Jacob O. Wobbrock is an Associate Professor in the
and an Adjunct Associate Professor in
Computer Science & Engineering at the
University of Washington. His field is
where he focuses on improving the ways humans interactively exchange information with machines.
He specializes in new user interface technologies, input and interaction techniques,
human performance with computing systems, and the advancement of HCI research and design
methods. The platforms on
which he works include desktop, web, mobile, and surface computing systems.
Many of his contributions concern input via text entry, pointing, touch, and gesture,
often but not exclusively for people with disabilities.
Prof. Wobbrock directs the
MAD Lab. He and his students from
information science and
are active members of the DUB Group.
Prof. Wobbrock has worked in industry and occasionally serves as a consultant on
intellectual property matters, or on interactive technology design and evaluation.
ACM author page, or
Google Scholar page.
Or find him on the HCI Bibliography's most frequent authors list.
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