Shamus P. Smith

Dr. Shamus Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at The University of Newcastle, Australia. He is a software engineer and has research expertise in virtual reality and human-computer interaction. His current research interests include touch-based technologies (e.g. multi-touch tables and haptic devices), the reuse of gaming technology (e.g. for hazardous environment simulation and healthcare applications) and technology enhanced learning (e.g. m-learning and serious games).

He is co-founder of the i3 Lab research group and DICE (Digital Identity, Curation and Education) network at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

He supervises M.Sc and Ph.D students and would be interested in taking on postgraduate students with research interests in virtual environments, haptic-based interaction, eHealth or Technology Enhanced Learning. Candidates are welcome to apply for admission and scholarships.

His Research Profile is online at The University of Newcastle, Australia and on Google Scholar.