UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


Dr Nicolai Marquardt

Dr Nicolai Marquardt



  • Senior Lecturer
    Dept of Computer Science
    Faculty of Engineering Science

Joined UCL


Research Themes

Nicolai Marquardt is Lecturer in Physical Computing at the University College London. At the UCL Interaction Centre he is working in the research areas of ubiquitous computing, physical user interfaces, proxemic interactions, and interactive surfaces. 

Nicolai did his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Calgary working with his advisor Saul Greenberg. He is a former intern at Microsoft Research Cambridge/UK and Redmond/USA and received an MSc/diplom degree in Media Systems from the Bauhaus-University Weimar. Nicolai is co-author of the book Sketching User Experiences: The Workbook (Morgan Kaufmann 2012) with Saul Greenberg, Sheelagh Carpendale, and Bill Buxton. 

Award year Qualification Institution
2016 FHEA
ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow
Teaching and Learning in Higher Education


Human-Computer Interaction|*|Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces|*|Proxemic Interactions|*|Tangible User Interfaces|*|Ubiquitous Computing