- Charles M. Geschke Director, Human Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Degrees, Université de Besançon & Dartmouth; MPhil, Univ. of Edinburgh; PhD in Linguistics and Psychology, Univ. of Chicago. 1995-2003, Professor, MIT Media Lab; 2003-10, Founding Director, Center for Technology & Social Behavior, Northwestern Univ. Professor & Charles M. Geschke Director, Human-Computer Interaction Inst., Carnegie Mellon. Developed: Embodied Conversational Agent, a virtual human capable of understanding & responding with language & non-verbal behaviour; Story Listening System, technology that supports children's literacy, especially in marginalized communities. Research includes bringing under represented groups into science and engineering. Author. AAAS Fellow. Anita Borg Women of Vision Award.