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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Frias-Martinez Joins UMD Effort Focused on Food and Nutrition Security

The multidisciplinary team received a $750K NSF grant to address the challenges of food security in Maryland.
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100 Women Making AI Ethical and Accessible

Associate Professor Jessica Vitak made the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI Ethics.
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Project Aims to Convey Big Data With Sound and Touch

NSF-Funded Research Would Expand Employment, Education Opportunities for Blind Data Users.