Bio Ian Pitt

Dr Ian Pitt

Funded Investigator

Dr Ian Pitt lectures in Usability Engineering and Interactive Media in the School of Computer Science & Information Technology, University College Cork. He took his D.Phil at the University of York, UK, then worked as a research fellow at Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany, before moving to Cork in 1997. He is the leader of the Interaction Design, E-learning and Speech (IDEAS) Research Group at UCC, which is currently working on a variety of projects relating to multi-modal human-computer interaction across various application domains. His research interests centre around the use of speech and non-speech sound in computer interfaces, and the design of computer systems for use by blind and visually-impaired people.