Simon Jones


Simon Jones

Simon Jones (IE) is the Director of the HCS (Human Computer Studies) at the University of Amsterdam.

In the mid-1980's Simon Jones was one of the first to emerge from UK universities with research skills in Microelectronics Systems Design. Five years after his PhD, he was awarded a full Professorship at the UK's largest Engineering Research Institution - Loughborough University, where he held the ARM/Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Embedded Microelectronic Systems.

At the age of 31, the British Association for the Advancement of Science awarded him the "Brunel Prize"  for "an outstanding academic in engineering under the age of 40". Until 2006, Simon Jones directed the European department of the MIT Media Lab in Dublin, before he became Director of the Human Computer Studies at the University of Amsterdam.


Simon Jones participated in the Test_Lab: PLAY! on July 12, 2007.

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