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Mary Czerwinski

Principal Research and Research Manager

About

Mary Czerwinski is a Research Manager of the Visualization and Interaction (VIBE) Research Group.

Mary’s research focuses primarily on emotion tracking, information worker task management, multitasking, and awareness systems for individuals and groups. Her background is in emotion tracking and awareness, visual attention and multitasking. She holds a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Indiana University in Bloomington. Mary was awarded the ACM SIGCHI Lifetime Service Award, was inducted into the CHI Academy, and became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2010. She received the Distinguished Alumni award from Indiana University’s Brain and Psychological Sciences department.

Projects

User Experience with Big Data

Big data analytics requires new workflows: high latency queries, massively-parallel code, and cloud computing infrastructures all make handling a big dataset different (and harder) than working on a local machine. We are exploring user experiences for analysts, and thinking about…

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GroupBar: The TaskBar Evolved
Greg Smith, George Robertson, Mary Czerwinski, Brian Meyers, Daniel Robbins, Patrick Baudisch, in (2003) OZCHI 2003 Conference for the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of the Human Factors Society of Australia, January 1, 2003, View abstract, Download PDF

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Building Bridges from Theory to Practice
Susan Dumais, Mary Czerwinski, in HCI International 2001, 9th Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Session on Contributions of Basic Research in Psychology to Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction., August 1, 2001, View abstract

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And how does that make you feel? Link description

And how does that make you feel?

Date

July 24, 2014

Speakers

Andrew Begel, Mary Czerwinski, and Erin Solovey

Affiliation

Microsoft Research, Drexel University

Natural User Interface: The Road Ahead (Panel) Link description

Natural User Interface: The Road Ahead (Panel)

Date

July 19, 2011

Speakers

Kristin Tolle, Mary Czerwinski, Mark Bolas, Justine Cassell, and Daniel Wigdor

Affiliation

Microsoft, Microsoft Research, University of Southern California, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Toronto

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