Bonnie E. John

Carnegie Mellon University
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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  • Faculty member in residence, Carnegie Mellon – West, Summer 2001 and 2002.
  • Member of the CMU’s Institutional Review Board, Spring 1998 – Fall 2001.
  • School-level Tenure and Promotions Committee, School of Computer Science, 1998-1999.
  • Dean Search Committee for the School of Computer Science, 1998-1999.
  • Self- Assessment Committee of the School of Computer Science, 1997-1998.
  • Director of the HCI Masters’ Program, 1997 to present (except for 1999-2000 sabbatical)
  • Member of the Executive Committee of CMU's Human-Computer Interaction Institute, from its inception in 1994 to present.
  • Carnegie Mellon University's representative to the governing board of the Human Computer Interaction Consortium, 1988-present.


  • Soldier Systems Panel of the Army Research Laboratories Technical Assessment Board, 2002-2006.
  • Member of the Committee on Human Factors, National Research Council. Feb 1997-Dec 2004.Review Panel National Cancer Institute, Evidence-based Website Design Guidelines. 2001-2002.
  • Review Panel, AMBR Project Phase 3, US Air Force. 2001-2002.
  • Board of Advisors, Office of Naval Research, Program in User-Centered Direct Interaction and Interactive Visualization, June 2000.
  • Member of the Panel on Human Behavior Representation for Military Simulations, National Research Council. Summer 1997-Summer 1998.
  • Steering committee NSF Interactive Systems Grantees Workshop, Boston, November 11-12, 1995.
  • Consultant to the National Academy of Science Committee on Virtual Reality Research and Development, August 1993.
  • Invited participant in the ISAT Summer Study for DARPA entitled "Intelligent Interfaces", Spring & Summer 1991.
  • Invited participant in the NSF workshop entitled "An Agenda for Human-Computer Interaction: User Interface Development Processes and Methodologies", March 1991.
  • Invited participant in the Workshop on Future Metrics and Models for Assessment of Human/System Performance in Advanced Military Systems. 23 July - 26 July 1989. Sponsored by Crew System Ergonomics Information Analysis Center, AAMRL/HE/CSERIAC Wright-Patterson AFB.
  • Reviewer for research proposals:
    National Science Foundation
    Air Force Office of Scientific Research


  • Member of International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Working Group 2.7/13.4, November 2002.


  • Review Board, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Health Information Science. Fall 2002.
  • Editorial board of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (1993-1999), Behavior and Information Technology (1992-present)
  • Advisory board of Cognitive Science Quarterly: A European Journal of Basic and Applied Research
  • Technical Program Committee member for the ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) conferences, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 (associate chair), 1995, 1996 (associate chair), 1997, 1999 (associate chair), 2000, 2004 (associate chair).
  • Technical Program Committee member for the International Conference on User Modeling (June 20-24, 1999, Banff, Canada).
  • Reviewer for conferences:
    ACM Conference on User Interface Software & Technology
    Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting
  • Reviewer for refereed journals:
    Human Computer Interaction
    ACM Transactions on Information Systems
    ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction
    Behaviour and Information Technology
    Cognitive Psychology
    Memory & Cognition
    International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
  • Invited participant in the ACM workshop entitled "Strategic Directions in Computing Research", Cambridge, MA, June 14-15, 1996.
  • Invited participant in the symposium entitled "Diverse Perspectives on Working Memory" at the Cognitive Science Society annual meeting, 10 August 1991.

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