Brad Myers

Professor

  • Human-Computer Interaction Institute

Phone

412-268-5150

Find Me

Newell-Simon Hall 3517

Advisees

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Research Areas

Enabling Technologies

Research Interests

User interface software, handheld devices, making programming easier, intelligent user interfaces, demonstrational interfaces

Bio

Brad A. Myers is a professor in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He is an IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, winner of nine best paper-type awards and two Most Influential Paper Awards. He is also a member of the CHI Academy, an honor bestowed on the principal leaders of the field. He is the principal investigator for the Natural Programming Project and the Pebbles Handheld Computer Project, and previously led the Amulet and Garnet projects. He has authored or edited more than 425 publications, including the books Creating User Interfaces by Demonstration and Languages for Developing User Interfaces, and he has been on the editorial board of five journals. He has been a consultant on user interface design and implementation to more than 75 companies, and regularly teaches courses on user interface design and software. Myers received a Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Toronto, where he developed the Peridot user interface tool. He received  MS and BSc degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, during which time he was a research intern at Xerox PARC. From 1980 until 1983, he worked at PERQ Systems Corporation. His research interests include user interface development systems, user interfaces, handheld computers, programming environments, programming language design, programming by example, visual programming, interaction techniques, and window management. He belongs to ACM, SIGCHI, IEEE, and the IEEE Computer Society.