SICSA has appointed Professor Aaron Quigley of the University of St Andrews as its new Director. Professor Quigley commences the role on July 4th 2019.
Professor Quigley is the Chair of Human Computer Interaction in the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews. He co-founded SACHI (St Andrews Computer Human Interaction research group) and served as its Director until 2018.
He is currently the ACM SIGCHI Vice President for Conferences (members of the ACM SIGCHI Executive Committee), member of the ACM Europe Council Conferences Working Group, a board member of ScotlandIS and an ACM Distinguished Speaker. He will also be general co-chair for the ACM CHI conference in Asia in 2021.
He is no stranger to SICSA, having previously served as Deputy Director/Director for Knowledge Exchange and as Co-leader for the SICSA Human Computer Interaction Research Theme for several years. We are delighted that he will return as Director in the summer.
For more information about Professor Quigley, please see https://aaronquigley.org.