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Faculty Listed by Research


Accessibility

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
@bederson
Computer Science

Information visualization, interaction strategies, digital libraries, and accessibility issues such as voting system usability.

Leah Findlater

Leah Findlater
@leahfindlater
iSchool

Personalized interfaces, interaction techniques, assistive technology, and information and communication technologies for development.

Jon Froehlich

Jon Froehlich
@jonfroehlich
Computer Science

I am interested in designing, building, and evaluating technology to address high-impact social problems such as environmental sustainability, personal health and well-being, and computer accessibility. My research often involves topics from persuasive technology, behavioral and environmental psychology, personal informatics, mobile health (mHealth), and sustainable HCI.



Communities

Jennifer Golbeck

Jennifer Golbeck
@jengolbeck
iSchool

Social Networks, trust, intelligent interfaces, emergency and disaster response systems

Jennifer Preece


Design Process

Tammy Clegg

Tammy Clegg
@TammyUMD
Education

Study the design of educational technology to promote learner identity development.

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Mona Leigh Guha

Mona Leigh Guha
@mona_leigh
iSchool

Technology and design methods for children and families

Kent L. Norman

Kent L. Norman
@knorman2031
Psychology

Cognitive psychology, human judgment and decision making, human problem solving, cyberpsychology, human factors, electronic educational environments, menu selection, and navigation.

Michael L. Pack

Michael L. Pack
Engineering

Intelligent Transportation Systems, Serious Games, Incident Management, Transportation Visualization, User Interface Design, Traveler Information, Image Processing.



Digital Humanities

Kari Kraus

Kari Kraus
iSchool

Digital humanities, virtual worlds, intellectual property, image search and retrieval, new models of scholarly communication.

Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin
@lintool
iSchool

Computational linguistics, information retrieval, question answering, search interfaces, theoretical linguistics.

Catherine Plaisant

Catherine Plaisant
@cplaisant
UMIACS

User interface design and evaluation, information visualization, evaluation methods, public access, digital libraries.



Digital Libraries

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
@bederson
Computer Science

Information visualization, interaction strategies, digital libraries, and accessibility issues such as voting system usability.

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Anne Rose

Anne Rose
@annetrose
UMIACS

Information visualization and digital libraries with an emphasis on service oriented projects.



Education

June Ahn

June Ahn
@ahnjune
iSchool

Impact of communication technologies in education policy and student learning. In particular (a) the policies and practices of K-12 cyber schools, and (b) the effect of social media on youth learning and information behavior.

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
@bederson
Computer Science

Information visualization, interaction strategies, digital libraries, and accessibility issues such as voting system usability.

Tammy Clegg

Tammy Clegg
@TammyUMD
Education

Study the design of educational technology to promote learner identity development.

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Evan Golub

Evan Golub
Computer Science

Educational technology, tablet-enhanced applications, ubiquitous computing, and creativity support tools.

Mona Leigh Guha

Mona Leigh Guha
@mona_leigh
iSchool

Technology and design methods for children and families

Kent L. Norman

Kent L. Norman
@knorman2031
Psychology

Cognitive psychology, human judgment and decision making, human problem solving, cyberpsychology, human factors, electronic educational environments, menu selection, and navigation.

Anne Rose

Anne Rose
@annetrose
UMIACS

Information visualization and digital libraries with an emphasis on service oriented projects.



History

Jason Farman

Jason Farman
@farman
American Studies

Mobile technologies, locative media, digital storytelling, cultural geography, gaming, and the history of technology.



Innovation, Discovery, and Creativity

Jon Froehlich

Jon Froehlich
@jonfroehlich
Computer Science

I am interested in designing, building, and evaluating technology to address high-impact social problems such as environmental sustainability, personal health and well-being, and computer accessibility. My research often involves topics from persuasive technology, behavioral and environmental psychology, personal informatics, mobile health (mHealth), and sustainable HCI.

Mona Leigh Guha

Mona Leigh Guha
@mona_leigh
iSchool

Technology and design methods for children and families

Kent L. Norman

Kent L. Norman
@knorman2031
Psychology

Cognitive psychology, human judgment and decision making, human problem solving, cyberpsychology, human factors, electronic educational environments, menu selection, and navigation.

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.



Interaction Design & Children

Tammy Clegg

Tammy Clegg
@TammyUMD
Education

Study the design of educational technology to promote learner identity development.

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Evan Golub

Evan Golub
Computer Science

Educational technology, tablet-enhanced applications, ubiquitous computing, and creativity support tools.

Mona Leigh Guha

Mona Leigh Guha
@mona_leigh
iSchool

Technology and design methods for children and families



Medical Informatics

Catherine Plaisant

Catherine Plaisant
@cplaisant
UMIACS

User interface design and evaluation, information visualization, evaluation methods, public access, digital libraries.

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.



Physical Devices

Allison Druin

Allison Druin
@adruin
iSchool

Children's interface technologies, educational applications, children as design partners, digital libraries, mobile computing, online communities.

Jason Farman

Jason Farman
@farman
American Studies

Mobile technologies, locative media, digital storytelling, cultural geography, gaming, and the history of technology.

Leah Findlater

Leah Findlater
@leahfindlater
iSchool

Personalized interfaces, interaction techniques, assistive technology, and information and communication technologies for development.

Jon Froehlich

Jon Froehlich
@jonfroehlich
Computer Science

I am interested in designing, building, and evaluating technology to address high-impact social problems such as environmental sustainability, personal health and well-being, and computer accessibility. My research often involves topics from persuasive technology, behavioral and environmental psychology, personal informatics, mobile health (mHealth), and sustainable HCI.



Privacy

Jennifer Golbeck

Jennifer Golbeck
@jengolbeck
iSchool

Social Networks, trust, intelligent interfaces, emergency and disaster response systems

Jessica Vitak

Jessica Vitak
@jvitak
iSchool

I study how people's use of communication technologies affects their information disclosures, privacy attitudes and behaviors, relationship maintenance and self-presentation strategies, and accrual of social capital resources. I am especially interested in framing this research through the lens of context collapse.



Public Access

Ira Chinoy

Ira Chinoy
@ichinoy
Journalism

Computer-assisted reporting, investigative journalism, overcoming barriers for access to public records, archives as resources for journalists, history of journalism and emerging media, history of information.

Catherine Plaisant

Catherine Plaisant
@cplaisant
UMIACS

User interface design and evaluation, information visualization, evaluation methods, public access, digital libraries.

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.



Social and Ethical Implications

June Ahn

June Ahn
@ahnjune
iSchool

Impact of communication technologies in education policy and student learning. In particular (a) the policies and practices of K-12 cyber schools, and (b) the effect of social media on youth learning and information behavior.

Marshini Chetty

Marshini Chetty
@ineffablicious
iSchool

I study the use of high-speed broadband especially under the constraints of cost and performance (e.g., in developing countries) and I create tools to make broadband setup, monitoring, and management easier for everyday users. My research spans human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, and information and communications for development.

Tammy Clegg

Tammy Clegg
@TammyUMD
Education

Study the design of educational technology to promote learner identity development.

Jon Froehlich

Jon Froehlich
@jonfroehlich
Computer Science

I am interested in designing, building, and evaluating technology to address high-impact social problems such as environmental sustainability, personal health and well-being, and computer accessibility. My research often involves topics from persuasive technology, behavioral and environmental psychology, personal informatics, mobile health (mHealth), and sustainable HCI.

Jennifer Golbeck

Jennifer Golbeck
@jengolbeck
iSchool

Social Networks, trust, intelligent interfaces, emergency and disaster response systems

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.



Social Media & Networks

June Ahn

June Ahn
@ahnjune
iSchool

Impact of communication technologies in education policy and student learning. In particular (a) the policies and practices of K-12 cyber schools, and (b) the effect of social media on youth learning and information behavior.

Jason Farman

Jason Farman
@farman
American Studies

Mobile technologies, locative media, digital storytelling, cultural geography, gaming, and the history of technology.

Jennifer Golbeck

Jennifer Golbeck
@jengolbeck
iSchool

Social Networks, trust, intelligent interfaces, emergency and disaster response systems

Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin
@lintool
iSchool

Computational linguistics, information retrieval, question answering, search interfaces, theoretical linguistics.

Jessica Vitak

Jessica Vitak
@jvitak
iSchool

I study how people's use of communication technologies affects their information disclosures, privacy attitudes and behaviors, relationship maintenance and self-presentation strategies, and accrual of social capital resources. I am especially interested in framing this research through the lens of context collapse.



Visualization

Benjamin B. Bederson

Benjamin B. Bederson
@bederson
Computer Science

Information visualization, interaction strategies, digital libraries, and accessibility issues such as voting system usability.

Timothy C. Clausner

Timothy C. Clausner
iSchool

Cognitive science. Meaning representation and cognitive processes in language, vision, and human computer interaction. Information visualization. Semantic theory linked with perceptual processes.

Jimmy Lin

Jimmy Lin
@lintool
iSchool

Computational linguistics, information retrieval, question answering, search interfaces, theoretical linguistics.

Michael L. Pack

Michael L. Pack
Engineering

Intelligent Transportation Systems, Serious Games, Incident Management, Transportation Visualization, User Interface Design, Traveler Information, Image Processing.

Catherine Plaisant

Catherine Plaisant
@cplaisant
UMIACS

User interface design and evaluation, information visualization, evaluation methods, public access, digital libraries.

Anne Rose

Anne Rose
@annetrose
UMIACS

Information visualization and digital libraries with an emphasis on service oriented projects.

Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman
@benbendc
Computer Science

Information visualization, user interface design, human-computer interaction theories, empirical methods, universal usability.


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