The Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering (HCDE) is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Mark Zachry to Professor, effective September 2013. Please join us in congratulating Professor Zachry on his promotion!
Zachry researches communicative practices of organizations, virtual interaction design, and the rhetoric of technology. Zachry’s current projects areas include a multi-year study of networked knowledge workers on the web, systems for enabling social translucence in social media, and the development of new forms of economic exchange in virtual spaces. With his students in the Communicative Practices in Virtual Workspaces Lab, Zachry has developed such systems as Re:Flex, GEMviz, QBox, and Haystack Exchange. He is co-editor of the award-winning collection, Communicative Practices in Workplaces and the Professions: Cultural Perspectives on the Regulation of Discourse and Organizations.