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Full Name: 
Gary Marsden
Academic Role: 
Academic/Faculty
Biography: 

Note: Gary Marsden passed away in December 2013.

Gary Marsden was a professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Cape Town. His research interests were in Mobile Interaction Design and ICT for Development. He has co-authored a book, with Matt Jones titled “Mobile Interaction Design” which was published in 2006. He was director of the UCT ICT4D research centre and the UCT-Hasso Plattner Research School. He won the 2007 ACM SIGCHI Social Responsiveness award for his research in using mobile technology in the developing world. Despite all of this, he still could not use all the features on his mobile phone.

Research Project / Interests: 

ICT4D
HCI