Ben Shneiderman

Ben Shneiderman ( is an Emeritus Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Founding Director (1983–2000) of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory ( at the University of Maryland. [email protected]

Joyful sustainability: Now is the time

Posted: Wed, February 01, 2023 - 10:23:00

SinceSIGCHI and the University of Maryland’s Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCIL) were founded at nearly the same time, we—a selection of HCIL faculty spanning the past four decades—have a special bond with the SIGCHI community. The emergence of SIGCHI and the annual CHI conference validated beliefs in the importance of rigorous studies of user interfaces and later the design of user…