Registration is open Tapia 2018 Orlando, FL September 19-22, 2018

2018 Tapia Conference

Shiri Azenkot

Assistant Professor of Information Science, Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, Cornell University

Speaker Biography

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Shiri Azenkot is an Assistant Professor of Information Science at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, Cornell University. She directs the Enhancing Ability Lab, where she and her students research important accessibility problems, focusing on computer-vision-based technologies for people with visual impairments. Shiri frequently publishes at top HCI and accessibility conferences, including CHI, ASSETS, UIST, and UbiComp. Currently, her research is funded by the NSF, AOL, Verizon, and Facebook. Before arriving at Cornell Tech, she was a PhD student in Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, where she was advised by Richard Ladner and Jacob Wobbrock.