Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition
Peter Pirolli is a Senior Research Scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC). He has long been interested in developing psychological and social science around new emerging technologies in order to provide a foundation for new systems that make people smarter, healthier, and more productive. Prior to joining IHMC, Peter was a Research Fellow and Area Manager at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), where pursued studies of human information interaction. He is the author of “Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information.” His current interest is in the science and engineering of mobile health systems for behavior change. He is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Education, and the Association for Computing Machinery SIGCHI Academy.