Keith Andrews is a tenured associate professor at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science (ISDS) at Graz University of Technology, in Austria. He has a B.Sc.(Hons) in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of York, England, and an M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Technical Mathematics/Computer Science from Graz University of Technology.
Having done work in the fields of computer graphics, 3d worlds, hypermedia, and the web, he is currently pursuing research in the fields of information visualisation and usability. Keith helped organise the very first IEEE Symposium on Information Visualization in 1995, was program co-chair in 2001 and 2002, and general chair in 2005.
Keith teaches undergraduate level courses on Internet and New Media and Human-Computer Interaction, and graduate level courses on Information Visualisation and Information Architecture and Web Usability, as well as various courses and tutorials at conferences and for companies.
Prizes, Scholarships, and Awards
- Heinz Zemanek Prize 1998 for PhD dissertation. Biennial award of the Austrian Computer Society for oustanding scientific contributions to the field of computer science.
- Federation of Styrian Industry award for PhD dissertation, July 1997.
- Austrian government scholarship to Graz University of Technology, Oct. 1986 to Jan. 1987.
- British Computer Society (BCS) bursary for sandwich year placement to Germany, July 1984.