Portrait of Stuart Taylor

Stuart Taylor

Senior Research Software Development Engineer


I joined the Sensors and Devices group at Microsoft Research Cambridge in September 2011 as a Research Software Development Engineer (RSDE). I previously worked in the Socio-Digital System group for five years and prior to that, spent 6 months working in the Cambridge Innovation Development group.

I graduated in 1989 with a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Hatfield Polytechnic (now the University of Hertfordshire) and subsequently studied at Birkbeck College, University of London, completing an MSc in Computing Science in 1995.

Research Interests

  • Tangible User Interfaces
  • Paper Interfaces
  • Interactive Surfaces
  • Mobile Communication Devices
  • Novel Uses of Technology

Work History

Over the years, I’ve worked for a broad range of companies and have built up a wide range of experience. I’ve developed for a variety of platforms, both at the application and driver level and have also undertaken a number of embedded projects.

Some of the companies that I’ve worked for include:

  • Xerox Research Centre Europe
  • PageCam Inc.
  • Newnham Research Limited
  • The Warp Corporation
  • Xenia Technology
  • WorldPay
  • Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)