Andy Miah

University of Salford, Manchester

Professor Andy Miah is Chair of Science Communication & Future Media in the School of Science, Engineering, and Environment at the University of Salford, Manchester. Author of 10 books about emerging technologies, Professor Miah is known for his research into artificial intelligence, human enhancement, immersive realities, and esports. He is an Advisory Board Member of the British Esports Association, Commission Member of the Global Esports Federation, and author of Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World (MIT Press, 2017). In 2020, he co-founded the International Journal of Esports, the world’s first scientific journal in the subject. Previous roles include providing digital media training for IAAF athletes, social media guidance for Olympic athletes, and mentoring on the International Olympic Committee Young Reporters Programme.