Assistant Professor, Design
Dr Dan Lockton is an interaction designer, researcher and Assistant Professor in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon. His research centers on people's interactions with technology and the designed world, and how that affects the way we think, act, and understand. Dan leads the new Imaginaries Lab and is Chair of Design Studies in the School of Design. Dan is also a Faculty Affiliate of the CMU Scott Institute for Energy Innovation, a visiting tutor at the Royal College of Art, London, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Dan is creator of the Design with Intent toolkit (Equifine, 2010), an editor of Living Labs: Design and Assessment of Sustainable Living (Springer, 2016), led the editorial team for Creative Citizens’ Variety Pack: Inspiring Digital Ideas from Community Projects (RCA, 2014), a co-author of Drawing Energy: Exploring Perceptions of the Invisible (RCA, 2015), and author of Rebel Without Applause (Bookmarque, 2003), a history of the Reliant Motor Company. He regularly publishes in international academic journals at at conferences, in design, HCI, and related fields, including co-authoring with students, but also maintains an active engagement with professional interaction design practice through speaking and running workshops at industry events around the world.