Matt Huenerfauth at RIT
I'm an associate professor in the Golisano College of Computer and Information Sciences at the The Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). I am a member of the faculty of the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies and the Ph.D. program in Computer and Information Sciences.
RIT is a private, doctoral research university in the Finger Lakes region of New York State and the second largest producer of undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) degrees among all private universities in the U.S. RIT was ranked #107 among National Universities in the U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges Rankings 2017.
My research is on computer accessibility and assistive technology for people with disabilities, natural language processing, human computer interaction, and the computational linguistics of American Sign Language. I'm the:
- Director of the Linguistic and Assistive Technologies Laboratory (LATLab)
- co-Director of the Center for Accessibility and Inclusion Research (CAIR)
- Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) journal
- Vice-Chair of the ACM’s Special Interest Group on Accessible Computing (SIGACCESS).
- Program Chair for the 18th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS 2016).
Prior to joining the faculty of RIT, I was a faculty member at the City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College and Graduate Center, for eight years, where I was a tenured Associate Professor of Computer Science and Linguistics. I moved to RIT in August 2014.
This website contains information about my Research and my background and experience (Curriculum Vitae). Information about courses I teach is available on the Teaching page, and links to other resources appear on the Interests page. A listing of my Contact Information is also included on this site.