CHCI work addresses all aspects of the interplay between people and interactive technologies. We place special emphasis on two key research thrust areas: Immersive Experiences and Social Informatics.
The Immersive Experiences group of the Center for Human Computer Interaction comprises faculty from a diverse set of research domains and with interests in interaction techniques, fidelity, perception and cues, visualization of sensor data, the power of place, situated cognition, affect, situational awareness, sonification, and sense making, among others. Read More.
Social Informatics refers to the body of interdisciplinary research and study that examines social aspects of computing. The Social Informatics Area at Virginia Tech focuses on human-computer interaction research and education as a critical and proactive program. Read More.