Director of Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory at the University of Maryland
Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
"Many Maryland voters may have a tougher time picking a governor this November than they expect - unless election officials fine-tune the new voting machines they bought and teach nearly half the voters in the state how to use them."
"Debugging Maryland Balloting," Washington Post, May 12, 2002
Experts Individuals with JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to electronic voting machine issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to electronic voting machine issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Director, Computer-Human Interaction Lab, University of Maryland
Conducted review of voter verification technology in electronic voting systems for the Maryland State Board of Elections, 2006
IBM Faculty Award, 2006
Gave presentation about electronic voting systems and ballot design to the National Association of State Election Directors, 2005
First Place, Information Visualization Benchmarks Contest, 2004
Commissioned by the Maryland State Board of Elections to review the usability Diebold AccuVote TSx electronic voting system, 2002
Gave presentations about usability and electronic voting machines before the Association of Computing Machinery and the Caltech/MIT Voting Technology Project, 2002
PhD, Computer Science, New York University
MS, Computer Science, New York University
BS, Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute