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Troy Abel
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PhD, Summer 2010

Home Dept: Art and Design

PhD Dissertation title: Beyond Usability: An Alternative Usability Evaluation Method, PUT-Q2

PhD Advisor: Roger Baer

Area of PhD research: Incorporation of qualitative statistics into traditional quantitative usability studies leading to a visual representation of data

Employment upon graduating:
academicAssistant Professor, Visual Communication & Design
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Current activity: 2/2 Teaching load in Visual Communication. Set-up and run new eye-tracking and usability testing lab.

What HCI classes were invaluable to my success?
Psychology of HCI

Favorite graduate school memory: When I walked across the stage during graduation to receive my Doctoral hood.

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