr Brock Craft









Brock's research is focused on developing design methods for Information Visualisation, and physical computing. Additional areas of interest are collaborative design methods and sketching. He has lectured on Human-Computer Interaction, Web design, and e-Commerce. He has regularly chaired the International Symposium for Design and Aesthetics in Visualisation. Brock also creates electronic interactive art, and collaborates with contemporary artists on interactive installations.

Brock Craft received a PhD in Computer Science at University College London in 2007 and earned an MS in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University (Chicago) in 2001. His BA was in digital imaging and photography at Columbia College Chicago. For 10 years he was a network architect and worked for a Fortune 100 manufacturing subsidiary. He has an extensive background in visual design and development for web-based and visual interfaces. His areas of specialist knowledge are Information Visualisation, physical computing, and usability.




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Alistair Gray, Why Buy an iPod?: Exploring the Relationship Between Aesthetics, Pleasure, and Usability

Elizabeth Citron, Does Usability Affect Brand Perception?

Bejal Chawda, Do Attractive Things Work Better? An Exploration of Search Tool Visualisations

Sara Parker, UCL Interaction Centre

LKL News

Brock Craft is featured in the following news items:
Friday, 27 July 2012What the Research says 20th July Event Report
Wednesday, 29 June 2011"iBats", an†iPhone/Android†application for use by citizen scientists

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LKL Events

List of events at the London Knowledge Lab with Brock Craft:
Thursday, 13 October 2011Call for Participation Investigative workshop. "The Art and Science of Learning Design"
Tuesday, 09 October 2007Computer generated art using context-free grammars

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