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Dr Roger Woodman

Job Title
Assistant Professor (Human Factors)
Research Interests

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


Roger Woodman is an Assistant Professor and Human Factors research lead at WMG, University of Warwick. He received his PhD from Bristol Robotics Laboratory and has more than 20 years of experience working in industry and academia. Among his research interests, are trust and acceptance of new technology with a focus on self-driving vehicles, shared mobility, and human-machine interfaces. He has several scientific papers published in the field of connected and autonomous vehicles. He lectures on the topic of Human Factors of Future Mobility and is the Co-director of the Centre for Doctoral Training, training doctoral researchers in the areas of intelligent and electrified mobility systems.


Publications can be accessed via Warwick's Open Access page on WRAP. See also: External profile

  • 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