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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.

Leadership

Anat Caspi

Anat Caspi
Director
The Taskar Center for Accessible Technology

Ubiquitous Computing

Advisory Committee

Jennifer Mankoff

Jennifer Mankoff
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Human-computer interaction, accessibility, 3D printing of custom assistive technologies

Maya Cakmak

Maya Cakmak
Assistant Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Human-robot interaction, programming by demonstration, robot teleoperation

Richard E. Ladner

Richard E. Ladner
Professor Emeritus
Computer Science & Engineering

Access technology, algorithms, complexity

Faculty

Alan Borning

Alan Borning
Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

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

Luis Ceze

Luis Ceze
Assistant 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, ubiquitous computing

Shyam Gollakota

Shyam Gollakota
Associate Professor
Computer Science & Engineering

Networks, wireless, mobile and ubiquitous computing, sensing, security and privacy

Julie Kientz

Julie Kientz
Associate Professor
Human Centered Design & Engineering

Human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, health informatics

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

Current Students

Former Students