Tag Awards

Keith Elected to the CHI Academy!

Keith Edwards has been elected to the ACM CHI Academy for 2014. The CHI Academy is an “honorary group of individuals who have made substantial contributions to the field of human-computer interaction. These are the principal leaders of the field, whose efforts have shaped the disciplines and/or industry, and led the research and/or innovation in human-computer interaction.” Keith will be recognized at an awards dinner at CHI 2014 in Toronto.

Erika awarded Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant

The Pixi lab is happy to boast that this year’s College of Computing Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant award goes to Erika!

NSF supports Pixi’s NetSE project

NSF has made an award of $1,153,000 to our 4-year, medium-scale Network Science and Engineering (NetSE) project entitled “Towards Human-Network Interaction for the Home.” This project is a collaborative effort involving Keith Edwards, Rebecca Grinter, and Ken Calvert (University of Kentucky). NSF award IIS-0904431.

Samsung supports Craig’s research.

Samsung is supporting Craig Tashman’s LiquidText multitouch project through a collaborative research agreement totaling $138,000 funding for the first year.

Craig lands venture funding.

Craig Tashman was awarded a $21,000 VentureLab Phase-I commercialization grant.

Keith named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Keith was named an ACM Distinguished Scientist.

Erika Poole named Foley Scholar.

Erika was named one of two Foley Scholars for 2009–2010.

NSF supports Keith’s and Chris’ research on tech. and the homeless

The NSF awarded Keith $500,000 over three years for his work with Chris in exploring the role technology plays for the urban homeless. NSF award IIS-0915624.

Chris named MSR Fellow

Chris was awarded a Microsoft Research Fellowship.