Carl Gutwin presented with Distinguished Researcher Award



Dr. Carl Gutwin

Congratulations to Professor Carl Gutwin who will be awarded one of the University of Saskatchewan’s highest honours for faculty at the 2018 Spring Convocation in June. Gutwin will be presented with the Distinguished Researcher Award, which recognizes significant contributions by a faculty member to knowledge or artistic creativity.

A professor in the Department of Computer Science and the co-director of the U of S Human-Computer Interaction Lab, Carl Gutwin is the world’s foremost expert on group awareness. His research on human-computer interaction has had profound impacts on the design and development of collaborative software. A former Canada Research Chair in Next-Generation Groupware, Gutwin’s pioneering research is now used in platforms such as Google Docs and Microsoft Office. A dedicated teacher and mentor, Gutwin has supervised more than 85 trainees, many of whom have gone on to become leaders in both academia and industry.

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