Eli Blevis, Ph.D. | Professor of Informatics
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Eli Blevis is Professor of Informatics in Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCI/d) at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also a Visiting & Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design. His primary area of research, and the one for which he is best known, is sustainable interaction design. His research also engages visual thinking—especially photographic foundations of HCI, and design theory—especially transdisciplinary design. Image: Wall at the residence of Sun Yat Sen, 2017. This and all images on this site (c) E.Blevis, all rights reserved

Eli Blevis is Professor of Informatics in Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCI/d) at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE) at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also a Visiting & Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design. His primary area of research, and the one for which he is best known, is sustainable interaction design. His research also engages visual thinking—especially photographic foundations of HCI, and design theory—especially transdisciplinary design.

Image: Wall at the residence of Sun Yat Sen, 2017. This and all images on this site (c) E.Blevis, all rights reserved

Selected Publications Et Cetera

Sustainable Digital Infrastructure (Sequel)
Further Connecting Sustainable Interaction Design
with Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Design
Pictorial: Stillness & Motion DIS Best
Stillness and Motion, Meaning and Form
Sustainable Digital Infrastructure CHI Best
Understanding and Mitigating the Effects of Device and
Cloud Service Design Decisions on the Environmental
Footprint of Digital Infrastructure
Visual Thinking
Being Photo-Visual in HCI and Design
Syllabus: Visual Foundations
Syllabus: Visual Foundations
Design Education
Billions of Interaction Designers
Pictorial: Qualities of Focus
Qualities of Focus
Photograph
Photograph: Ultra-bark Lapdog Bag

About

Professor of Informatics | School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University Bloomington
Visiting & Adjunct Professor of Interaction Design | School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
eblevis [at] indiana [dot] edu

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Google Scholar index is here and here.
ACM author index is here.
ACM author-izer access is here
HCI Bibliography author index is here.
Academia Edu profile is here
Research Gate Profile is here
Semantic Scholar Profile is here

Vita
Vita are here, Revised 7.8.2017

Other

ACM DL Author-ize serviceWoman (seated) with tablet computer
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceQualities of Focus
Eli Blevis
C&C '17 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFurther Connecting Sustainable Interaction Design with Sustainable Digital Infrastructure Design
Eli Blevis, Chris Preist, Daniel Schien, Priscilla Ho
LIMITS '17 Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Computing Within Limits, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDesigning Sustainable Food Systems
Ankita Raturi, Juliet Norton, Bill Tomlinson, Eli Blevis, Lynn Dombrowski
CHI EA '17 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFashionable services for wearables
Oskar Juhlin, Jinyi Wang, Yanqing Zhang
interactions, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSelfish-driving car
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2017
ACM DL Author-ize serviceInteraction at the tip of your toes
Rojin Vishkaie
interactions, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe gift of the maker
Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell
interactions, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDIY maker electronic supplies concession market in Shenzhen
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceBeing Photo-Visual in HCI and Design
Eli Blevis
DIS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe Visual Thinking Gallery: A Five Year Retrospective
Eli Blevis
DIS '16 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDesign Patterns, Principles, and Strategies for Sustainable HCI
Bran Knowles, Adrian K. Clear, Samuel Mann, Eli Blevis, Maria Håkansson
CHI EA '16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceUnderstanding and Mitigating the Effects of Device and Cloud Service Design Decisions on the Environmental Footprint of Digital Infrastructure
Chris Preist, Daniel Schien, Eli Blevis
CHI '16 Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceRed, white, and blue in black and white
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceRooftop garden + fish pond, Jing'an district, Shanghai
Eli Blevis, Bonnie Nardi
interactions, 2016
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFuture robot
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceNot in use, energy saving
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDrones
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceCHI 2015 best dance performance
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSharing the hidden treasure in pictorials
Eli Blevis, Sabrina Hauser, William Odom
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceEcological Perspectives in HCI: Promise, Problems, and Potential
Eli Blevis, Susanne Bødker, John Flach, Jodi Forlizzi, Heekyoung Jung, Victor Kaptelinin, Bonnie Nardi, Antonio Rizzo
CHI EA '15 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceTransdisciplinary Interaction Design in Design Education
Eli Blevis, Ilpo K. Koskinen, Kun-Pyo Lee, Susanne Bødker, Lin-Lin Chen, Youn-kyung Lim, Huaxin Wei, Ron Wakkary
CHI EA '15 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceInspiration from nature
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSunday social gathering, CBD, Hong Kong
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2015
ACM DL Author-ize serviceGroup selfie
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceBillions of interaction designers
Eli Blevis, Kenny Chow, Ilpo Koskinen, Sharon Poggenpohl, Christine Tsin
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceMaker paper: folded light art + design
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceStillness and motion, meaning and form
Eli Blevis
DIS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing interactive systems, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFashion thinking: lessons from fashion and sustainable interaction design, concepts and issues
Yue Pan, Eli Blevis
DIS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing interactive systems, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceBelongings considered harmful
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceWhat have we learned?: a SIGCHI HCI & sustainability community workshop
M. Six Silberman, Eli Blevis, Elaine Huang, Bonnie A. Nardi, Lisa P. Nathan, Daniela Busse, Chris Preist, Samuel Mann
CHI EA '14 CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDIY repair
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceUltrabark lapdog bag
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2014
ACM DL Author-ize serviceMeaning of life elevator
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2013
ACM DL Author-ize servicePressing exit
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2013
ACM DL Author-ize serviceTablet photography
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2013
ACM DL Author-ize serviceAvec le temps!: time, tempo, and turns in human-computer interaction
John C. Thomas, Yue Pan, Thomas Erickson, Eli Blevis, Catherine Letondal, Aurélien Tabard
CHI EA '13 CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2013
ACM DL Author-ize serviceLost icons, Paris 2012
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2013
ACM DL Author-ize serviceWhat if sustainability doesn't work out?
Bill Tomlinson, Donald J. Patterson, Yue Pan, Eli Blevis, Bonnie Nardi, Six Silberman, Juliet Norton, Joseph J. LaViola, Jr.
interactions, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceOld scaffolds new
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe elsewheres of product engagement
Lucy Hughes, Douglas Atkinson, Eli Blevis
interactions, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceA matter of fit and fashion
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceRe-conceptualizing fashion in sustainable HCI
Yue Pan, David Roedl, John C. Thomas, Eli Blevis
DIS '12 Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceRe-conceptualizing fashion in sustainable HCI
Yue Pan, David Roedl, Eli Blevis, John Thomas
DIS '12 Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSimple, sustainable living
Maria Håkansson, Gilly Leshed, Eli Blevis, Lisa Nathan, Samuel Mann
CHI EA '12 CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceCollapse informatics: augmenting the sustainability & ICT4D discourse in HCI
Bill Tomlinson, M. Six Silberman, Donald Patterson, Yue Pan, Eli Blevis
CHI '12 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceChi 2012 sustainability community invited SIG: inventory of issues and opportunities
Eli Blevis, Daniela Busse, Samuel Mann, Yue Pan, John Thomas
CHI EA '12 CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceVisual thinking & digital imagery
Eli Blevis, Elizabeth Churchill, William Odom, James Pierce, David Roedl, Ron Wakkary
CHI EA '12 CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSocial sustainability: an HCI agenda
Daniela Busse, Eli Blevis, Richard Beckwith, Shaowen Bardzell, Phoebe Sengers, Bill Tomlinson, Lisa Nathan, Samuel Mann
CHI EA '12 CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceInterface, then and now
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2012
ACM DL Author-ize serviceA matter of focus and a question of resolution
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDigital imagery as meaning and form in HCI and design: an introduction to the Visual Thinking Backpage Gallery
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceCHI 2011 sustainability community invited panel: challenges ahead
Azam Khan, Lyn Bartram, Eli Blevis, Carl DiSalvo, Jon Froehlich, Gordon Kurtenbach
CHI EA '11 CHI '11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceVisible - actionable - sustainable: sustainable interaction design in professional domains
Leonardo Bonanni, Daniela K. Busse, John C. Thomas, Eli Blevis, Marko Turpeinen, Nuno Jardim Nunes
CHI EA '11 CHI '11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceCHI 2011 sustainability community invited SIG: framework & agenda
Azam Khan, Eli Blevis, Daniela Busse
CHI EA '11 CHI '11 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe cloud
Yue Pan, Eli Blevis
interactions, 2011
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe climate change habitability index
Yue Pan, Chit Meng Cheong, Eli Blevis
interactions, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceHCI & sustainable food culture: a design framework for engagement
Jaz Hee-jeong Choi, Eli Blevis
NordiCHI '10 Proceedings of the 6th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Extending Boundaries, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceHope for the best and prepare for the worst: interaction design and the tipping point
Eli Blevis, Shunying Blevis
interactions, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDesign challenge based learning (DCBL) and sustainable pedagogical practice
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceExamining appropriation, re-use, and maintenance for sustainability
Jina Huh, Lisa P. Nathan, Six Silberman, Eli Blevis, Bill Tomlinson, Phoebe Sengers, Daniela Busse
CHI EA '10 CHI '10 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceMaking food, producing sustainability
Tad Hirsch, Phoebe Sengers, Eli Blevis, Richard Beckwith, Tapan Parikh
CHI EA '10 CHI '10 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceThe lens of feminist HCI in the context of sustainable interaction design
Shaowen Bardzell, Eli Blevis
interactions, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Reclaim
Eli Blevis
interactions - Tangible Interaction = Form + Computing, 2010
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Small change, big result
Kristin Hanks, Larry Riss, Steve Schunk, Eli Blevis
interactions - Catalyzing a Perfect Storm, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDesigning for a sustainable future
Daniela K. Busse, Eli Blevis, Catherine Howard, Brinda Dalal, David Fore, Lara Lee
C&C '09 Proceedings of the seventh ACM conference on Creativity and cognition, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFEATURE: Transcending disciplinary boundaries in interaction design
Eli Blevis, Erik Stolterman
interactions - Citizen-Centered Design (Slowly) Revolutionizes the Media and Experience of U.S. Elections, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDefining the role of HCI in the challenges of sustainability
Elaine M. Huang, Eli Blevis, Jennifer Mankoff, Lisa P. Nathan, Bill Tomlinson
CHI EA '09 CHI '09 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceUnderstanding why we preserve some things and discard others in the context of interaction design
William Odom, James Pierce, Erik Stolterman, Eli Blevis
CHI '09 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Food, dude
Eli Blevis, Susan Coleman Morse
interactions - The Counterfeit You, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINBLY OURS: Mellow velo
Eli Blevis
interactions, 2009
ACM DL Author-ize serviceEnergy aware dwelling: a critical survey of interaction design for eco-visualizations
James Pierce, William Odom, Eli Blevis
OZCHI '08 Proceedings of the 20th Australasian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction: Designing for Habitus and Habitat, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceCollapse informatics and practice: Theory, method, and design
Bill Tomlinson, Eli Blevis, Bonnie Nardi, Donald J. Patterson, M. SIX Silberman, Yue Pan
ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) - Special issue on practice-oriented approaches to sustainable HCI, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Personal inventories in the context of sustainability and interaction design
William Odom, Eli Blevis, Erik Stolterman
interactions - We must redesign professional design education for the 21st century, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSustainability implications of organic user interface technologies: an inky problem
Eli Blevis
Communications of the ACM - Organic user interfaces, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Images of sustainable interactions: seeing with the lens of sustainability
Eli Blevis, Shunying Blevis
interactions - Optimistic futurism, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSustainable millennials: attitudes towards sustainability and the material effects of interactive technologies
Kristin Hanks, William Odom, David Roedl, Eli Blevis
CHI '08 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceBeyond the hype: sustainability & HCI
Lisa P. Nathan, Eli Blevis, Batya Friedman, Jay Hasbrouck, Phoebe Sengers
CHI EA '08 CHI '08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSUSTAINABLY OURS: Two digital divides and four perspectives
Eli Blevis
interactions - Toward a model of innovation, 2008
ACM DL Author-ize serviceLuxury & new luxury, quality & equality
Eli Blevis, Kevin Makice, William Odom, David Roedl, Christian Beck, Shunying Blevis, Arvind Ashok
DPPI '07 Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Designing pleasurable products and interfaces, 2007
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSustainable interaction design: invention & disposal, renewal & reuse
Eli Blevis
CHI '07 Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2007
ACM DL Author-ize serviceSupporting design studio culture in HCI
Eli Blevis, Youn-kyung Lim, Erik Stolterman, Tracee Vetting Wolf, Keichi Sato
CHI EA '07 CHI '07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2007
ACM DL Author-ize serviceEnvironmental sustainability and interaction
Jennifer C. Mankoff, Eli Blevis, Alan Borning, Batya Friedman, Susan R. Fussell, Jay Hasbrouck, Allison Woodruff, Phoebe Sengers
CHI EA '07 CHI '07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2007
ACM DL Author-ize serviceDesigning interactivity for the specific context of designerly collaborations
Eli Blevis, Youn-Kyung Lim, Muzaffer Ozakca, Shweta Aneja
CHI EA '05 CHI '05 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2005
ACM DL Author-ize serviceConcepts that support collocated collaborative work inspired by the specific context of industrial designers
H. Wang, E. Blevis
CSCW '04 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work, 2004
ACM DL Author-ize serviceFinger talk: collaborative decision-making using talk and fingertip interaction around a tabletop display
Yvonne Rogers, William Hazlewood, Eli Blevis, Youn-Kyung Lim
CHI EA '04 CHI '04 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2004