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Mobile computing, wireless networking, consumer devices, user interface design, electronic reading devices, electronic commerce, software design, and strategic technology evaluation.
User Experience Researcher, Xerox-PARC, Palo Alto, CA, USA (1/97-Present)
- Involved in conceptualization of "invisible" interfaces,
- Developed/implemented prototypes based on invisible interface concepts (C/C++ multithreaded programming, software design, hardware integration and prototyping),
- Key contributor to a work practice research study that resulted in a Xerox spin-off business on portable reading devices,
- Led effort to understand readability, portability and mobility issues related to reading from displays,
- Major contributor to a research effort focussed on developing the future workplace,
- Led effort in integrating a 1.6Mbps wireless LAN into PARCís network infrastructure,
- Technology "scout" for various groups,
- UI technology advisor for a Xerox multimedia cultural learning center effort,
- Published 3 papers (4 more pending), filed 10 invention proposals, filed 8 patents.
Researcher, NSERC, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (5/95-9/96)
- Key member in defining the concept of the Audio Video Server Attendant (AVSA),
- Designed and implemented the user interface for the AVSA (Windows-Visual C and UNIX-Tk/Tcl),
- Designed and implemented the communication system (TCP/IP, Winsock API) for the AVSA,
- Investigated, purchased and integrated various software/hardware (speech recognizers, video cards, network cards, workstations, etc.) for the AVSA,
- Used usability inspection method to iterate on and improve the AVSA system,
- Supervised/managed team of students.
- Nortel Technologies Inc., Systems Analyst, Ottawa, Canada (1/93 - 8/93)
- University of New Brunswick, Research Assistant, Faculty of Computer Science, (5/92 - 8/92)
- IBM Canada Ltd., Marketing Assistant, Financial Services Sector, Toronto, Ont. (9/91-12/91)
- IBM Canada Ltd., Programmer/Analyst, Advanced Technology Center, Toronto, Ont. (1/91-5/91)
- Department of Supply and Services, Programmer/Analyst, New Brunswick, Canada (5/90-8/90)
- Department of Finance, Account Assistant, New Brunswick, Canada (5/89-8/89)
Part-time Employment Summary:
- Teaching Assistant, HCI course (Sept. - Dec. 95, UofT)
- Tutor, Grade 11-OAC math (Sept. - Apr. 95, T.I.O.)
- Course Marker (Math and CS), (Sept. - Apr. 94, U.N.B.)
- Student Consultant, general on-site support (Sept. - Apr. 94, U.N.B.)
AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Xerox Corporation Inventorís Award 1998,
Xerox Corporation Excellence in Science and Technology Award 1997,
NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council) Research Award 1994-1996,
Lieutenant Governor's Silver Medal UNB 1994,
Dean's list UNB 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994,
NSERC Summer Research Award 1992,
UNB Scholarships 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994,
Canada Scholarships 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 and 1994,
- "Manipulative User Interfaces: Exploring Physically Embodied Interfaces",
- Anuj Gujar, Ken Fishkin, Beverly Harrison, Roy Want. CHIí99 Extended Abstracts, Pittsburgh, PA.
- "Bridging Physical and Virtual Worlds with Electronic Tags",
- Roy Want, Ken Fishkin, Anuj Gujar, Beverly Harrison. CHIí99 Proceedings, Pittsburgh, PA.
- "Embodied User Interfaces for Really Direct Manipulation",
- Ken Fishkin, Anuj Gujar, Beverly Harrison, Tom Moran, Roy Want. To appear in CACM.
- "A Comparative Evaluation of Display Technologies for Reading",
- Anuj Gujar, Beverly Harrison, Ken Fishkin, HFESí98 Proceedings, Chicago Illinois.
- "Squeeze Me, Hold Me, Tilt me! An Exploration of Manipulative User Interfaces",
- Beverly L. Harrison, Ken Fishkin, Anuj Gujar, Carlos Mochon, Roy Want. CHIí98 Proceedings, Los Angeles.
- "A Diary Study of Work-Related Reading: Design Implications for Digital Reading Devices",
- Annette Adler, Anuj Gujar, Beverly L. Harrison, Kenton O'Hara, Abigail Sellen. CHIí98 Proceedings, Los Angeles, CA.
- "Talking Your Way Around a Conference",
- Anuj Gujar, Shahir Daya, Jeremy Cooperstock, Koichiro Tanikoshi, William Buxton . CASCONí95 CDROM Proceedings, Toronto, ON.
Master of Science (Computer Science), Human Computer Interaction, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. (1994-1996). Supervised by Professor William Buxton.
Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Co-op, Software Systems Major, First Class Honors, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B. (1989-1994).
Language experience: C/C++, Tcl/Tk, HTML, OpenGL, Fortran, Assembler, Modula-2, APL, JCL, COBOL, Visual Basic,
Operating systems: Windows NT/95, IRIX, DOS, OS/2, MAC/OS, UNIX, MVS/XA, Nucleus Plus,
Software: Microsoft Visual Studio, FrameMaker, Metacard, Director, Audio Visual Connection, Storyboard Live, Easel, Freelance Graphics, dBASE, Latex, several spreadsheet applications and word processors.
ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS
Volunteer (Team Leader) at Peninsula Habitat for Humanity 1997-98,
Volunteer at Castleview & Widgewood home for the aged 1996,
Treasurer of Computer Science Graduate Student Society (CSGSS) 1995-96,
DGP FBE Treasurer/Administrator 1995-96,
Student Volunteer for CHIí95 (International Human Computer Interaction conference),
Computer Science Representative for the Graduating Class Committee 1994,
Co-Founder/Treasurer of UNICEF Young Ambassador Club in Fredericton 1994,
Group Leader of U.N.B. Orientation Committee 1994,
Member of U.N.B. Computer Science Association 1993-94,
Member of U.N.B. India Association 1992-94, U.T. I.A. 1995,
Guitar, soccer (15yrs), softball, snowboarding, camping and several other sporting activities.