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Education

1971 Masters in Mathematics Dept. of Mathematics, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1977 Ph.D. in Computer Science Dept. of Computer Science, University of Hamburg, Germany
Ph.D. Thesis: “Das Loesen komplexer Problemaufgaben durch naive Benutzer
mit Hilfe des interaktiven Programmierens”, Research Group
CUU, Project PROKOP, Darmstadt
1982 Habilitation in Computer Science Dept. of Computer Science, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Habilitation Thesis: “Mensch-Maschine Kommunikation: Theorien und Systeme”,
MMK Memo, Department of Computer Science, University of Stuttgart.
(Remark: The “Habilitation” is a special German university
degree, which is required of full professors in the German university
system.)

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Honors and Awards

2015 Honorable Doctorate, University of Gothenburg, Sweden  
2015 Invited Fellow, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Delmenhorst, Germany (April-June)  
2014 Invited Fellow, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK), Delmenhorst, Germany (April-June)  
2013 Chair of Excellence, University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain (September – December)  
2012 Chair of Excellence, University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain (September – December)  
2012 Recipient of the RIGO Award, ACM Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC)  
2010 Elected as Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)  
2009-2010 Faculty Fellowship, Council on Research and Creative Work, CU-Boulder  
2007 Elected as Member of CHI Academy  
2007 Recipient of the Dean’s Fellowship, College of Engineering, CU-Boulder  
2000 Erskine Fellowship, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand  
1995 Exemplary Research Award for Best Technology Transfer Grant, Colorado Advanced Software Institute, October  
1994-1995 SEL Stiftungsprofessur, Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany  
1994 Invited Fellow by the Japanese Government, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, October  
1993 Boulder Faculty Assembly’s Excellence Award, CU-Boulder  
1989-1990 Faculty Fellowship, Council on Research and Creative Work, CU-Boulder  
1982 “Habilitation”-Scholarship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA  
1979 Prize of the “Friends of the University of Stuttgart” for an outstanding research paper  
1977-1978 Postdoctoral Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service, MIT, Cambridge, MA  
1972-1973 Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service, Univ. of California, Irvine, CA  
1971-1972 Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

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Keynote Speeches (since 1990)

2001
2000
  • OZCHI 2000: Conference on Human-Computer Interaction “Interfacing
    Reality in the New Millennium”, Sydney, Australa, 4-8 December
    2000
  • COOP’2000: Fourth International Conference on the Design
    of Cooperative Systems, Sophia Antipolis, France, May 23-26,
    2000
  • TEND’2000: International Conference on Technological Education
    and National Development, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1999
  • UM99 (User Modeling) Conference (Editor: Judy Kay), “User
    Modeling: The Long and Winding Road”, Banff, Canada, June
  • ICCE 99, 7th International Conference on Computers in Education
    on “New Human Abilities for the Networked Society”,
    Lifelong Learning: Changing Mindsets”, Chiba, Japan, November
1998
  • International ‘bauhaus der kommunikation’ Workshop 1998, Paderborn,
    Germany, June
  • 3rd Asia Pacific Computer Human Interaction Conference, IEEE
    Computer Society, Japan, July
  • ACM Japan Annual Meeting, “Lifelong Learning—New
    Challenges and Opportunities for Computer Science”, Japan,
    July
  • International Workshop “Shared Understanding and its Construction”,
    University of Nara, Japan, July
  • International Symposium Artificial Intelligence in Structural
    Engineering, July
1997
  • International Conference “Informatik im Sport”, Cologne,
    Germany, June
  • International Conference on Computers in Education, University
    of Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia, December
1996
  • IFIP WG 8.1/13.2, Joint Working Conference on Domain Knowledge
    for Interactive System Design, Geneva, Switzerland, May
  • European Symposium on Human and Machine Learning, October,
    Brussels, Belgium
  • 5th Urban Systemic Initiative, NSF, Washington DC, December
1995
  • International AI Symposium 95, Nagoya, Japan, November
  • Brasilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (SBIA), Campinas,
    Brasil, October
  • 22nd Römerberggespräche, Frankfurt, Germany, June
  • Software-Ergonomie’95, Darmstadt, Germany, February
1994
  • East-West International Conference (EW-ED’94), Computer
    Technologies in Education, Crimea, Ukraine, September
1993
  • Human-Computer Interaction Conference (HCI’93), Loughborough,
    England, September
  • Creativity & Cognition Symposium, Loughborough, England,
    April
1992
  • 7th Knowledge-Based Software Engineering (KBSE-92) Conference,
    Mclean, VA, September
1990
  • 10th Symposium on Human-Computer Communication, Koenigswinter,
    Germany, November
  • Software Symposium’90, Kyoto, Japan, June

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Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Communication
    Human problem-domain communication, useful and usable systems,
    dynamic media, convivial systems
  • Artificial Intelligence
    Knowledge-based systems, intelligent support systems (e.g. critics,
    advisors, coaches), AI and Education, personal intelligent information
    environments, user modeling, collaborative problem solving systems
  • Education and Computers
    Lifelong learning, self-directed learning, organizational learning,
    learning on demand, learning-on-the-job, just-in-time learning,
    motivation, multimedia
  • Design
    Integration of problem framing and problem solving, reflection-in-action,
    breakdowns, design memories, organizational memories
  • Cognitive Science
    Learning environments, mental models, design principles for
    comprehensible systems, human-centered design
  • Software Engineering
    Object-oriented architecture, programming environment, design,
    reuse, redesign, domain-oriented, design environments

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Professional Experience

1994-present Director, Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D), CU-Boulder
1988-present Full Professor, Computer Science Department, CU-Boulder
Member of the Institute of Cognitive Science, CU-Boulder
1984-1988 Associate Professor (with tenure), Computer Science Department,
CU-Boulder
Member of the Institute of Cognitive Science, CU-Boulder
1982-1984 Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, University of
Stuttgart, Germany
1982 Research Associate, Psychology and Computer Science Department,
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1978-1982 Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of
Stuttgart, Germany
1977-1978 Research Associate, Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, MIT, Cambridge,
MA
1974-1977 Research Associate, Center for Educational Technology, Darmstadt,
Germany

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Professional Activities (current)

Member of Professional Organizations

  • ACM (Association for Computing Machinery)
  • AAAI (American Association for Artificial Intelligence)
  • Cognitive Science
  • GI (Gesellschaft für Informatik)
  • CPSR (Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility)

Offices Held

  • Editorial Board, International Journal “Universal Access
    in the Information Society”, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg,
    Germany
  • Editorial Board, Book Series “Computer-Supported Collaborative
    Learning”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Editorial Board, International Journal “Knowledge-Based
    Systems”, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, UK
  • Editorial Board, International Journal “User Modeling
    and User-Adapted Interaction”, Kluwer Academic Publishers,
    Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Editorial Board, International Journal “Automated Software
    Engineering”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of “Design Computing”
    (fully electronic multimedia journal), Key Centre of Design
    Computing, University of Sydney, Australia

Member of Advisory Boards

  • Advisory Board of the Alliance for Technology, Learning, and
    Society (ATLAS), University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Advisory Board of School of Art and Communication, University
    of Malmö, Sweden
  • Advisory Board for the International Conference Series “AI
    in Design”

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Program Committees (since 1990)

Chair

2002 CSCL’2002: Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, Boulder, Co,
January
1991 AAAI-91: User Interface Research Area, Anaheim, CA, July
1990 AAAI-90: Spring Symposium on Knowledge-Based Human-Computer Communication,
Stanford, CA, March

Member

2003
  • Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International
    2003, 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Crete,
    Greece, June 22-27, 200
2002
  • International Conference on Computers In Education (ICCE’2002), Auckland,
    New Zealand, 3-6 December
  • 4th International Conference on Creativity and Cognition (C&C’2002),
    Loughborough, England, 14-16 October
  • WMTE 2002, IEEE International Workshop on Wireless and Mobile Technologies
    in Education, Växjö, Sweden, August 2002
  • International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS’2002),
    London, England, 26 -29 June
  • 5th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems
    (COOP’2002), Saint Raphaël, France, 4- 6 June
2001
  • ESCL’2001:European Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
    Conference, March 2001 Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Fifth International Conference on Computational and Cognitive Models
    of Creative Design (HI’01), 9-13 December 2001, Heron Island, Queensland,
    Australia
  • IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT
    2001), 6-8 August 2001, Madison, USA
  • International Conference on User Modelling (UM01), July 13 to July
    17, 2001, Sonthofen, Bavaria. Germany
2000
  • ICC’ 2000: Interactive and Collaborative Computing, First International
    Congress on Intelligent Systems and Applications ISA’2000, University
    of Wollongong, Australia, December 12 – 15, 2000
  • COOP’2000: Fourth International Conference on the Design of
    Cooperative Systems, Sophia Antipolis, France, May 23-26, 2000
  • The 3rd International Conference on Designing Interactive Systems
    (DIS 2000), New York City, August 17-19, 2000
1999
  • ACM SIGCHI International Conference “Creativity & Cognition
    3: Intersections and Collaborations: Art, Music, Technology, and Science”,
    October 11-13, 1999, Loughborough University, Loughborough, England
  • The 7th International Conference on Computers in Education, November
    2-5, Chiba, Japan
  • User Modelling UM’99 (http://www.usask.ca/UM99), June 20-24,
    Banff, Canada
1998
  • IFIP 13.2 Working Conference “Designing Effective and Usable
    Multimedia Systems, September 9-11, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Fourth International Round-Table Conference On Computational Models
    of Creative Design, December 6-10, Heron Island, Queensland, Australia
  • International Conference “Artificial Intelligence in Structural
    Engineering — Information Technology for Design, Collaboration,
    Maintenance and Monitoring, July, Ascona, Switzerland
  • ICCE’98 — International Conference On Computers In Education,
    October, Bejing, China
  • COOP’98 — Third International Conference on the Design of Cooperative
    Systems, May 26-29, Cannes, France
  • Fifth International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Design
    (AID’98), July 20-23, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Fourth International Round-Table Conference “Computational Models
    of Creative Design”, December 6-10, Heron Island, Great Barrier
    Reef, Australia
1997
  • DIS’97 — Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices,
    Methods, And Techniques, ACM SIGCHI in co-operation with IFIP WG 13.2,
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August
  • UM’97 — 7th International Conference on User Modeling,
    Sardinia, Italy, June
  • ICCE’97 — International Conference On Computers In Education,
    Kuching, Malaysia, November
1996
  • ICLS’96 — Second International Conference on the Learning Sciences:
    “Learning for the Real World”, Northwestern University,
    Evanston, IL, July
  • ITS 96 — Third International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring
    Systems, Montreal, Canada June
  • COOP’96 — 2nd International Conference on the Design of
    Cooperative Systems, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins, France, June
  • IFIP WG 8.1/13.2 Joint Working Conference, Domain Knowledge for Interactive
    System Design, Geneva, Switzerland, May
  • Creativity and Cognition 2: “Intersections between Art, Technology
    and Science”, Loughborough, England, April
  • UM96 — 5th International Conference on User Modeling, Hawaii,
    January
1995
  • Third International Conference on Computational Models of Creative
    Design, Heron Island, Queensland, Australia, December
  • SBIA-95 — Brasilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Campinas,
    Brasil, October
  • CSCL’95 — Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Indiana
    University, October
  • DIS’95 — Symposium on Designing Interactive Systems: “Processes,
    Practices, Methods & Techniques”, Ann Arbor, MI, August
  • International Workshop on the Design of Cooperative Systems, Antibes-Juan-les-Pins,
    France, January

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Invited Talks (last five years)

2002
  • “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities”,
    University of Munique, Germany, June 20
  • “Distributed Cognition – Why Anatomy does not have to be Destiny”,
    University of Tübingen, Germany, June 19
  • “Beyond Gift-Wrapping and Technology Enthusiasm – The Co-Evolution
    of Learning, New Media and New Learning Organizations”, University
    of Freiburg, Germany, June 17
  • “Shared Knowledge in Communities of Interest”, International
    Workshop Barriers and biases in computer-mediated knowledge communication
    – and how they may be overcome”, University of Münster, Germany,
    June13
  • “Social Creativity, Meta-Design, Open Systems and Social Capital”,
    Workshop “The Role of IT in Social Capital”, University of
    Amsterdam, May 27
  • “Making Learning a Part of Life – Beyond the ‘Gift Wrapping’
    Approach of Technology”, Symposium über Kooperatives Lernen
    und Spielen, Fraunhofer InstitutAngwandte Informationstechnik, Bonn,
    Germany, May 24
  • “Transcending the Individual Human Mind: Social Creativity and
    Meta-Design”, University of Oregon , Eugene, Oregon, May 3
  • “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities”,
    Seminar on People, Computers, and Design, Stanford University, April
    19
  • “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities”,
    University of Utah, March 14
  • Distinguished Lecture Series, Information Sciences and Technology
    School, Penn State “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong
    Learning Communities”, Friday, February 22
2001
  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, “Lifelong Learning:
    New Mindsets and New Media, Nov 27
  • Texas A&M University, Department of Computer Science: “Social
    Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning Communities”, October
    22
2000
  • IBM Research, Yorktown, “Shared Understanding, Informed Participation,
    and Social Creativity — Objectives for the Next Generation of
    Collaborative Systems”, August 16
  • European Workshop, Luebeck, Germany: “Structures of Learning-Shaping
    the Transition:The Learning paradigms of the 21st Century”, July
    3
  • Dagstuhl Seminar Knowledge Management: An Interdisciplinary Approach,
    “Knowledge Management (KM) — Promises, Hypes, Realities
    and Challenges”, July 12
  • Discovery Learning Conference, University of Colorado, Boulder: “New
    Mindsets and New Cultures: Discovery Learning, Lifelong Learning,
    Learning Communities, and the University of the Future”, May
    13
  • Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA: User Modeling in Support of High-Functionality
    Applications, Software Reuse, and Learning on Demand”, February
    28
  • University of California, San Diego: “New Media for Learning
    and Collaboration”, February 16
1999
  • City University, London: “Transcending the Individual Human
    Mind – Creating Shared Understanding through Collaborative Design”,
    October 14
  • GMD, Bonn: “Transcending the Individual Human Mind – Creating
    Shared Understanding through Collaborative Design”, October 5
  • School of Art and Communication, Malmö University: “Transcending
    the Individual Human Mind – Creating Shared Understanding through
    Collaborative Design”, October 4
  • Bund-Länder Kommision Meeting , Bonn: “Beyond ‘Gift Wrapping’:
    Grundlegende Innovationen für die (globale) Hochschule der Zukunft”,
    October 1
  • Stanford University: “Transcending the Individual Human Mind
    – Creating Shared Understanding through Collaborative Design”,
    April 23
  • Tagung “Kunst und Informatik”, Evangelische Akademie, Tutzingen:
    “Soziale Kreativität, Symmetrie der Unwissenheit und Meta-Design”,
    March 5
  • Center for New Media, University of Erfurt, Germany: “Learning
    with New Media”, January 22
  • Department of Computer Science, University of Dortmund, Germany:
    “Making Learning a Part of Life — Beyond the ‘Gift
    Wrapping Approach‘ of Technology”, January 21
1998
  • Department of Computer Science, University of Canterbury, Christchurch,
    New Zealand, “Beyond ‘Couch Potatoes’: From Consumers
    to Designers”, December 10
  • Department of Computer Science, University of Nebraska, “Creating
    Shared Understanding through Collaborative Design with the Envisionment
    and Discovery Collaboratory”, Lincoln, October 30
  • University of Bergen, Norway, “Creating Shared Understanding
    through Collaborative Design”, June 12
  • University of Lübeck, Germany, “Making Learning a Part
    of Life — Beyond the ‘Gift Wrapping Approach‘ of Technology”,
    June 11

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Research Grants and Contracts

Remark: Unless otherwise noted, I served as PI or as Co-PI with
the other persons listed on these grants.

  • 2010-2013: “CDI-Type I: Transformative Models of Learning and Discovery in Cultures of Participation”, $ 660,000, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2010-2011: “SoCS: Energy Sustainability and Smart Grids: Fostering and Supporting Cultures of Participation in the Energy Landscape of the Future”, $ 249,525, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2009-2010: SoD-Team: A Meta-Design Framework for Participative Software Systems, REU Grant, $ 16,000, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2008-2009: “SGER: Increasing Participation and Sustaining a Research Community in Creativity and IT” ,$100,000, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2007-2008: “Giving All Stakeholders a Voice”, $150K, SAP Labs, Palo Alto
  • 2007-2008: “Motivating and Empowering Users to Become Active Contributors”, $60K, Google Research Award
  • 2007-2008: “SGER: A New Generation Wiki for Supporting a Research Community in Creativity and IT”, $199,974, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2006-2009: “A Meta-Design Framework for Participative Software Systems”, $745,448; Sponsor: National Science Foundation, CISE, Science of Design Program
    http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/~SoD/
  • 2005-2006: “CLever: Building Cognitive Levers to help people help themselves”, $ 160,000; Sponsor: Coleman Institute
    http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/clever/index.html
  • 2005: “Creativity Support Tools” (with Ben Shneiderman; grant awarded to the University of Maryland), $45,000, Sponsor: NSF CISE — Support for a Workshop, Washington, DC
  • 2004-2005: “SGER: Designing and developing mobile computing infrastructures and architectures to support people with cognitive disabilities and caregivers in authentic everyday tasks”, $ 107,000; Sponsor: NSF CISE
  • 2004-2005: “Smart Care — Socio-Technical Environments for People with Cognitive Disabilities”, $ 30,000K, Sponsor: Imagine!, Boulder, CO
    2000 – 2005: “CLever: Building Cognitive Levers to help people help themselves”, $ 2,400,000; Sponsor: Coleman Family Foundation
  • 2002: “Enhancing Collaborative Learning Among Researchers, Practitioners,
    and Students at CSCL 2002” (with Hal Eden, and Gerry Stahl),
    $49,860, Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Directorate of Education
    and Human Resources (support for the CSCL conference in January, Boulder)
  • 2001-2004: “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in Lifelong Learning
    Communities” (with Ernesto Arias, Hal Eden, and Michael Eisenberg),
    $ 1,450,000; Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Directorate of
    Education and Human Resources
  • 2000 – 2003: “CLever: Building Cognitive Levers to help
    people help themselves”, $ 1,600,000 Mio; Sponsor: Coleman Family
    Foundation
  • 2000: “Informed Participation — A Foundation for Creating
    Shared Understanding in Collaborative Design and Decision Making”,
    $ 60,000; Sponsor: ONR
  • 1997-2001: “Allowing Learners to be Articulate: Incorporating
    Automated Text Evaluation into Collaborative Software Environments”
    (with W. Kintsch and T.K. Landauer), $678,239; Sponsor: James S. McDonnell
    Foundation
  • 1997-2000: “Explorations in the Design of Future Computational
    Systems for Every-Day Life”, $450,00, Sponsor: PFU, Ltd., Tokyo,
    Japan
  • 1997-2000: “Conceptual Frameworks and Computational Support
    for Organizational Memories and Organizational Learning” (with
    J. Ostwald and G. Stahl), $725,000; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1996-1999: “Lifelong Learning – Bringing Learning Activities
    to Life” (with M. Eisenberg, H. Eden, and A. Repenning), $1,935,996;
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1996-1997: “Shared Interaction in Support of Design, Learning
    and Planning” (with E. Arias and H. Eden), $61,300; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation
  • 1996-1997: “Making Learning a Part of Life: Theories, Technologies,
    Practices, and Assessment in Support of Lifelong Learning”, Collaborative
    Research on Learning Technology (CRLT) Center Planning Grant (with
    12 Co-PIs), $50,000; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1995-1996: “Learning by Design: Environments to Support Reinventing
    and Reengineering Education as a Lifelong Process” (with H. Eden,
    M. Eisenberg and A. Repenning), $398,482; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation
  • 1994-1996: “Next Generation Authoring Tools & Instructional
    Applications”, $414,235; Sponsor: Technology Reinvestment Program
    (TRP)
  • 1994-1997: “Designing Useful and Usable Computational Environments”
    (with M. Eisenberg); $900,000; Sponsor: Advanced Research Projects
    Agency (ARPA)
  • 1994-1997: “Human-Centered, Intelligent Agents Supporting Communication
    and Collaboration in Domain-Oriented Design Environments”; $210,000;
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1994-1995: “Learning on Demand – Using Networks for the Integration
    of School and Workplace Learning” (with H. Eden and M. Eisenberg),
    $436,141; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1992-1995: “Mastering High-Functionality Systems by Supporting
    Learning on Demand” (with M. Eisenberg); $1,068,097; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation
  • 1992-1994: “Beyond Object Oriented Programming: A Knowledge-Based
    Architecture for Contextualized Software Design”; $64,700; Sponsor:
    Colorado Advanced Software Institute, Denver, CO
  • 1992-1993: “Effective Use of Parallel and Distributed Computing”;
    $49,193; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1990-1993: “Supporting Collaborative Design with Integrated
    Knowledge-Based Design Environments” (with A. Lemke and R. McCall);
    $700,000; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1990-1993: CU-USWest Partnership Program (with C. Lewis, R. King,
    A. Lemke, G. Nutt, N. Pennington and P. Polson), $746,969; Sponsor:
    USWest Advanced Technologies, Boulder, CO
  • 1990-1995: “Effective Use of Parallel and Distributed Computing”
    (contributing investigator), $1,999,687; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation, CISE Institutional Infrastructure Grant
  • 1988-1991: “Design Principles for Comprehensible Systems”
    (with W. Kintsch, C. Lewis, and P. Polson); $1,171,246; Sponsor: National
    Science Foundation (group grant)
  • 1986-1991: “Theories, Methods and Tools for the Design of User-Centered
    Computer Systems” (with W. Kintsch); $986,867; Sponsor: Army
    Research Institute (ARI)
  • 1987-1989: “Software Development Environment Research”
    (with R. King, G. Nutt, and L. Osterweil); $440,700; Sponsor: USWest
    Advanced Technologies, Englewood, CO
  • 1986-1988: “The Application of Knowledge Engineering Techniques
    to Automatic Compiler Construction” (with V. Heuring and W. Waite);
    $337,204; Sponsor: Army Research Office
  • 1985-1989: “A Facility for Research in Distributed Numerical
    Computation, Software Environments and Artificial Intelligence”
    (contributing investigator); $4,900,000; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation and CU-Boulder
  • 1987-1992: “Optoelectronic Computing Systems” (COCS) (contributing
    investigator); $14,500,000; Sponsor: National Science Foundation and
    CU-Boulder
  • 1986: “Artificial Intelligence Research to support Human-Computer
    Communication, Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Software Engineering”;
    $2,500,000; Equipment Grant from Hewlett Packard, (with C. Lewis)
  • 1985-1986: “Enhancing Incremental Learning Processes with Knowledge-based
    Systems”; $243,000; Sponsor: Office of Naval Research
  • 1985: NSF Equipment Grant (with V. Heuring, W. Waite, M. Lightner,
    C. Lewis, and L. Osterweil); $150,000; Sponsor: NSF Engineering Program
  • 1984-1988: “WISDOM: Knowledge-Based Systems for Office Communication,
    Document Processing and Human-Computer Communication” (with Triumph-Adler
    and GMD); $11,500,000; Sponsor: German Federal Ministry of Research
    and Technology
  • 1983-1984: “Knowledge acquisition”; $100,000; Sponsor:
    Triumph-Adler, Nuernberg, Germany
  • 1983-1985: “Knowledge-based systems and human-computer communication”
    (with R. Gunzenhaeuser); $1,300,000; Sponsor: German Federal Ministry
    of Research and Technology
  • 1981-1982: “Integrated, interactive, personal information manipulation
    systems” (with R. Gunzenhaeuser); $600,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1980-1981: “Evaluation study of natural language question/answering
    systems” (with J. Laubsch); $150,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1975-1977: “Problem Solving with Interactive Computer System:
    Project LOGO” (contributing investigator); $675,000; Sponsor:
    German Federal Ministry of Science and Education

Financial Support from Companies

  • 1993-present: PFU, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan for the Center for
    LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1993-1998: NYNEX Science and Technology for the Center for
    LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1997-1998: DaimlerBenz Forschung und Technik, Ulm, Germany
    for the Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1993-1994: Siemens Corporation, Munich, Germany for the Human-Computer
    Communications Group
  • 1993-1994: USWest Foundation for the Research Program “Learning
    on Demand”
  • 1992-1994: Equipment grants from Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino,
    CA for the Human-Computer Communication Group and the Center
    for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1989-1998: NYNEX Science and Technology for the NYNEX/CU
    Graduate Fellowship
  • 1989-present: Software Research Associates (SRA), Tokyo,
    Japan and Boulder, CO for the Human-Computer Communication
    Group and the Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)

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Books

  1. “Domain-Oriented Design Environments -A New Understanding of Design
    and its Computational Support” (with K. Nakakoji and J. Ostwald),
    contract with MIT Press, 1998 (in Preparation)
  2. “More Than Screen Deep-Toward Every-Citizen Interfaces to the Nation’s
    Information Infrastructure” (with A. Biermann et. al.), Computer Science
    and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council, National
    Academy Press, Washington DC, 1997
  3. “Interactive Problem Solving with LOGO” (with H.-D. Böcker and
    H. Eden); Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Hillsdale, NJ, 1991
  4. “Interaktives Probemlösen mit LOGO; Band 2: Praktische Projekte;
    Teil 3: Künstliche Intelligenz und Sprache” (with H.-D. Böcker
    and U. Schollwöck), IWT-Verlag, Vaterstetten, Germany, 1987
  5. “Interaktives Probemlösen mit LOGO; Band 2: Praktische Projekte;
    Teil 4: Spiele” (with H.-D. Böcker and M. Plehnert), IWT-Verlag,
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