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Dr Roger Woodman

Job Title
Assistant Professor
Research Interests

Human Factors, Future Mobility, Human?machine Interaction, Micromobility, Autonomous Vehicles


Dr Roger Woodman is an Assistant Professor at WMG, University of Warwick and the Human Factors research lead, 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 more than six years 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 shared mobility, human-machine interaction, micromobility, and last mile logistics. He has several scientific papers published in the field of connected and autonomous vehicles. He lectures in the field of Human Factors of Future Mobility and is a Fellow of the HEA.

Open Positions

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.

  • Smyth, Joseph, Robinson, Jonathan, Burridge, Rebecca, Jennings, Paul. A., Woodman, Roger, 2021. Towards the management and mitigation of motion sickness ? an update to the field. In Black, Nancy; Neumann, Patrick; Noy, Ian (eds.), Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2021) : Volume III: Sector Based Ergonomics, Springer International Publishing, pp. 834-840
  • Woodman, Roger, Winfield, Alan F. T., Harper, Chris, Fraser, Mike, 2011. Online hazard analysis for autonomous robots. In Groß, R.; Alboul, L.; Melhuish, C.; Witkowski, M.; Prescott, T. J.; Penders, J. (eds.), Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer, pp. 406-407
Title Funder Award start Award end
Evaluation of E-scooter Sounds to Support Blind and Partially Sighted People Voi Technology Ltd 15 Mar 2021 15 Sep 2022