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Terry Winograd
Computer Science, Stanford

Terry Winograd is Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where he co-directs the Human-Computer Interaction Group and the teaching and research program in Human-Computer Interaction Design He is also a founding faculty member of the new Stanford Institute of Design ( He is a regular consultant to Google, a search engine company founded by Stanford students from his projects. His early research on natural language understanding by computers (SHRDLU) was the basis for two books and numerous articles. *Understanding Computers and Cognition: A New Foundation for Design* (Addison-Wesley, 1987, co-authored with Fernando Flores), took a critical look at work in artificial intelligence and suggested new directions for the integration of computer systems into human activity. He co-edited a volume on usability with Paul Adler, (*Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools* Oxford, 1992) and edited *Bringing Design to Software* (Addison-Wesley, 1996).

Winograd was a founding member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, of which he is a past national president. He is on the editorial board of several journals, including Human-Computer Interaction, ACM Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction, Personal Technologies, and Information Technology, and People. He was elected to the ACM CHI Academy in 2003.

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