A.J. Brush Biography

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A.J. Bernheim Brush is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research in Redmond, Washington, USA and member of the Computational User Experiences (CUE) group. A.J. graduated Summa cum Laude from Williams College and earned her Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Washington. A.J.’s research area is Human-Computer Interaction with a focus on Ubiquitous Computing and Computer Supported Collaboration (CSCW). A.J. is best known for her research on technologies for families and her expertise conducting field studies of technology. She currently focuses on Contextual Computing, using sensing, inference, and prediction to enable new experiences in the home and on mobile devices. A.J. publishes frequently at the top conferences in her research areas and she holds 5 patents. She was honored to receive a Borg Early Career Award in 2010. A.J. serves on the UbiComp-Pervasive Conference Steering Committee and the CRA-W board. She served as ACM SIGCHI VP for Membership and Communications from 2006 – 2009 and as the program co-chair for the Pervasive 2009 conference. A.J. has also served on Program Committees for many conferences including UbiComp, Pervasive, CHI, and CSCW.