Anthony Named an ACM Senior Member

Lisa Anthony, Ph.D.Lisa Anthony, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the UF Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE), was recently named a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Anthony’s research interests include understanding, designing, and developing natural user interactions, especially for children. Her work integrates and contributes to research in human-computer interaction, child-computer interaction, multimodal interaction, machine learning and artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and interaction design. She has received funding from industry and government sources, including the National Science Foundation CAREER award. Anthony joined CISE in 2013.

“Being named an ACM Senior Member is an acknowledgment of my research contributions to the ACM community over the last 15 years,” Anthony said. “I’m honored to have been recognized and to have reached this milestone in my career.”

Anthony received her Ph.D. from the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) in the School of Computer Science (SCS) at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. In addition to a master’s degree in HCI from Carnegie Mellon, she has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in computer science with concentrations in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and software engineering from Drexel University in Philadelphia.

The ACM Senior Member program, initiated in 2006, includes members with at least 10 years of professional experience who have demonstrated performance through technical leadership, and technical or professional contributions. ACM Senior Member status recognizes the top 25 percent of ACM Professional Members for their demonstrated excellence in the computing field.