Tapan Parikh




  
  
  
  
Tapan Parikh
Associate Professor
Focus: HCI, ICTD, information technologies for international development, governance and education

Biography

Tapan Parikh is an Associate Professor at the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley. Tapan's research interests include human-computer interaction (HCI), mobile computing, paper and voice UIs and information technologies for education, governance and international development. Tapan and his students have started several technology companies serving community-based organizations (CBOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments and non-profits.  He holds a Sc.B. degree in Molecular Modeling with Honors from Brown University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Washington, where his dissertation won the William Chan Memorial award. Tapan has also received the NSF CAREER award, a Sloan Fellowship, was named TR35 Humanitarian of the Year, and has won several best paper awards for his group's work.

How to Reach Me

Office: 303B South Hall
Office Hours: Wed 230-330
Telephone: (510) 642-4583
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Twitter: @tap2k