Information Systems and Knowledge Management
Dr. Joel Lanir is a senior lecturer at the University of Haifa’s Department of Information Systems where he heads the Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization Lab. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. His research interests lie in the general areas of human-computer interaction (HCI) and information visualization, and more specifically, mobile, context-aware computing and the design and evaluation of novel technologies such as augmented reality and more.
Dr. Lanir is an expert in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design, as well as in the evaluation of interactive computing systems. Over the past years, Dr Lanir has been working on various projects in the area of technology and cultural heritage. Specifically, many projects examine how to design and evaluate novel technology at cultural heritage sites to enhance visitor experience.