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Contributing Faculty

The Taskar Center brings together faculty with a broad range of expertise in computer science and engineering, electrical engineering, human-centered design and rehabilitation medicine to advance technologies that will improve independence and quality of life for people living with motor disabilities. Meet the esteemed members of the University of Washington community who are participating in this effort.

Alan Borning

Alan Borning
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Human-computer interaction, designing for human values, constraint-based languages and systems

Maya Cakmak

Maya Cakmak
Assistant Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Human-robot interaction, programming by demonstration, robot teleoperation

Luis Ceze

Luis Ceze
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Computer architecture, programming languages, parallel computing, operating systems, energy-efficient computing

Ali Farhadi

Ali Farhadi
Assistant Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Computer vision, machine learning

James Fogarty

James Fogarty
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Human-computer interaction, user interface software and technology, ubiquitous computing

Shyam Gollakota

Shyam Gollakota
Assistant Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Battery-free computing, gesture recognition and imaging, ubiquitous computing

Julie Kientz

Julie Kientz
Associate Professor
Human Centered Design & Engineering

Human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, health informatics

Richard Ladner

Richard Ladner
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Accessibility technology, theoretical computer science

Chet Moritz

Chet Moritz
Associate Professor
Rehabilitation Medicine and Physiology & Biophysics

Nueroprosthetic technology, treatment of paralysis and movement disorders

Shwetak Patel

Shwetak Patel
Washington Research Foundation Entrepreneurship Endowed Professor
Computer Science & Engineering and Electrical Engineering

Human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, sensor-enabled embedded systems, user interface software and technology

Jacob Wobbrock

Jacob O. Wobbrock
Associate Professor
The Information School

Human-computer interaction, input and interaction techniques, human performance with computers, mobile computing, accessible computing

 

Leadership

Anat Caspi

Anat Caspi
Director
Taskar Center for Accessible Technology