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Dr Roger Woodman

Job Title
Assistant Professor
Research Interests

Human factors, micromobility, autonomous vehicles, transport optimisation, safety engineering


Dr Roger Woodman is an Assistant Professor at WMG, University of Warwick, where he leads Human Factors research, within the Intelligent Vehicles group. He received his BSc in Computer Science from the University of Gloucestershire in 2006, MSc in Robotics from the University of the West of England in 2008, and PhD from the Bristol Robotics Laboratory in 2013. He has over 6 years of industrial experience, working in leading manufacturing, defence, and software companies. He joined the University of Southampton in 2013 as a Research Fellow, specialising in biomedical imaging. In 2017, he joined WMG at the University of Warwick as a Research Fellow, investigating human factors of low-speed autonomous transport. Among his research interests, are future of mobility, provable AI, transport optimisation, micromobility, and last-mile logistics. He has several scientific papers published in the field of autonomous vehicles and robotics. He lectures in the field of human-technology interaction and is an Associate Fellow of the HEA.

Open Positions
PhD in Micromobility Transport Modelling

Currently accepting applications for PhD students and Post-doctoral positions in the area of Human Factors.

Publications can be accessed via Warwick's Open Access page on WRAP. See also, Scopus, Orchid, ResearcherID, and Google Scholar.

  • Woodman, Roger, Winfield, Alan F. T., Harper, Chris, Fraser, Mike, 2011. Online hazard analysis for autonomous robots. In GroƟ, R.; Alboul, L.; Melhuish, C.; Witkowski, M.; Prescott, T. J.; Penders, J. (eds.), Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer, pp. 406-407