is a Professor in the College
of Computing and the School
of Psychology at Georgia Tech.
He received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1973. His
teaching, research and professional experience in the fields of
Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Software Usability and Human
Interface Design and Technology extend over a period of twenty-eight
Badre's background combines expertise in the empirical methodologies
of the behavioral sciences and the design approaches of the computing
sciences. He is a frequent consultant
and lecturer to the data processing and computer industry in the
U.S., Europe, and South America in the area of Human-Computer Interaction.
Badre has been the principal investigator on numerous research projects
and contracts in the areas of software usability and user interface
design. He is the author of numerous
technical papers in the areas of human computer interaction,
user interface design, and cognitive science. He is a co-editor
of the book Directions
in Human/Computer Interaction. Dr. Badre's latest book is
Shaping Web Usability: Interaction
Design in Context.
Badre is the founding Coordinator of the M.S.
Degree Program in Human Computer Interaction at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Badre's current research includes four areas of focus: The
Cultural Context of User Interface Design, Web Usability, Automating
Usability Evaluation and Usability in Organizations.