Year Graduated: 1996
Research Areas: Human-Computer Interaction
Dr. Manuel A. Pérez Quiñones is Professor of Software and Information Systems at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). His research interests include personal information management, human-computer interaction, CS education, and diversity issues in computing. He holds a DSc from The George Washington University and a BA & MS from Ball State University. He has published over 100 refereed articles. Before joining UNCC, he worked at Virginia Tech, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Visiting Professor at US Naval Academy, and as a Computer Scientist at the Naval Research Lab. He has been recognized for his service to diversify computing, earning: ACM Distinguished Member (2019); CRA Nico A. Haberman award (2018); and the Richard A. Tapia Achievement Award (2017). He is originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico.