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Michael Atwood

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Atwood's major teaching interests include human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, and artificial intelligence. His research focuses on human-computer interaction, supporting communication and collaboration among groups involved in system design activities, and on organizational memory. His professional experience includes research and development of interactive systems and expert systems, software engineering process improvement, software project management, and software product development.


  • PhD, Cognitive Psychology, University of Colorado
  • BA, Mathematics, Psychology, University of Kansas

Research/Teaching Interests

Human-computer interaction, computer- supported cooperative work, organizational memory

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Awards & Recognition

  • 2012 SIGCHI (Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction) Lifetime Service Award

Professional Activities & Associations

  • SIGCHI Executive Committee (1993-2002)