Joanna McGrenere

Professor

Office
ICCS
X665
Office Phone #
604-827-5201

Academic Information

B.Sc., Computer Science, University of Western Ontario (1993); Programmer/Analyst, IBM Canada (1993-1994); M.Sc., Computer Science, University of British Columbia (1996); Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Toronto (2002); Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia (2002-2008);  Visiting Scientist, IBM Centre for Advanced Studies (2003-2009); Associate Professor, University of British Columbia (since 2008).

Interests

My research is in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), with a particular focus on the following areas:

  • Personalized user interfaces (including adaptive, adaptable, and mixed-initiative interfaces)
  • Universal Usability
  • Interactive technologies for older users and people with cognitive disorders
  • Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
  • The use of both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methodologies

Research Interests

human-computer interaction

Research Groups

Imager: Laboratory for Graphics, Visualization and HCI
eDAPT: Designing Interactive Technologies
DFP: Designing for People Cluster
CAIDA: Centre for Artificial Intelligence Decision-making & Action

Latest Courses

2021 Winter

CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction
CPSC 110 - Computation, Programs, and Programming

2020 Winter

CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction
CPSC 110 - Computation, Programs, and Programming

2019 Winter

CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction
CPSC 544 - Human Computer Interaction

2018 Winter

CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction
CPSC 544 - Human Computer Interaction

2017 Winter

CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction
CPSC 544 - Human Computer Interaction

2016 Winter

CPSC 554M - Topics in Human-Computer Interaction
CPSC 444 - Advanced Methods for Human Computer Interaction

2014 Winter

CPSC 554M - Topics in Human-Computer Interaction