• USA-2016

    For contributions to creating information and computing technologies with and for children. Press Release

  • USA-2014

selected awards and honors: 2010, SIGCHI Social Impact Award honored for promoting the application of human-computer interaction research for pressing social needs 2010, American Library Association President's Award for International Library Innovation honored for creating the International Children's Digital Library ( 2004-2007, U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science appointed by the White House and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, to help affect U.S. policy concerning libraries and the dissemination and use of information. 2001-2006, National Science Foundation Career Award an award I received for promising junior faculty research. this 5-year research grant is used to focus on the development of the classroom of the future. 2001, Outstanding Faculty of the Year Award an honor I received from the University of Maryland Parents Association for Undergraduate education. 1999-2000, Lilly-Center for Teaching Excellence Fellow an award that enables 10 faculty members to meet throughout the year to discuss teaching and learning issues. 1998, ACM SIGCHI Distinguished Service Award an honor presented by the international organization on Human-Computer Interaction.