Mikael Wiberg, Professor

ABOUT ME

Mikael Wiberg is professor in informatics at Umeå university, Sweden. He has held positions as development director for Umeå Arts Campus, Umeå university, and as Guest professor in HCI (human-computer interaction) at Södertörn university, Sweden (2018-2020). He has a PhD in informatics from 2001, and he has also held positions as Chaired Professor in HCI at Uppsala university (2010-2012), and served as Assoc. Dean for the social sciences faculty (2016-2017), as Head of department, informatics, Umeå university (2013-2016), and Research director for Umeå institute of design (2008-2010).

Wiberg’s main work is within the areas of interactivity, mobility, materiality, and architecture. He has published his research in top journals including Design Issues, Design Studies, International journal of design, ToCHI – ACM Transactions on Computer- Human Interaction, the Human-Computer Interaction journal and ACM Interactions. His most recently published book is ‘The Materiality of Interaction’ (MIT press, 2018]. He was also recently appointed as a new co-EIC (Editor-in-chief) for ACM Interactions.


Check out my new book!,
The Materiality of Interaction – Notes on the Materials of Interaction Design (2018) MIT Press.

SHORT CV

EDITORIAL WORK

co-EIC (Editor-in-chief) | ACM Interactions (2019-2021)

Editorial board member | Springer book series in Adaptive Environments (2017-2019)

Associate Editor | Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal (PUC) | Springer, (2011-present time)

Associate Editor | International Journal of Mobile HCI (2011- 2019)

Associate Editor | Information Systems Journal | Wiley-Blackwell, (2009 – 2014)

Editorial Advisor | Studies in Material Thinking | Auckland University of Technology (2009 – 2017)

 

SELECTION OF ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Full Professor in Informatics | Umeå university, Sweden | 2012 – ongoing

Guest Professor in Human-Computer Interaction | Södertörn university, Sweden | 2018 –
2020

Chaired Professor in Human-Computer Interaction | Uppsala university, Sweden | 2010 – 2012

Development Director for Umeå Arts Campus| Umeå university, Sweden | 2018-2020

Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences | Umeå university, Sweden | 2016-2017

Head of Department, Department of Informatics | Umeå university, Sweden | 2013-2016 & 2017-2018

Research Director, Umeå Institute of Design | Umeå university, Sweden | 2008-2010

Associate Professor (Docent) | Umeå university, Sweden | 2004-2010 Senior Lecturer /

Associate Professor | Umeå university, Sweden | 2001-2012 PhD Student | Umeå university, Sweden | 1997-2001

 

SELECTION – MEMBER OF ACADEMIC BOARDS

Elected Academic Member | Kungliga Skytteanska Samfundet, (2018 – ongoing)

Elected Member | Etikprövningsmyndigheten (2018-2020)

Elected Member | Regional Research Ethics Board, REPN, (2007-2017)

Board member | Professors Association, Umeå university (2009-2010)

Board member | Faculty recruitment board – Professors | Social sciences faculty, Umeå university (2018-2021)

Board member | Umeå Institute of Design, Umeå university (2009-2010)

Board member | Dept of Informatics, Umeå university (2001-2004)

Board member & co-founder | DIGSUM – Digital Social Research Center, Umeå university (2016-2020)

Vice-chair | Faculty board | Social sciences faculty, Umeå university (2016-2017)

Chair | Faculty recruitment board for teachers | Social sciences faculty, Umeå university (2016-2017)

Chairman of the board | School of Culinary Arts | Umeå university, (2011-2019)

Chair | Professors council | Dept. of Informatics, Umeå university (2013-2016)

Chair | Professors council | Dept. of Informatics & media, Uppsala university (2010-2012)

Chair | IRSGD – International Research School of Game Design, Uppsala university (2011-2012)

Advisory board member | Interaction Design & Architecture(s) Journal (IxD&A), (2011-2019)

POSITIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Director of Studies | PhD Program | Dept. of Informatics, UmU (2002-2004)

Director of Studies | PhD Program | Umeå Institute of Design, UmU (2008-2010)

Program Director | MA, Masters Program in Interaction Design | Umeå Institute of Design, UmU (2009-2010)

Program Director | MA, Masters Program in HCI | Dept. of Informatics, UmU (2009-2010)

 

 

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