The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniela Rosner as an Assistant Professor in HCDE. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of California Berkeley's School of Information, where she combines design, computing, and fieldwork to reveal the social conditions and cultural values that shape and are shaped by digital technology. Rosner has worked in design research at Microsoft Research, Adobe Systems, Nokia Research, and as an exhibit designer at several museums, including the Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum. Most recently, she developed a graduate interaction design studio that she taught at the California College of the Arts (CCA).
Rosner holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Graphic Design and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Chicago. As part of her studies at RISD, Rosner spent a semester studying typography and design in Basel, Switzerland. Rosner is also a regular columnist for Interactions Magazine, a bimonthly publication of ACM SIGCHI. In 2010, she was named an Anita Borg Memorial Scholar. More information about Rosner's research is available on her website.
Rosner's partner, Jeffrey Heer, will also be joining the Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE).