Susan Dumais

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Susan Dumais

Name: Susan T. Dumais

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • Principal Researcher in the Context, Learning, and User Experience for Search (CLUES) Group of Microsoft Research.
  • Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington Information School.
  • Interested in algorithms and interfaces for improved information retrieval, as well as general issues in human-computer interaction.
  • While at Microsoft she worked on personal information management, question answering, web search, text categorization, information retrieval, and user/task modeling.

Significant publications

  • Handbook of Applied Cognition (2007).

Honors and awards

  • Inducted to the National Academy of Engineering (2011).
  • Gerard Salton Award (2009).
  • Inducted as a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (2006).