Benjamin B. Bederson
|Known for||Zooming User Interface, Human Computation, Digital Libraries|
|Awards||ACM Distinguished Scientist, CHI Academy, SIGCHI Social Impact Award|
|Fields||Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction|
Benjamin "Ben" Bederson is a Computer Science professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, a member of the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab, and a co-founder of Zumobi.
Ben Bederson received a B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1986. Bederson received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1987 and 1992 from New York University where he researched Zooming User Interface.
Bederson became inducted into the Association for Computing Machinery's CHI Academy as a Distinguished Scientist in 2012 and became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2011. In 2010 he and Allison Druin won the SIGCHI Social Impact Award for developing the International Children's Digital Library.
- 2008. Voting Technology and the Not-So-Simple Act of Casting a Ballot; with Herrnson, P.S., Niemi, R.G., Hanmer, M.J., Conrad, F.G., Traugott, M.; Brookings Institution Press.
- The Zumbi Network, accessed 2012-03-03.
- "Benjamin Bederson, Sr.", bederson.org
- CV, accessed 2012-03-03.
- ACM Awards Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 2012-03-03.
- Distinguished Member - 2011 Archived 2012-04-02 at the Wayback Machine, accessed 2012-03-03.
- Ben Bederson and Allison Druin from the University of Maryland are awarded The SIGCHI Social Impact Award for 2010, accessed 2012-03-03.
- accessed 2012-08-29.