Gareth is a postdoctoral research fellow on the V-SENSE project. His research focuses on the evaluation of XR for AR/VR/MR creative technology appliactions by applying both quantitative and qualitative human-computer interaction evaluation techniques. Throughout his career he has successfully designed, prototyped, and formally evaluated several custom interfaces by applying multiple design strategies to his creative process. He is a seasoned sound engineer, part-time digital artist, casual composer, and avid gamer.
Before joining V-SENSE, Gareth worked as a postdoctoral researcher on the Building City Dashboards project in the National Centre for Geocomputation (NCG) at Maynooth University. In this role, he was responsible for assessing the design effectiveness of city dashboard tools and examining alternative and multimodal platforms. He also contributed his passion for gaming and his expertise in HCI and design evaluation to the projects augmented and virtual reality research projects.
Gareth is a graduate of the Digital Arts and Humanities Structured Doctor of Philosophy programme delivered at University College Cork, Ireland (2016). He received his Master of Science degree in Music Technology from Dundalk Institute of Technology (2009), and his Bachelor of Engineering undergraduate honours degree in Sound and Broadcast Engineering from Glyndwr University (2007).
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