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Terry Winograd, PhD   Download vCard
Professor of Computer Science; founding faculty member at Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford; and CDDRL Affiliated Faculty

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Stanford, CA 94305-9035
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Human-computer interaction design

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Terry Winograd is a co-leader of the Liberation Technology program at CDDRL and Professor of Computer Science in the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. His research focus is on human-computer interaction design, especially theoretical background and conceptual models. He directs the teaching programs and HCI research in the Stanford Human-Computer Interaction Group, and is also a founding faculty member of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford.

Prof. Winograd was a founding member and former president of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. He is on a number of journal editorial boards, including Human Computer Interaction, ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction, and Informatica. Some of his publications includes Understanding Computers and Cognition: A New Foundation for Design (Addison-Wesley, 1987) and Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools (Oxford, 1992). 

Terry Winograd received a B.A. in Mathematics from The Colorado College in 1966 and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from M.I.T in 1970.

Stanford Departments
Computer Science

Other affiliations
Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford

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Interview with Joshua Cohen: What Would Rawls Do
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