Principal Program Manager

A.J. Bernheim Brush's research area is Human-Computer Interaction with a focus on Ubiquitous Computing and Computer Supported Collaboration (CSCW). Embedded in the Cortana product group at Microsoft since January 2016, she spent the previous 11 years in Microsoft Research. A.J. is most well known for her research on technologies for families and her expertise conducting field studies of technology. She has built and deployed numerous sensing systems into homes. From 2012 – 2015 she co-led MSR's Lab of Things project, an open-sourced platform for experimental research that uses connected devices in homes. Her research has received a 10-year impact award, 2 best paper awards, and several best paper nominations. She received a Borg Early Career Award in 2010 and has over 20 patents. She serves on the UbiComp steering committee, was co-general chair of UbiComp 2014. To encourage diversity in the computing field, A.J. serves on the CRA-W board and was co-chair from 2014 – 2016.