Professor Nan Jiang

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Professor & Head of Department of Computing and Informatics

Areas of Expertise

Usability, Mobile Usability, User Experience


Prof Nan Jiang is the Head of Computing and Informatics and Professor in Human Computer Interaction. Prior to this he was an Open Distance Learning (ODL) tutor at Queen Mary, University of London, where he also received his PhD in Web Usability and MSc in Advanced Methods.

Prof Jiang has 5 years of full stack web development experience as a freelance technical consultant and technical writer. He is specialised in web/mobile architectural and interface design but also provides technical support on backend development.

Prof Jiang has provided consultancy for many companies and organisations through a number of industrial and research projects funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Commission Horizon 2020 (H2020), Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Prof Jiang was also a public invited expert for W3C HTML Working Group and he is still a member of W3C China.

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News Articles

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Authentibility Pass secures Proof of Concept fu...

September 30, 2020

The Authentibility Pass team (Dr Huseyin Dogan, Professor Keith Phalp, Dr Paul Whittington, Dr Nan Jiang, Dr Benjamin Gorman, Lesley…

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BUCHI presented at IFIP TC 13 Annual Symposium ...

March 11, 2016

The IFIP TC13 Open Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is part of a series of open events organised by the Technical Committee…

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Development of EduAbility Training Package

August 23, 2021

We will shortly be releasing our EduAbility Training Package add-on to our previously developed EduAbility Application. This aims to provide…

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Dr Nan Jiang’s research is featured on WI...

January 26, 2018

Dr Nan Jiang’s research on designing user friendly CAPTCHA schemes for smart devices was featured in a recent article titled…

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Dr Nan Jiang’s research is featured again on WI...

March 27, 2019

Dr Nan Jiang’s expertise on captchas was featured in a recent article titled “Google’s reCAPTCHA test has been tricked by…

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Dr Paul Whittington’s research featured o...

December 4, 2018

Our research on Assistive Technologies featured on both the BBC South Today and BBC Radio Solent last Friday. Paul and I were interviewed…