Loren Terveen

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota
4-192 EE/CS Building
200 Union Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

+1 612 624-8310


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Honors and Major Roles

ACM Distinguished Scientist (2009 - )

ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Membership and Communications (2009 - 2012)

Co-chair, 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2002)


Human-Computer Interaction
Social Computing
Recommender Systems
Online Communities
User Interface Design
Graphical User Interfaces
Location-Based Systems
Web search and information management

Click here for a complete C.V. in PDF format, current as of September 2010.

Current Research

I currently carry out research in two major areas:

The best way to find my publications is through a Google Scholar search. You can also find a list of all the publications from my research lab here.

Professional / Consulting

I hold 10 patents on a broad variety of topics in web search, information management, intelligent interfaces, and graphical user interfaces. I have consulted on a number of intellectual property cases on issues such as location-based advertising, context-sensitive advertising, intelligent web search, and graphical user interfaces. Professional references available on request.

Teaching - Current and Recent Courses

Spring 2010 CSci 8115 - Human-Computer Interaction & User Interface Technology
Fall 2009 CSci 5115 - User Interface Design, Evaluation, and Implementation
Spring 2009 CSci 5125 - Collaborative and Social Computing
Spring 2009 SEng 5115 - GUI Design and Evaluation
Fall 2008 CSci 5115 - User Interface Design, Evaluation, and Implementation
Spring 2008 CSci 1902 - Structure of Computer Programming II