Juan E. Gilbert
February 27, 1969
Human-Centered Computing, Computer Science
University of Florida
Miami University, University of Cincinnati
Doctoral advisor Chia-Yung Han
Human-Centered Computing, Electronic Voting, Usability, Accessibility, Learning Technologies, Spoken Language Systems, Multimodal Interfaces, Ethnocomputing, Databases, Data Analytics, Broadening Participation in Computing
Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, FCC Chairman's Award for Advancement in Accessibility
Juan E. Gilbert (born February 27, 1969) is an American computer scientist, researcher, inventor, and educator. [1 ] [2 ] A staunch advocate of diversity in the computing sciences, Gilbert's successful efforts to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the computing disciplines have been recognized by professional engineering organizations [3 ] and the United States government. [4 ] [5 ] [6 ] In honor of both his accomplishments and his service to the university, Gilbert was awarded the first Presidential Endowed Chair at [7 ] Clemson University on November 9, 2012. [8 ] In 2014, Dr. Gilbert left [9 ] Clemson University and joined the Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department at the University of Florida where he serves as the Andrew Banks Family Preeminence Endowed Chair and the Associate Chair of Research.
Education [ edit ]
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000 ( Computer Science)
Dissertation: "Arthur: An Intelligent Tutoring System with Adaptive Instruction"
[10 ] Advisor: Chia-Yung Han
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1995 ( Computer Science) B.S.,
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 1991 ( Systems Analysis)
University positions [ edit ]
Other leadership positions [ edit ]
2007–present: President and Chief Technology Officer, Applications Quest™, LLC
2009 – 2012: Technical Advisor to Everyone Counts Inc.
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity
Honors and awards (Selected) [ edit ]
Named one of Ten Tech Innovators by
The Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013. [11 ] [12 ]
Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award, 2013. [13 ]
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman's Award for Advancement in Accessibility, 2012. [14 ] Named one of the 2012
The Root 100 Black Influencers and Achievers. [2 ] National Center for Women in IT (NCWIT) Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, 2012.
Hamilton, Ohio Booker T. Washington Community Center Academic Excellence Award, 2012. [15 ]
Miami University Bishop Medal Alumni Award, 2012. [16 ] February 2012 Named “Dr. Juan Gilbert Month” by
Hamilton, Ohio City Council. [17 ] Recipient of the
Hamilton, Ohio City Council Key to the City, 2012. [18 ]
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Grand Award Winner for Audiovisual Communication, “ Prime III: The world’s first all-accessible, electronic voting system”, 2012. [19 ] Recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring,
National Science Foundation. [20 ]
Clemson University Board of Trustees 2011 Award for Faculty Excellence. [21 ] Fellow,
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2011–present. [22 ]
ACM Distinguished Scientist, 2010–present. [23 ] Named 1 of the 50 Most Important African Americans in Technology, 2008-2013.
[24 ] Fellow, African Scientific Institute (ASI), 2011–present.
[25 ] Academic Keys Who’s Who in Sciences Academia.
[26 ] Clemson University Board of Trustees 2010 Award for Faculty Excellence.
Other interests and affiliations [ edit ]
Kappa Alpha Psi (Spring 1990, Miami University, Kappa Delta Chapter).
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
University of Florida", University of Florida home page. "
HCC Lab", The Human-Centered Computing Lab at the University of Florida. "
Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D.", Juan E. Gilbert, Ph.D., home page. "
AADMLSS", African-American Distributed Multiple Learning Styles System. "
Applications Quest, LLC", Applications Quest, LLC. "
Prime III", Prime III: One Machine, One Vote for Everyone.