Vicki Hanson – Trailblazer and Network Pioneer
A look at the career of Vicki Hanson, an American computer scientist noted for her research on human-computer interaction and accessibility.
Vicki Hanson is Professor of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technologies at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), and Research Staff Member Emeritus from IBM Research. She has been working on issues of inclusion for older adults and disabled people throughout her career, first as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. She joined the IBM Research Division in 1986 where she founded and managed the Accessibility Research group. She has been at the University of Dundee since 2009 and at RIT since 2013.