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...making body, mind, and tech work together.

I’m passionate about creating and understanding experiences we have with tech in our everyday lives. I focus on mobile experiences centered around self-understanding and daily routines. I also focus on accessibility and understanding how the role of tech changes for individuals.

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  • NAMERobert Beaton
  • NICKNAMEBobby
  • RESEARCH AREASUsability Engineering, Biometric Feedback Devices, Assessing Cognitive Fatigue and Engagement States, Human Factors Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mobile Devices, Art and Technology, Interaction Design
  • SCHOOLVirginia Tech
  • DEPARTMENTCenter For Human-Computer Interaction
  • DEGREE STATUSPhD Candidate-Post Qualifier
  • E-MAILrbeaton@vt.edu

At A Glance...

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Education

Ph.D Candidate-Computer Science 2012 - 2015

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Currently Ph.D. at Virginia Tech in Computer Science focusing on Human-Computer Interaction.

M.S. Thesis-Computer Science Completed: May, 2012

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Overall GPA: 3.78

M.S. Thesis- On Digital Drumming: Collaborative, Dyadic, Co-Located, Coordinated Interaction

B.S.-Computer Science Completed: May, 2007

Radford University
Minor: Mathematics

Completed B.S. at Radford University in Computer Science focusing on Computer Science

Research Areas

User Analysis

Usability Engineering

Biometric Feedback Devices

Design Requirements

Systems Engineering

Mobile Devices

Art and Technology

Skill Set

Large Group Engagement & Management

Information Architecture Specialist

One-on-One Instruction

Accessibility Engineer

Usability Engineer and Developer

Mobile App Interaction Designer