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David Kieras Receives Education Excellence Award   Bookmark and Share

Professor David Kieras has been selected to received a 2007 College of Engineering Education Excellence Award. Prof. Kieras is well-known for his course, Object-Oriented and Advanced Programming, an undergraduate course that has a reputation among students for being an exceptional and demanding course. Students highly value the mix of education and practical experience of programming skills and idioms learned in the course, as well as his passion for the subject. Prof. Kieras developed this course in response to the growing importance of object-oriented programming in industry. Recruiters have been known to ask our students whether they have taken this course.

Prof. Kieras serves on the curriculum committee, and has been a long-time Chief Program Advisor for the undergraduate Computer Science program. He also holds a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology. His current research focuses on developing the theory, techniques, and tools for analyzing and evaluating usability in human-computer interaction.