I am a Professor of
human-computer interaction (HCI)
Information School and, by courtesy, in the
Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the
University of Washington,
where I direct the
I am a founding member of the
DUB Group and the
Master of Human-Computer Interaction & Design
My Ph.D. students
information science and
My research seeks to
scientifically understand people's interactions with computers and information, and
to improve those interactions through design and engineering,
especially for people with disabilities.
My specific research topics include
input & interaction techniques,
human performance measurement & modeling,
HCI research & design methods,
mobile computing, and
In 2017, for my contributions to accessible computing, I received the
SIGCHI Social Impact Award.
In 2019, I was inducted into the prestigious
at CHI 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.
My work has received
23 paper awards,
7 best papers and 8 honorable mentions from HCI's flagship
Some of my notable projects are
the $-family gesture recognizers,
the end-user elicitation design method,
the Slide Rule design for accessible touchscreen gestures,
ARTool for nonparametric factorial statistical analyses,
and the EdgeWrite text entry system.
I have also been a tech entrepreneur and startup CEO. In 2012, I co-founded
In my role as CEO, I was interviewed by
The Huffington Post and
The New York Times.
ACM author page,
ResearchGate page, or
Google Scholar page.