Myers is a Senior Research Scientist in the Human-Computer Interaction
Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie
University. He is the author or editor of over 230 publications, including
three books, and he is on the editorial board of five journals. He has
consulted for over 40 companies on user interface design and implementation.
Myers received a PhD in computer science at the University of Toronto where
he developed the Peridot UIMS. He received the MS and BSc degrees from
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during which time he was a research
intern at Xerox PARC. From 1980 until 1983, he worked at PERQ Systems Corporation.
His research interests include user interfaces, handheld computers, programming
languages for kids, User Interface Development Systems, Programming by
Example, Visual Programming, interaction techniques, window management,
and programming environments. He belongs to SIGCHI, ACM, IEEE, IEEE Computer
Society, and Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility.