CS student wins two dissertation awards for outstanding HCI research

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Damien Masson (PhD ‘23) has received two prestigious dissertation awards: the Prix de thèse L'Association Francophone de l'Interaction Humain-Machine (AFIHM) and the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society’s (CHCCS) Bill Buxton Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). 

For the past 50 years, the CHCCS has recognized outstanding Canadian researchers “who have made significant advances and contributions to the fields of computer graphics and human-computer interaction.” Their student awards include the Bill Buxton Award, named after a Canadian scholar who pioneered and promoted HCI research nationally and internationally. This award recognizes an exceptional HCI doctoral dissertation.

Read the full story from Computer Science to learn more.