P2IRC Researcher Receives Distinguished Researcher Award

P2IRC Project Investigator Carl Gutwin Received a Distinguished Researcher Award at the University of Saskatchewan.

Carl Gutwin is a P2IRC Theme 3 project investigator and a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Saskatchewan. Gutwin is the co-director of the U of S Human-Computer Interaction Lab, and the world’s foremost expert on group awareness. His research on human-computer interaction has had profound impacts on the design and development of collaborative software. A former Canada Research Chair in Next-Generation Groupware, Gutwin’s pioneering research is now used in plat- forms such as Google Docs and Microsoft Office.

A dedicated teacher and mentor, Gutwin has supervised more than 85 trainees, many of whom have gone on to become leaders in both academia and industry.

To view his profile in the current issue of On Campus News, click here

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