Catherine Plaisant and co-authors from the University of Maryland, Utexas, Ukentucky, Yale, and MedStar's paper, "Novel user interface designs for medical reconciliation," on Twinlist won a Distinguished Paper award at the American Medical Informatics Association Conference.
Ben Shneiderman was a guest speaker on the Kojo Nnamdi Show's program on "Improving Electronic Health Records" on October 30th. The department of Computer Science had done a brief write up.
Kotaro Hara, Jon Froehlich, and undergraduates, Vicki Le, Sean Panella, and Robert Moore's, paper, "Improving public transit accessibility for blind riders by crowdsourcing bus stop landmark locations with Google Street View," won best paper at ASSETS'13.
To celebrate the HCIL's 30th anniversary, Interactions Magazine featured the HCIL in an article entitled, "30 Years at the University of Maryland's Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL)."
The University of Maryland's vimeo channel features a video, which give an overview of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab's work to celebrate its 30th anniversary.
Who We Are
The HCIL has a long, rich history of transforming the experience people have with new technologies. From understanding user needs, to developing and evaluating those technologies, the lab's faculty, staff, and students have been leading the way in HCI research and teaching. read more about the HCIL and it’s mission>
Celebrating 30 Years of Contributions to HCI
The University of Maryland iSchool and HCIL have an open rank faculty position available in HCI! We are looking for a new creative and forward-thinking colleague with an outstanding record of research and teaching in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
Interested in an extended stay at the HCIL? Industrial visitors can spend six months or more learning about HCI working with us on active projects - such as recent visitors from Toyota, Toshiba and Hitachi.