Scott Bateman

Associate Professor

Computer Science

Gillin Hall GC128C

1 506 447 3336

Research interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
  • Computer Supported Collaboration
  • Games and Gamification


Dr. Scott Bateman is the director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab, where his research is motivated by designing and building technology that works best for people. His work focuses on novel input interactions, visual analytics, computer-based collaboration, and games for learning and health. He joined UNB in the summer of 2015, after 2.5 years as at the University of Prince Edward Island.

He received a PhD and Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan, and has worked as a researcher with Microsoft Research, IBM Watson Research, the University of Calgary and the National College of Ireland. Dr. Bateman has been an Associate Editor for several leading international journals and conferences. A frequent collaborator with industry, the HCI Lab has ongoing collaborations with several companies, and has completed several industry R+D projects supported by NBIF, NSERC and NRC.