Professor Mark Haselkorn


Office: 14E Loew
Telephone: 206-543-2577

Mark Haselkorn is a Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington.  He is Director of the Pacific Rim Visualization and Analytics Center which has the mission of advancing visual analytics for the enhancement of distributed, collaborative cognition and decision-making for public safety and security.  Dr. Haselkorn also founded and directs the UW's Interdisciplinary Program on Humanitarian Relief, a cross-campus program of research and education that works with the international humanitarian sector to improve humanitarian logistics and service systems.  Dr. Haselkorn leads the UW partnership in the new National Center for Cognitive Informatics and Decision Making in Healthcare, funded by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, as well as the DHS-funded Center of Excellence on Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE).  Dr. Haselkorn recently completed an NSF initiative to define the emerging frontier of "Humanitarian Service Science & Engineering" and has worked with the military on a number of projects, including the integration of DoD and VA electronic medical records and the Air Force's strategic management of ICT under the threat of Y2K (a study published by the National Research Council).  He has conducted foundational research in the area of intelligent transportation systems, including development of the first Web-based real-time traveler information system (Traffic Reporter, 1990). Dr. Haselkorn is the immediate Past President of the IEEE Professional Communication Society.His accomplishments include:

Principal Investigator of an NSF-sponsored workshop on humanitarian action systems research held in Nairobi, Kenya in June 2006.

Principal Investigator for National Research Council study of the United States Air Force entitled "Strategic Management of Information and Communication Technology: Lessons from the Y2K Experience of the United States Air Force."

Principal Investigator for DOD and VHA sponsored project on "User Interface Requirements for VHA/DOD IT Sharing."

Principal Investigator for Washington State and Federally funded assessment of information use and technology in support of intelligent transportation systems.

Principal designer and developer of website for the Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence, providing support for veterans living with MS, people delivering MS healthcare, people developing and delivering MS educational services, and people in the MS center operations.

Coordinator for Year 2000 External Activities for the National Science Foundation, 1997-98.

Researcher in Intelligent Transportation Systems with over $5,000,000 funding between 1989-1995 including development of the first web-basedreal-time traveler information system (Traffic Reporter, 1990)

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