Brian P. Bailey

Brian P. BaileyBrian P. Bailey is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Illinois and currently serves as the Director of Graduate Programs in his department. He conducts research in human-computer interaction (HCI) and has contributed to the areas of creativity support tools, crowdsourcing, algorithmic team formation, and notification management. With his students, he has published 100+ research articles in HCI conferences and journals. He is an ACM Distinguished Member and has received multiple awards from the National Science Foundation, including the Career Award in 2007. He serves on the editorial boards of ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction and the International Journal of Human Computer Studies. Prof. Bailey was a visiting scientist at Microsoft Research from 2008-09.  Prof. Bailey has also been recognized for his teaching, including being selected as an Education Innovation Fellow and making the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students on eight occasions at UIUC.

Brian is a proud Ph.D. graduate of the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of Minnesota (2002). His dissertation committee consisted of Joseph Konstan (advisor), Mats Heimdahl, John Carlis, and Laura Gurak. His graduate school journey began by enrolling in online CS graduate courses, then becoming a student in the on-campus M.S. program, and then becoming a Ph.D. student in the department.