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Ian Arawjo

Associate Academic Member
Assistant Professor, Université de Montréal

Ian Arawjo is an Assistant Professor at Université de Montréal at the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research (DIRO). M. Arawjo holds a Ph.D from Cornell University in Information Science, where he was advised by Professor Tapan Parikh. His dissertation work spanned the intersection of computer programming and culture, investigating programming as a social and cultural practice. He has experience applying a range of HCI methods, from ethnographic fieldwork, to archival research, to developing novel systems (used by thousands of people) and running usability studies. Currently, he works on projects at the intersection of programming, AI, and HCI, including how new AI capabilities can help us reimagine the practice of programming. He also works on LLM evaluation, through high-visibility open-source projects such as ChainForge. His first-authored papers have won awards at top HCI conferences, including at CHI, CSCW, and UIST.