For additional information, please visit Matt Huenerfauth's homepage, located at http://huenerfauth.ist.rit.edu/.
Matt Huenerfauth is a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies.
His research is in the areas of computer accessibility and assistive technology for people with disabilities, natural language processing (NLP), and human computer interaction (HCI). His research focuses on the design and experimental evaluations of linguistic and assistive technology for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing.
In addition, he currently serves as the:
- Ph.D. (2006) & M.S.E. (2004) in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania
- M.Sc. (2002) in Computer Science from the University College Dublin, National University of Ireland
- M.S. (2001) & Honors B.S. (2001) in Computer and Information Science from the University of Delaware
- He has secured over $2.6 million in external research funding to support his work, including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2008.
- He has written 65 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers, and he has twice received the Best Paper Award at the ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility, the major computer science conference on assistive technology for people with disabilities.
- He served as the general chair for this conference in 2012 and program chair in 2016. In 2014, he became a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).