Dylan Jones

Professor, Cardiff University

Dylan is a senior professor and Co-Director of HuFEX within the School of Psychology at Cardiff University, with over 300 peer-reviewed publications. His research spans over forty years, engaging in the human-centred aspects of a wide range of technologies, particularly in the defence domain and is renown for his pioneering work on virtual reality (particularly navigation of virtual space), speech recognition and synthesis, as well as interface design (particularly design to minimise effects of interruption and distraction), auditory memory and learning. He has an OBE for his work on Military Science.

He has previously taken on key administrative roles at Cardiff, being Head of School of Psychology, and for the last five years as Pro Vice-Chancellor for the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, giving him experience of managing large-scale budgets and major projects. He has a strong track record of developing early career researchers (through direct supervision and mentorship) and currently he has a mentor role to junior (and senior) academics across Cardiff University. He has a track record of providing researchers with technical and managerial skills that enable them to take on roles in commercial and academic settings.

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