Distinguished Professor, University of Minnesota
Loren Terveen is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota. His research area is social computing, with a focus on peer production systems and quantitative analysis of social media data. His research is empirical, beginning with studies of important problems, creating innovative systems based on study results, and evaluating these systems through field studies.
1. What is your role on the SIGCHI executive committee? Why are you interested in serving the community in this role?
(Link to bylaws)
2. What is the impact SIGCHI has on the HCI world?
We organize showcase events for community members from around the world to come together to present their work and to meet each other. including our 20+ sponsored conferences (see https://sigchi.org/
3. How is SIGCHI essential for keeping and growing the HCI community?
4. Is there room for improvement in SIGCHI as an entity? How might we think about SIGCHI a bit differently?
5. What is your favourite part about being a SIGCHI member?
6. Write down 3 awesome reasons why everybody should be part of the SIGCHI community.
- You get reduced registration rates at 20+ great conferences.
- You have many funding opportunities to support your own initiatives.
- You get to be part of the most diverse and one of the most dynamic communities within Computing.