About

Ed Cutrell is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research.  He also holds an affiliate faculty appointment in the Information School at the University of Washington and the Department of Software Information Systems at UNC Charlotte. He received his BA in Psychology and Cognitive Science from Rice University in 1992 and went on to study Cognitive Neuropsychology at the University of Oregon where I received his PhD in 1999. He has been working in the field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) since 2000.

Over the years, he has worked on a broad range of HCI topics with a special interest in interdisciplinary work. Research topics have included input technologies, visual perception and graphics, intelligent notifications and disruptions, and interfaces for search and personal information management. From 2010-2016, he managed the  Technology for Emerging Markets group in Microsoft Research India, focusing on technologies and systems useful for people living in underserved rural and urban communities. After returning to the US in 2016, his research now focuses on computing for disability, accessibility and inclusive design with the Ability group at MSR.

A more comprehensive view of my research and publications is available on his site at http://cutrell.org.

Projects

InkSeine

Established: December 8, 2008

InkSeine is a prototype ink application from Microsoft Research. It is designed from the ground up to have a user interface uniquely tailored to pen input. In a hurry? Install InkSeine now! The goal of the InkSeine project is to completely rethink the user interface for tablet computers. Some people have described InkSeine as "Windows Journal on steroids." But InkSeine goes well beyond Windows Journal, particularly in its features to search from ink and to…

Publications

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Compilers Without Borders
Bill Thies, Saman Amarasinghe, Vaishnavi Ananthanarayanan, Andrew Cross, Shubhranshu Choudhary, Ed Cutrell, Krittika D'Silva, Nakull Gupta, Swati Ittan, Meghana Marathe, Jacki O'Neill, Paromita Pain, Gaurav Paruthi, Todd Thorsen, J. P. Urbanksi, Aditya Vashistha, in POPL Off the Beaten Track, Mumbai, India, January 5, 2015, View abstract, View external link

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Link description

Networked Publics as Third Places

Date

July 24, 2014

Speakers

Shelly Farnham, John Carroll, Ed Cutrell, Andrea Kavanaugh, and Robert Mason

Affiliation

Microsoft, Pennsylvania State University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, University of Washington