Jacob O. Wobbrock is a Professor of human-computer interaction (HCI) in The Information School and, by courtesy, in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. Prof. Wobbrock directs the ACE Lab and is a founding member of the DUB Group and the Master of Human-Computer Interaction & Design program.

The University of Washington is a standout research university in all respects. In 2020, U.S. News ranked UW #10 in the world, while Thomson Reuters ranked UW the #1 most innovative public university worldwide. The Information School is ranked #2 and computer science is ranked #6 in the U.S. In HCI, UW's multi-departmental DUB Group is universally regarded as an elite program.

Prof. Wobbrock's research seeks to scientifically understand people's experiences of computers and information, and to improve those experiences through design and engineering, especially for people with disabilities. His specific research topics include input & interaction techniques, human performance measurement & modeling, HCI research & design methods, mobile computing, and accessible computing.