Resume for Dag Svanaes
Current position: Professor (tenured)
Department of Computer and Information Science
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Also adjunct prof. at IT-University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Phone work: +47 73591842
Mobile: +47 91897536
Fax work: +47 73594466
E-mail work: email@example.com
Home page: http://dag.idi.ntnu.no
Address private: Lade Alle 48B
2000 Ph.D. in Computer Science ("Doctor Philos.") NTNU. Cross-disciplinary thesis on interactivity.
1984 Social Anthropology at University of Trondheim and University of Oslo. (3 terms “mellomfag”)
1982 Master of Science in Electronics. Thesis on software tools for VLSI design. Norwegian Institute of Technology (later part of NTNU), Trondheim, Norway.
In addition to numerous courses and seminars over the years.
Full time employments
2000-present Professor / Associate Professor (tenured), Department of Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Responsible for the development of a curriculum in HCI/Interaction Design, advisor to M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, broad teaching experience, elected representative to department and school boards, industry contacts. Over the last ten years teaching and research has been done in close cooperation with the Department of Product Design at NTNU.
2001-2002 A one-year leave from NTNU as Professor of Interaction Design, Director of Teaching Programme, Interaction Design Institute Ivrea, Italy.
1987-99 Assistant professor (tenured), Department of Informatics, University of Trondheim (later to become part of NTNU), Trondheim, Norway. Responsible for the development of a curriculum in O.O. Programming, Prolog & HCI/Interaction Design, advisor to M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, broad teaching experience, elected representative to department and school boards, industry contacts.
1984-86 Higher Executive Officer ("FŅrstekonsulent"), Norwegian Ministry of Education, Oslo, Norway. Part of the task force on introduction of computers to the Norwegian Schools system. Responsible for the development of a user-interface design tool MOSAIKK that enabled teachers to construct educational software.
1983-84 Software Researcher, The Computing Center at the Norwegian Institute of Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Worked with the development and evaluation of a compiler and run-time system for the CHILL programming language.
Sabbaticals from NTNU
1998 One semester sabbatical leave as paid guest lecturer at Stanford
University, Computer Science Department. Was responsible for Professor Terry Winograd's philosophy course, and helped in on Bill Verplank's interaction design studio. At the same time consulted for Interval Research on Tangible Interaction.
1995 One semester sabbatical leave as guest researcher in the Advanced Technology Group, Apple Research, Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA. Did research on object-oriented design tools (SK8) and educational software (KidSim, now stagecast.com).
1996-2000 Part-time Professor, Mid-Sweden University, Oestersund, Sweden. Responsible for teaching courses on object-oriented systems design and HCI.
1997-2000 Lecturer, Mogul.com, Oslo, Norway (now Kantega.com). Teaching courses in interaction design to professionals in the software industry.
1990-95 Consulted for Nordic Council and SINTEF Research, Oslo on the design of user interfaces for disabled users. Responsible for the first implementation of the interface design tool COMSPEC. This became an EU project in the TIDE program.
CONFERENCES, Committees and reviewing
q One of two conference chairs for NordiCHI 2006 in Oslo, Norway.
q On the paper committee for NordiCHI 2002, NordiCHI 2004 and NordiCHI 2008.
q Reviewer for CHI in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2009.
q Anonymous reviewer on a number of HCI papers in journals and conferences.
EXTERNAL EVALUATOR (EVALUATIONS OF TEACHING PROGRAMMES)
2006: External “international” evaluator for the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education in the area of interaction design.
2006: External evaluator for multimedia design at HINT – Norway.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT UNIVERISITY LEVEL
Human-Computer Interaction (initiator)
User-Interface Design (initiator)
Research Methodology in Computer Science (initiator)
Introduction to IT
Algorithms and Data Structures
Object-oriented analysis and design (initiator)
The History of Science
Philosophy of Science
The Phenomenological Foundations of Computer Science
Programming language courses:
BASIC and Assembler (initiator)
JAVA and Rational Rose (initiator)
In addition advisor to numerous project courses.