Gerhard Fischer

Campus Box 430
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0430

ECOT 737

I am a Professor Adjunct and Professor Emeritus of in the Department of Computer Science, a Fellow of the Institute of Cognitive Science, and the Director of the Center for Lifelong Learning and Design (L3D) at the University of Colorado, Boulder. I am a member of the Computer Human Interaction Academy (CHI; 2007), a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM; 2009), and a recipient of the RIGO Award of ACM-SIGDOC (2012). In 2015, I was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. My research interests include:  new conceptual frameworks and new media for learning, working, and collaborating, human-centered computing, and design. My recent work is centered on quality of life in the digital age, social creativity, meta-design, cultures of participation, design trade-offs, and rich landscapes for learning (including MOOCs). You can find out more about my work by clicking on the respective menu entries for: PublicationsReports and PresentationsRecent Courses, Major Research Projects, and Ph.D. Graduates.