Ben Dalton

Ben Dalton is a computational design and new technology researcher based in the Faculty of Arts, Environment & Technology at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He is the director of the Experimental Media Unit, a Principal Lecturer in the faculty and visiting Professor at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway. He has a background in ubiquitous computing and mobile sensor networks from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab, and has conducted research in the Århus University Electron-Molecular Interaction group, University of Leeds Spintronics and Magnetic Nanostructures lab and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, Camden. Ben’s work includes EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK) funded research projects in to visualising pedestrian usage patterns in interactive urban spaces and wearable computing sensors for ubiquitous computing applications, Hewlett-Packard funded development of a GPS music city archive app presented at the FACT gallery Liverpool and the ICA gallery London, and arts funding including ARTiMELT, an Arts Council England supported residency.