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Lars Erik Holmquist is Professor of Innovation at Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He is an internationally leading researcher in human computer interaction, interaction design and ubiquitous computing. He has published over 100 articles in fields such as HCI, design methods, mobile applications and ubiquitous computing, which have been cited more than 3500 times. His work has been presented at major scientific conferences including CHI, SIGGRAPH, UIST, UbiComp, Mobile HCI, InfoVis and ECSCW. His first book, Grounded Innovation: Strategies for Creating Digital Products, was published by Morgan Kaufman in 2012, and provides a practical guide to the design-driven innovation process, with many examples drawn from his own research and elsewhere. He was Principal Scientist at Yahoo Labs in Sunnyvale, where he did research in areas such as location-based services, interactive television and augmented reality. Other appointments include Full Professor at Södertörn University, Lab Leader at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, and co-founder and Research Leader of the Mobile Life Centre in Kista, Sweden. He has led a number of major research projects, from agencies including the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems, several large European Union projects, and two collaborative grants with Stanford from the Wallenberg Global Learning Network. He has served on technical program committees, including UbiComp, CHI, UIST, NordiCHI, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia and Mobile HCI, and is an associate editor for two journals in ubicomp and robotics. He has supervised two Ph.D. students to completion and served on Ph.D. thesis committees in Sweden and Denmark. He was awarded an Individual Grant for the Advancement of Young Research Leaders (INGVAR) from the Foundation for Strategic Research, one of the most prestigious personal grants for researchers in Sweden. 

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Lars Erik Holmquist is Professor of Innovation at Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK. He is an internationally leading researcher in human computer interaction, interaction design and ubiquitous computing. He has published over 100 articles in fields such as HCI, design methods, mobile applications and ubiquitous computing, which have been cited more than 3500 times. His work has been presented at major scientific conferences including CHI, SIGGRAPH, UIST, UbiComp, Mobile HCI, InfoVis and ECSCW. His first book, Grounded Innovation: Strategies for Creating Digital Products, was published by Morgan Kaufman in 2012, and provides a practical guide to the design-driven innovation process, with many examples drawn from his own research and elsewhere. He was Principal Scientist at Yahoo Labs in Sunnyvale, where he did research in areas such as location-based services, interactive television and augmented reality. Other appointments include Full Professor at Södertörn University, Lab Leader at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, and co-founder and Research Leader of the Mobile Life Centre in Kista, Sweden. He has led a number of major research projects, from agencies including the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems, several large European Union projects, and two collaborative grants with Stanford from the Wallenberg Global Learning Network. He has served on technical program committees, including UbiComp, CHI, UIST, NordiCHI, SIGGRAPH, SIGGRAPH Asia and Mobile HCI, and is an associate editor for two journals in ubicomp and robotics. He has supervised two Ph.D. students to completion and served on Ph.D. thesis committees in Sweden and Denmark. He was awarded an Individual Grant for the Advancement of Young Research Leaders (INGVAR) from the Foundation for Strategic Research, one of the most prestigious personal grants for researchers in Sweden. 
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