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Tony Tang

I'm an Associate Professor in the iSchool at the University of Toronto. I'm passionate about Human-Computer Interaction and other weird things.

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Note: As of August 2022, I am a visiting professor at the Singapore Management University

I am an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto. I direct the RICELab (Rethinking Interaction, Collaboration and Engagement) research group. Previously, I was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary.

My current research explores the design, implementation and evaluation of novel systems for:

  • mixed reality interfaces for collaboration and learning,
  • prototyping ubiquitous computing environments,
  • interfaces for AI/robot supported activity, and
  • electronic fashion as a means of expression.

Broadly, I am interested in User Experience Design, Human-Computer Interaction, and the sub-disciplines of Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and Ubiquitous Computing.

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, watching cooking videos on YouTube, watching movies, and running after my kid.

In my previous life (i.e. before kiddo), I was an avid video game player, volleyball player (in real life), and aspired to be an awesome programmer.