Scott Brown is a researcher and academic working with interactive technologies and human-centred design approaches for neurodiverse populations. He is an associate lecturer at UNSW Art & Design, located in the Creative Robotics Lab. His teaching and research practice focuses on creative implementations of embodied sensory interaction and the role of digital technology in social engagement.
Recently, Scott has developed responsive sensory spaces for facilitating conversation between autistic children and their parents and looked at methods of using social robots in therapeutic contexts. Through this research, Brown led the inaugural Autism MeetUp event (UNSW Art & Design) and has established the Neurodiversity + Embodiment group for researchers working in interdisciplinary approaches to advocating for neurodivese communities.