Dr Nan Jiang

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Principal Academic in Software Quality & Software Testing

Group Coordinator

Areas of Expertise

Usability, Mobile Usability, User Experience


Dr Nan Jiang joined BU in 2010 and he is a Principal Academic in Software Quality and Testing. Prior to this, Nan 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.

Nan 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 he also provides technical support on backend development.

He 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.

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

Nan mainly teaches design and development. He acted as the Final Year Project Coordinator for 5 years and he is still the Programme Leader for MSc Information Technology.

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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 AT4SEND Training Package

August 23, 2021

We will shortly be releasing our Assistive Technology for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (AT4SEND) Training Package add-on to our…

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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…

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Guest lecture at University of Kent

October 18, 2017

Dr Nan Jiang, co-coordinator of BUCHI, was recently invited by Prof. Frank Wang at University of Kent to deliver a…