Biography Scott Klemmer
Scott is an Associate Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science & Engineering at UC San Diego, where he is a co-founder and Associate Director of the Design Lab. He previously served as Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford, where he co-directed the HCI Group, held the Bredt Faculty Scholar chair, and was a founding participant in the d.school. He has a dual BA in Art-Semiotics and Computer Science from Brown , and a PhD in CS from Berkeley. He helped introduce peer assessment to online education, and created the first such online course. He has been awarded the Katayanagi Emerging Leadership Prize, Sloan Fellowship, NSF CAREER award, and Microsoft Research New Faculty Fellowship. He has been program co-chair for UIST, the CHI systems area, and HCIC. More info can be found on his website.
The encounter took place on Tuesday January 20, 2015 in The Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla.