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    There is no doubt that 2019–2020 is yet another fruitful year for HCIL. All year round, faculty, staff, and students in the HCIL have been receiving great news, from best research paper awards at top research venues to research grants…
    Being the oldest human-computer interaction (HCI) laboratory in North America (founded in 1983), the HCIL at University of Maryland has a long and rich history of transforming the experience people have with new technologies. One way we do this is…
    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 the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on…
    The Vis Academy was established this year to recognize significant accomplishments by researchers in computer visualization who directly bolster the endeavors of the entire field.  Ben Shneiderman (left in photo), distinguished university professor emeritus and HCI pioneer and first director…
    At the end of October this year, visualization researchers from all around the world will gather at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, BC, Canada for the annual celebration of world-class visualization research known as IEEE VIS. The Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at University…