Eminent Researcher Professor Kasper Hornbæk Delivers Distinguished Lecture

Jun 21, 2022
Professor Kasper Hornbæk from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, delivered an online Distinguished Lecture on “Things we can do with theory in HCI but often don't”
Professor Kasper Hornbæk presented some data on what we do with theory in HCI.


Professor Kasper Hornbæk from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, delivered an online Distinguished Lecture on “Things we can do with theory in HCI but often don't” on 21 June 2022. In the lecture, Professor Hornbæk presented some data on what we do with theory in HCI and discussed some ideas on what we instead should do with theory, including conceptual analysis, building and testing propositions, and comparing theories. Participants were fascinated by Professor Hornbæk’s vivid presentation.

Professor Hornbæk received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Copenhagen, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. Since 2014 he has been a professor in computer science at the University of Copenhagen. His core research interests is human-computer interaction, including usability research, shape-changing interfaces, large displays, body-based user interfaces, and information visualization. He serves on the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Human-computer Interaction and Human-Computer Interaction. In 2020, he was induced to the CHI Academy.