Photos of Ben Shneiderman

More photos of Ben Shneiderman at HCIL events can be found here.

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Photos by Mike Morgan for the University of Maryland, Convocation Ceremony on September 14, 2016.

Ben Shneiderman interviews U. S. Chief Data Scientist D. J. Patil on the College Park campus, April 8, 2016, photo by Evan Golub.

Ben Shneiderman receives Honorary Doctorate from SUNY-Stony Brook on May 21, 2015 and gives Commencement Address
(Courtesy of Samuel Levitan Photography)

Ben at his new standing desk from (March 2015)

Photos by Glen Ricart at University of Utah, January 2014

Ben’s new stand-up desk, February 27, 2014

Ben plays pool with Megan Monroe at IEEE VIS party in Atlanta, photo by Robert Kosara, October 15, 2013

Ben receives Distinguished University Professor Award from Provost Mary Ann Rankin and President Wallace Loh at the University of Maryland College Park, MD, October 8, 2013

Mor Naaman (Rutgers Univ) creates logo for his lab with my photo for CHI 2011 (May 2011, Vancouver)

Photos by Alan P. Santos for Univ of Maryland, February 5, 2012

Ben Shneiderman portraits by John Consoli of University of Maryland, May 10, 2010

(These may be freely used with credit line for John Consoli)

Dana Boyd with Ben Shneiderman wearing her hat at the ICWSM conference, May 26, 2010 in Washington, DC

Photo by Marc Smith

Portrait by Natt Phenjati, during visit to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, February 17-18, 2010, to deliver the Vollmer W. Fries Lecture on Technology-Mediated Social/Civic Participation

Dinner at River Café, during visit to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, February 17, 2010. Also celebrating my election to the National Academy of Engineering
[Front Row] Sibel Adali, Computer Science; Jim Hendler, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Tetherless World Research Constellation; Ben Shneiderman, Computer Science, University of Maryland [Back Row] Jim Zappen, Language, Literature, and Communication; Nathan Freier, Language, Literature, and Communication; Boleslaw Szymanski, Computer Science; Bob Palazzo, Biology, Provost; Wayne Gray, Cognitive Science, Acting Dean, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences; Jan Fernheimer, Language, Literature, and Communication

Ben Shneiderman received an honorary doctorate from the University of Castilla-LaMancha, Spain on February 9, 2010.
This photo shows host Prof. Manuel Ortega with Ben Shneiderman, both in traditional academic outfits.
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Receiving the 2008 Board of Visitors Award from the College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the Univ. of Maryland on May 16, 2008. Board Chair Raj Khera presents the Award, while Dean Stephen Halperin and Prof. James Yorke applaud

Photos by John Consoli, June 2007

HCIL members signed a t-shirt for Ben Shneiderman on the occasion of his 60th birthday in August 2007

Photos by Mike Morgan, May 2006

Photo by Jenny Preece Snowmass, CO, June 2005

Photo courtesy of Andreas Urban in Vienna, Austria November 7, 2005

Photo taken at home in Washington, Summer 2005

Photo courtesy of Catherine Plaisant, 2004

Photo by Sharmon Kollet during the HCIL Open House, June 4, 2004

Received the IEEE Distinguished Literary Contribution Award for "Leonardo's Laptop" presented by Daniel Benigni of the IEEE

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Photos by Duncan Shaw-Brown during sabbatical visit to University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 2003

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Ben Shneiderman and James Hendler held a Plenary debate (moderated by Trudi Bellardo Hahn) on the Future of the Web at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Information Science & Technology in Washington, DC on Novmeber 8, 2001

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Photos taken by UMD photographer August 2001

Turn over directorship of HCIL to Ben Bederson at the Transition Party, June 1, 2000

Photos taken by a UMD photographer, July 2000

Photo by Laurie Dewitt for the Tech Gazette, October 1999 used with permission

These photos were taken by Bob Nagy while attending the Internet2 Soci-Technical Summit at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, September 13, 1999

University of Maryland, CMPS Continuum, Spring/Summer 1999 article, "Human Computer Interaction Lab: Making Computers Work Well for People," page 4

Forbes Magazine article, "Banks that chat, and other irrelevancies," pages 224-225, April 20, 1998

This color photo was taken by campus photographer Larry Crause, 1997

This smiling photo was during the ACM Multimedia Conference keynote talk in Seattle, WA in November 1997. The outfit was meant to support the talk, titled "Leonardo's Laptop."

With Charles Kreitzberg and Ed Yourdon, speakers for the satellite television program "User Interface Strategies," 1996

Preceeding the SIGCHI Vancouver, British Columbia Conference, April 13-18, 1996

Photos taken by UMD photographer Larry Crause taken approximately in 1991

Photos by Karsh of Ottawa and New York, taken in 1986 for the first edition of "Designing the User Interface." Karsh is the world famous portraitist and the session was done in New York and paid for by the publisher (Copyright KARSH, Ottawa)

Ben in Sinai Desert at Sharm elSheikh, May 1973

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