|Nationality United States|
Name Ben Bederson
|Organizations founded Zumobi|
|Institutions University of Maryland, College Park (1998–Present)
University of New Mexico (1995–1997)|
Alma mater New York University Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Known for Zooming User Interface, Human Computation, Digital Libraries
Notable awards ACM Distinguished Scientist, CHI Academy, SIGCHI Social Impact Award
Fields Computer Science, Human–computer interaction
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Benjamin "Ben" Bederson is a Computer Science professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, a member of the University of Maryland Human-Computer Interaction Lab, and a co-founder of Zumobi.
His father is Benjamin Bederson, Sr., a Professor of Physics Emeritus, New York University.
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Ben Bederson received a B.S. in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1986. Bederson received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1987 and 1992 from New York University where he researched Zooming User Interface.
Bederson became inducted into the Association for Computing Machinery's CHI Academy as a Distinguished Scientist in 2012 and became an ACM Distinguished Scientist in 2011. In 2010 he won the SIGCHI Social Impact Award for developing the International Children's Digital Library.
Bederson was an expert witness for Samsung in Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to discuss prior art.