Jaime Ruiz, Ph.D.

Jaime Ruiz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Primary Research Area

Human-Centered Computing

Research Areas

Human-Centered Computing, Human-Computer Interaction for Health, Interpretable AI, Machine Learning, Pervasive and Mobile Computing, Pervasive Interfaces


Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Waterloo.
M.S. in Computer Science, San Francisco State University.
B.S. in Psychology, University of California, Davis.

Research Interests

Natural User Interfaces, Human-Computer Interaction, Gesture Recognition, Whole-Body Interaction, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, and Usable Bioinformatics.


Publications can be found on the Ruiz HCI Lab website or Google Scholar

Awards & Distinctions

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2018 – 2023


Contact Information

Telephone: 352-294-6665

Email: jaime.ruiz@ufl.edu

Ruiz HCI Lab

Office: MH 5406

Mailing Address:

Jaime Ruiz
c/o University of Florida P.O. Box 116120
CSE Building, room 301
Gainesville, FL 32611