Brad A. Myers

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Carnegie Mellon University


  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America


  • SIGGRAPH 1989

    Brad A. Myers is a research computer scientist at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD in computer science from the University of Toronto, and the MS and BSc from MIT, during which time he was a research intern at Xerox PARC. From 1980 through 1983 he worked at PERQ Systems Corp., where he designed and implemented the SAPPHIRE window manager. Myers’ PhD research led to the development of the PERIDOT system, which uses visual programming and programming by example in novel ways to help users design user interfaces. The INCENSE system built at Xerox PARC for his MSc thesis was one of the first program visualization systems. His current research interests include user interface management systems (UIMSs), user interfaces,  programming by example, visual programming, interaction techniques, window management, programming environments, debugging, and graphics.