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Interview with Dr. Juan E. Gilbert
Dr. Juan E. Gilbert is a professor and chair of the Human Centered Computing Division in the School of Computing at Clemson University where he leads the Interaction and Information Lab. He is also an ACM Distinguished Scientist, National Associate of the National Research Council of the National Academies, an ACM Distinguished Speaker and a Senior Member of the IEEE Computer Society. Dr. Gilbert was recently named one of the 50 most important African Americans in Technology.
Recent Research Papers
Universal Access in e-Voting for the Blind.
Gilbert, J.E., McMillian, Y., Rouse, K., Williams, P., Rogers, G., McClendon, J., Mitchell, W., Gupta, P., Mkpong-Ruffin, I. & Cross, E.V. (2010)
Universal Access in the Information Society Journal, 9,4, pp. 357-365.
Driving Transportation Policy through Technological Innovation.
Gilbert, J.E., Martin, A.M., Eugene, W., Alnizami, H., Moses, W. & Morrison, D. (2010)
ACM Interactions, 17, 4, pp. 42-48.
Combating Ethical Issues in University Admissions Using Technology.
George, M.S., Soares, C.V., & Gilbert, J.E., (2009)
i-managerís Journal of Educational Technology, 6,3, pp. 58-63.
Culturally Relevant Game Design: A Case Study for Designing Interactive Algebra Lessons for Urban Youth.
Gilbert, J.E., Eugene, W., Arbuthnot, K., Hood, S., Grant, M.M., West, M.L. & Swanier, C. (2009)
i-manager's Journal of Educational Technology, 5,3, pp. 54-60.
- Dr. Gilbert discusses how items like iPhones and iPads are influenced by human-centered computing.
- He shares how his love of science-fiction movies spurred his interest in science as a career.
- He mentions the award-winning research project done by students from York One Academy, York, S.C.
About Dr. Juan E. Gilbert
Dr. Juan E. Gilbert is a professor and chair of the Human-Centered Computing Division in the School of Computing at Clemson University, where he leads the Interaction and Information Lab. Dr. Gilbert has research projects in spoken language systems, advanced learning technologies, usability and accessibility, Ethnocomputing (Culturally Relevant Computing) and databases/data mining. He has published more than 100 articles, given more than 160 talks and obtained more than $13 million dollars in research funding. Recently, Dr. Gilbert was named a Master of Innovation by Black Enterprise Magazine, a Modern Day Technology Leader by the Black Engineer of the Year Award Conference, the Pioneer of the Year by the National Society of Black Engineers and he received the Black Data Processing Association (BDPA) Epsilon Award for Outstanding Technical Contribution. He is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where he received his BS degree in systems analysis, and he also received his MS and PhD degrees from the University of Cincinnati in computer science.