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Industrial HCI Research: A Personal and Professional Perspective

Clare-Marie Karat and John Karat

Journal of Usability Studies, Volume 7, Issue 1, November 2011, pp. 1 - 8

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About the Authors

Clare-Marie Karat

Clare-Marie Karat

Dr. Karat began working at IBM as a Human Factors Engineer in development, then became a Consultant in the IBM Consulting Group, and worked most of her 23 years in IBM as a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. She is now a Principal Consultant with Karat Consulting Group. She is the author of the Computer Userís Bill of Rights and a co-author of The Design and Evaluation of Usable Technology in Industrial Research: Three Case Studies.

 

John Karat

John Karat

Dr. Karat is senior researcher in HCI. He is a member of the SIGCHI Executive Committee and a past chair if the IFIP Technical Committee on HCI (TC13). Over the past 30 years, he helped organize the first international HCI conferences in China (2002), India (2004), and Brazil (2007). He has contributed to the expansion of the HCI field to bring design into a more prominent role, organizing an early workshop on the topic, and editing a book Taking Software Design Seriously.