Prof. Dr. Ben Shneiderman

Professor of Computer Science, United States

Ben Shneiderman, 2005

Ben Shneiderman, 2005 Contributions



Ben Shneiderman is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, founding director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, and a member of the Institutes for Advanced Computer Studies and for Systems Research, all at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was elected as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in 1997 and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2001. The ACM's Special Interest Group in Computer Human Interaction bestowed a Lifetime Achievement Award on Shneiderman in 2001.

Shneiderman regularly gives keynote speeches and public talks on "Human values and the future of technology" and "Relate - Create - Donate: Applying educational technology for the post-TV generation."