• USA-2011

    For contributions to human-computer interaction.

Dr. Robert E. Kraut is the Herbert A. Simon Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science and Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He has broad interests in the design and social impact of computing and has conducted empirical research on online communities, the social impact of the internet, the design of information technology for small-group intellectual work and related topics. He has a PhD in social psychology, and previously was a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University and as a research scientist as Bell Laboratories and Bell Communications Research.