Juan Pablo Hourcade is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa's Department of Computer Science, a Fellow-in-Residence at the Obermann Center, and a member of the Delta Center. His main area of research is Human-Computer Interaction, with a focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies that support creativity, collaboration and information access for a variety of users, including children and older adults.
Dr. Hourcade is in the Editorial Board of Interacting with Computers, Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, and the International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. He is editor of the Universal Interactions forum for interactions magazine.
Dr. Hourcade is co-organizing a workshop on interactive technologies for supporting children with complex communication needs at the CHI 2014 conference, to be held in Toronto, Canada on April 27.