Juan Pablo Hourcade

Juan Pablo Hourcade
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Hourcade is an associate professor at the University of Iowa’s Department of Computer ScienceUI3 Associate Director for Informatics Education, and a member of the Delta Center. His main area of research is human-computer interaction, with a focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies that support creativity, collaboration, well-being, healthy development, and information access for a variety of users, including children and older adults. 

Hourcade is the author of Child-Computer Interaction, the first comprehensive book on the topic, and has held various leadership roles in his research community (e.g., Papers Co-Chair for CHI 2016and CHI 2017). He is in the Editorial Board of Interacting with ComputersFoundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction, and the International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. He is editor of the Universal Interactions forum, and a blogger for interactions magazine.