Civil & Environmental Engineering  


Catherine Plaisant

Associate Director of Research of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab of the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

Education: Docteur Ingenieur (French diploma corresponding to a PhD in Industrial Engineering) 1982 - Universite Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI, France. Thesis: Conception and Implementation of a Voice Telecommand System for the Environment of Quadraplegic Users.
Engineer, 1979, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers, Paris, France. General engineering degree beyond BS level

Research Interests:Focused user interaction techniques, innovative visualizations, and interactive search interface techniques.
Phone:(301) 405-2768
Email:plaisant at
Address:HCIL, Hornbake Library, 2117c South Wing

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