skip to primary navigationskip to content

Sustainability Leadership for the Built Environment (IDBE)

Part-time Master's and Postgraduate Certificate courses from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Studying at Cambridge


Alan Blackwell

Alan Blackwell



Dr Alan Blackwell is Reader in Interdisciplinary Design at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. Originally trained as a professional engineer, and with extensive professional experience in the private sector, he returned to academic life for a masters degree in Computer Science and doctorate in Psychology. He developed and teaches a design curriculum for computer science students in Cambridge, and supervises design research students in architecture, engineering, psychology and music. He is a Fellow of Darwin College, Vice President of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, a Director of Cambridge Enterprise, and co-Director of the Crucible Network for Research in Interdisciplinary Design.