The past year has presented unprecedented challenges for members of the UIST community, as we’ve all struggled to take care of ourselves, our families, and their mental, physical, and financial well-being. Making “normal” research progress was difficult — or impossible — for many. For those of you who were aiming to submit to UIST 2021 and were not able to do so, please don’t be discouraged: the next set of submission deadlines will be here soon enough. The work we do together is important, but there are more important things in life than producing papers.

For those of you who…

Ranjitha Kumar

Associate Professor of Computer Science @ the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Chief Research Scientist at UserTesting. Stanford BS & PhD.

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