For University of Maryland Faculty and Staff
How do you become a member of the HCIL?
$5K or more a year to support HCIL activities and/or
Lead a HCIL workshop or tutorial at the Symposium and/or
Be an HCIL Assistant Director and lead a critical activity in the lab
1. You declare you want to be!
2. You give information to be listed on the HCIL Website
3. You note your affiliation with the HCIL on your website or on publications when appropriate
4. You attend 2 HCIL Faculty Meetings a year (if not on sabbatical)
5. You donate one or more of 3 things:
What are the benefits of being a member of the HCIL?
1. A Supportive Community:
Connecting to others who you can work with to initiate larger interdisciplinary research projects
Thursday Brown Bag Lunches which offer time to get feedback and mentorship for ongoing work
You can be a part of a friendly, supportive, cohort of people for years to come! (e.g., go skating, share chocolate, go on retreats, ice cream parties, etc.)
2. Exposure to a Wider Audience and Set of Colleagues:
During the HCIL annual Symposium you and your students will gain exposure to industry and government professionals who may also eventually be potential sponsors/partners
Your students will gain exposure to multidisciplinary faculty, students, and research
HCIL Directors give lab talks outside of UMD which include your work and promote potential funding opportunities
Your work and students are promoted on our website
You can contribute Tech Reports to the Lab which are accessed by people throughout the world
3. Additional Resources
With the lab's expansion there will be among the best facilities on campus to do research: a new enlarged shared lab, usability lab, office space, graduate student space, technology connections to other labs
There is administrative support to the lab that could be increased with additional funds
How do you become an HCIL collaborator?
Just work with one of the HCIL members!