Portrait of A.J. Brush

A.J. Brush

Principal Program Manager


A.J. Bernheim Brush's research area is Human-Computer Interaction with a focus on Ubiquitous Computing and Computer Supported Collaboration (CSCW). Currently embedded in a Microsoft product group since January 2016, she spent the previous 11 years in Microsoft Research. A.J. is most well known for her research on technologies for families and her expertise conducting field studies of technology. She co-led MSR's Lab of Things project, a flexible open-sourced platform for experimental research that uses connected devices in homes and beyond. She has built and deployed numerous sensing systems into homes. She is a Senior Member of the ACM and was honored with a 2017 Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Washington Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering, and the 2010 Borg Early Career Award from the CRA-W.  Her research has received a 10-year impact award, 2 best paper awards, and several best paper nominations.  A.J. was co-general chair of UbiComp 2014, serves on the UbiComp Steering Committee and is a current board member and former co-chair of CRA-W.  A.J. also serves regularly on Program Committees for many conferences including UbiComp, Pervasive, CHI, and CSCW.