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PERVADE project featured at a Coalition for National Science Funding event

As the UMD representative at a Coalition for National Science Funding event, Jessica Vitak went to Capitol Hill to talk with Congressional representatives about the pervasive data ethics research she and her PERVADE collaborators are working on.

Druin Named ACM Fellow

Allison Druin has been named an ACM 2016 Fellow.

Bederson Receives Best Historical Paper Award

Ben Bederson and his co-authors Amy Karlson and Pekka Parhi  received a Best Historical Paper Award at MobileHCI 2016.

Shneiderman and Plaisant Receive “Test of Time” Awards

This October, Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant were honored with two “Test of Time” Awards at the IEEE VIS2016 Conference in Baltimore, MD.

HCIL Welcomes New Directors

The HCIL is pleased to welcome new Director Niklas Elmqvist and Associate Director Jessica Vitak!

Designing the User Interface, 6th Edition

Since its first edition in 1986, Designing the User Interface has been a cornerstone in the conversation about human-computer interaction. Its revised 6th edition includes contributions from several HCIL members.

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Chetty and Clegg Receive Google Faculty Research Award

HCIL faculty members Marshini Chetty and Tammy Clegg have received a Google Faculty Research Award to study children’s mental models of online safety on mobile devices.

Allison Druin Elected to SIGCHI Academy

Allison Druin has been elected to the SIGCHI Academy.

Praise for Shneiderman’s ABCs of Research

Ben Shneiderman’s The New ABCs of Research has been getting great advance press .