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Andrew Begel

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Software and Societal Systems Department (S3D)

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Andrew Begel




Campus Address

441 TCS Hall



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Andrew Begel is an Associate Professor in the Software and Societal Systems Department at Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to this, he spent over 16 years as a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA, USA. His research mission is to create inclusive workplaces where all people, especially those with disabilities and the neurodivergent, can be successful, without discrimination. His current research projects focus on creating accommodative physical work environments, collaboration tools that facilitate communication between people with differing abilities, and educational programs that teach communication skills and improve social relationships between team members.

Research Interests

Human aspects of software engineering, neurodiversity, accessibility, HCI, understanding communication, collaboration tools, biometrics, organizational behavior