Prof. Maria Francesca Costabile
Maria Francesca Costabile
Full Professor

IVU laboratory
Dipartimento di Informatica

Università degli Studi di Bari
Via Orabona, 4
70125 Bari - Italy

phone: +39 080 5443300
fax: +39 080 5443300
email: maria.costabile@uniba.it
(former - working - email: costabile@di.uniba.it)

Maria F. Costabile

Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Ubiquitous Systems, Usability Engineering, Information Visualization, Multimodal and Multimedia Interaction, WWW Interfaces, End-User Development

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Maria Francesca Costabile is full professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Bari, Italy, where she teaches human-computer interaction and other courses for the computer science curricula. She is also Coordinator of the IVU (Interaction Visualization Usability & UX) Lab. Formerly, she worked as assistant professor at the University of Calabria, Italy from 1981 to 1988, and as associate professor at the University of Bari from 1989 to 1999.
She has carried out research in various Italian and foreign universities. The longer periods of research at foreign institutes were at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY, USA, the University of Munster, Germany, the University of Bonn, Germany, the University of Houston, TX, USA, the University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
She has received research funds from many Italian and foreign organizations.
Her current research interests are in human-computer interaction, in particular interaction design, mobile systems, usability engineering, information visualization, end-user development. She has published about two hundred papers in scientific journals, books and proceedings of international conferences on the above topics, and edited seven books, published by ACM Press and Springer.
Prof. Costabile is regularly in program committees of international conferences and workshops. She has been General Co-Chair of IS-EUD 2011, the third International Symposium on End-User Development. She has been Program Co-Chair of CHI 2008, the most important international conference on HCI, Program Co-Chair of INTERACT 2005, Program Chair of AVI 2004. She has been in the Steering Committee of the Advanced Visual Interfaces Conference (AVI), organized every two years in cooperation with ACM SIGCHI. She has been in the Steering Committee of VL/HCC, the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing. She is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Visual Languages and Computing.
She is senior member of IEEE and member of ACM; she is a founding member of the Italian Chapter of ACM SIGCHI, and served as Chair from 1996 to 2000.

Contribution of Prof. Costabile to the HCI discipline.


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