Nemer Recognized as Champion of Diversity and Inclusion in the Human-Computer Interaction Community

The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) named David Nemer, assistant professor of information communication technology at the University of Kentucky, CHI 2018 Diversity Champion Recognition Emerging Voice.

The CHI 2018 Diversity Champions Recognition is presented at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) to individuals in recognition of their efforts to promote diversity and inclusion within the field of human-computer interaction. The Emerging Voice category recognizes individuals who are actively building support networks to facilitate communal discussion and resource mobilization for diversity and inclusion issues. 

CHI, pronounced “kai,” is an annual, premiere international conference on Human-Computer Interaction that features a variety of topics, such as ubiquitous computing, visualization, usability, and user-experience design. Registrants enjoyed multiple events, including: academic papers, posters and demonstrations, workshops and courses, invited panels, and case studies from industry practitioners.   

Nemer was presented with the recognition at the CHI 2018 Diversity and Inclusivity Lunch on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 12:20-2p.m. at Palais des congrès de Montréal in Montréal, Canada.