Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research CenterShumin Zhai is a research staff member at the IBM Almaden Research Center. Specializing in human-computer interaction research, Zhai has published over 100 research papers, received numerous patents, contributed to three IBM Research Division Accomplishments, and led major IBM product innovations. His work has been broadly reported in the news media.
Zhai is on the editorial boards of Human-Computer Interaction, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, and other journals. He has been a visiting professor and lectured at various universities in the U.S., Europe, and China.
Zhai earned his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. In 2006, he was elected to ACM's inaugural class of Distinguished Scientists.