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.

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