Imperial College London

School to welcome Don Norman among other HCI Pioneers for 2021 Speaker Series.


Don Norman

Don Norman

School to welcome Don Norman among other HCI Pioneers for 2021 Speaker Series.

We are honoured to welcome five pioneers in Design and HCI as part of our “Imperial Design Engineering Distinguished Speakers Series”.  Lectures will be given online and registration is free, so don’t miss this unique opportunity to hear from trailblazers who have shaped the way we use technology every day. Details for each event is below.


FebruaryBen Shneiderman

Human-Centered AI: Realiable, Safe & Trustworthy

Inventor of the highlighted text link (1983) and touchscreen keyboard (1991); CHI Lifetime achievement award-winner; author of industry-standard HCI textbooks; 5 honorary doctorates, and fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAS.  
Wed 17 Feb, 5PM - Register


MarchMary Czerwinski

Using Technology for Health, Wellbeing and Empathy

The first social scientist to join Microsoft Research (1998), she now heads the Human Understanding and Empathy group there; ACM Distinguished Scientist, CHI Lifetime Service Award-winner; member of the CHI Academy and fellow of the European Alliance for Innovation.
Wed 17th March - Register


AprilRosalind Picard

"The Ethics of AI with Emotional Intelligence"

Computer scientist, Engineer, Inventor, and originator of the field of Affective Computing; She holds two doctorates from MIT and directs the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Lab. Elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Wed 14 April - Register


MayDon Norman

"The Future of Design Education: A conversation with Don Norman"  

Inventor of the term “user-centred design”; author of over a dozen books in psychology and HCI, including the classic “The Design of Everyday Things”. Founder of Nielsen/Norman Group that changed the design industry; Winner of the Benjamin Franklin award for computer and cognitive science.

Wed 19 May  -  Register


JuneMunmun De Choudhury

Bridging Machine Learning and Collaborative Action Research”    

Emerging leader in human-centred machine learning; heads Social Dynamics and Wellbeing Lab at Georgia Tech; previously at Microsoft Research and Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, Harvard.  Her research is supported by Microsoft, Facebook, Mozilla, Yahoo!, Samsung, CDC, and UN.

Wed 16 June at 5pm -  Register





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Sarah Wissing
Dyson School of Design Engineering

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