I am an Associate Professor in the
and an Adjunct Associate Professor in
Computer Science & Engineering at the
University of Washington.
I am a scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur in the field of
As a scientist, I study people’s interaction with computers, formally evaluating
human performance with interactive systems.
As an inventor, I combine computer science, interaction design, and psychology to
devise new interactive technologies for human use.
As an entrepreneur, I have worked in startups commercializing interactive technologies,
including AnswerDash, which I co-founded and for
which I serve as a venture-backed CEO.
My primary areas of expertise are input techniques (text entry, pointing, touch,
gesture, voice, eye-gaze), mobile user interfaces, web design, human performance measurement
and modeling, HCI research methods, and computer access for people with disabilities.
I consider myself an "interaction scientist," and human interaction with technology is
my phenomena of interest.
I direct the
MAD Lab. I have students from
information science and
We are active members of the DUB Group.
I have worked in industry and occasionally serve as a consultant on
intellectual property matters.
ACM author page, or
Google Scholar page.
Or find me in the HCI Bibliography.
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