Human-Centered Computing Research

Human-Centered Computing explores the relationship between people, groups, and societies and computing and information systems, with an emphasis on applications in various domains in health, transportation, mobile computing, and many other areas. The Human-Centered Computing faculty actively engage in state-of-the-art research and publish in the top journals and conferences across the many subareas of this exciting discipline.

Associated Faculty

  • Ellen Bass: Human-centered design, human-computer interaction, human factors, human performance modeling , judgment and decision making, medical informatics, systems engineering

  • Andrea Forte: Social computing, human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, computer-supported collaborative learning, information literacy

  • Susan Gasson: Human-centered design, boundary-spanning collaboration, situated learning, distributed cognition, human-centered knowledge management, FOSS user participation, interaction design, system requirements analysis.

  • Jina Huh-Yoo: Health informatics, mobile and wireless health, social computing, human-centered design

  • Heejun Kim: Text mining, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Health Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, Geographic Information Science

  • Michelle L. Rogers: Human-computer interaction, healthcare informatics, human factors engineering, socio-technical systems, health services research, patient safety

  • Dario Salvucci: Cognitive science, cognitive architectures, human-computer interaction, human factors, multitasking and interruptions, applications to driving and driver distraction

  • Aleksandra Sarcevic: Computer-supported cooperative work, human-computer interaction, healthcare informatics; crisis informatics; social analysis of information & communications technology (ICT)