Susan Dumais

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Susan DumaisName: 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.


  • 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)