Gilbert Receives Social Impact Award From ACM Sigchi (UF CISE News)

Gilbert Receives Social Impact Award From ACM Sigchi

Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., the Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Professor, was recently named a recipient of the 2021 SIGCHI Social Impact Award. Dr. Gilbert, the chair of the University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, was 1 of 3 people chosen to receive the award this year.

The Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (ACM SIGCHI) is an international community of professionals interested in research, education and the practical application of human-computer interaction. The SIGCHI Awards identify and honor leaders and shapers of the field of human-computer interaction within SIGCHI.

“In my lab, we are proud to do research that makes a positive impact on people’s lives,” Dr. Gilbert said. “We strive to make the world a better place with the work we do. I’m honored to be recognized by ACM SIGCHI.”

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