Dr Thomas Bohné

Head of the Cyber-Human Lab & Senior Research Associate

Thomas Bohné is the founder and head of the Cyber-Human Lab at the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering. He is also leading research on human-oriented digital systems and the impact of digital technologies on human behaviour as part of a new EPSRC Made Smarter Innovation Research Centre. With his team he co-founded and is co-leading the Augmented Workforce Initiative in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.


He is member of the Management Board of the Observatory for Human Machine Collaboration, member of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Agri-Food Robotics, and member of the Strategic Technology and Innovation Management Consortium. Thomas is co-founder, Senior Treasurer, and Executive Committee member of the Cambridge University VR / AR Society. He is former president and current Senior Treasurer of the Cambridge University Cycling Club. He is also trustee (“Vertrauensdozent”) of the UK Group of “Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft”.

Thomas holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering, an MPhil from Cambridge’s Judge Business School, and an MLitt from the University of St Andrews. He has been a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University and has held positions at RWTH Aachen University and the University of Auckland. He has also worked in consulting, investment banking, venture capital, pharma, retail, public policy, and emergency response.


He has received many awards including the Institute for Manufacturing’s Research Excellence Award, IEEE Conference on Human-Machine Systems Best Paper Award, Early Career Excellence in Teaching Award, Knut Holt Best Paper Award, and Hayek Fund Award.

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