Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction

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

Research Projects

CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Teachable Activity Trackers for Older Adults

Principal Investigator(s): Eun Kyoung Choe
Pushing the boundaries of how personal tracking devices, such as smart watches, can better support older adults---by identifying what health/activities data would be most useful for older adults if tracked, how to collect/track this data, and utilizing this information to develop a new personalized, multimodal activity tracker.

The Essential and Advanced Lactation Simulation Model ("LSM") and the Breast Health Training Tool ("BHTT")

SaTC: EDU: Collaborative: Connecting Contexts: Building Foundational Digital Privacy and Security Skills for Elementary School Children, Teachers, and Parents

Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Vitak, Tamara Clegg
Promoting elementary school children's privacy/cybersecurity learning across the two contexts where they spend most of their time, home and school, through the creation of curriculum and related educational materials tailored to grade level.

Human-Computer Interaction News

STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems such as STEM education and the digital divide. Join the conversation 4/30 or request a talk. 

New Partnership Aims to Help UMD Further Diversify D.C. Region’s Tech Ecosystem

  • Press Release

    To increase female-identifying and non-binary students graduating with a tech degree at UMD by 12.5% in the next 5 years.

George Mason & University of Maryland to Leverage 311 Data for Increased DMV Resilience During a Pandemic

  • Press Release

    Funded by the NSF, the team aims to provide tools to governments to better respond to regional disasters and crises