Human-Computer Interaction

Developing advanced user-focused interfaces and design methods that are shaping the future of technology.

Research Projects

Achieving Optimal Motor Function in Stroke Survivors via a Human-Centered Approach to Design an mHealth Platform
Principal Investigator(s): Eun Kyoung Choe
Funder: National Institutes of Health Other
Research Areas: Accessibility and Inclusive Design > Health Informatics > Human-Computer Interaction
Stroke rehabilitation, mHealth, Human-Computer Interaction
Partners: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Formsense
CAREER: Advancing Remote Collaboration: Inclusive Design for People with Dementia
Principal Investigator(s): Amanda Lazar
Funder: National Science Foundation
Research Areas: Health Informatics > Human-Computer Interaction > Social Networks and Online Communities
Technology increasingly provides opportunities to interact remotely with others. People with cognitive impairment can be excluded from these opportunities when technology is not designed with their needs, preferences, and abilities in mind.

Recent News

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MD Today: How AI Could Help Writers Spot Stereotypes (feat. Niklas Elmqvist)

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Dr. Galina Reitz Develops iTAP a Collaborative Project Providing Technology Support to the Senior Community

Local stakeholders and engaged knowledgeable students are eager to teach, support, train and help with basic computer skills.
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Dr. Cody Buntain Appears on Voice of America to Discuss the Taliban’s Use of Twitter

Research showing how the Taliban leveraged Twitter, and Twitter’s limited management of this, was shared with Voices of America’s global audi …