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    Catherine Plaisant, Associate Director of Research of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and a senior research scientist in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), retired on June 4th 2021. UMIACS published a story: Catherine Plaisant Concludes Stellar…
    Jonathan Lazar was elected to the ACM SIGCHI Academy, SIGCHI’s recognition of influential scholars in the field of HCI. The award ceremony took place on May 6th, 2021 prior to the CHI 2021 Virtual Conference. Congratulations Jonathan on this major…
    Catherine Plaisant, Associate Director of Research of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab and a senior research scientist in the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), has been recognized by IEEE VGTC with the Visualization Career Award. The award…
    Niklas Elmqvist is co-PI on a $3M NSF Convergence Accelerator grant led by Karthik Ramani (the Donald W. Feddersen Distinguished Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University). This project aims to develop new workforce training using augmented and virtual reality. …
    At the end of October, visualization researchers from all around the world usually gather for the IEEE Visualization conference. The Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at University of Maryland will be among them with a strong showing of papers, panels and other presentations.…