Professor & Executive Director of the Institute for People and Technology, College of Computing

Elizabeth D. Mynatt is the Executive Director of the Institute for People and Technology and a Professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Her research program, known as Everyday Computing, examines the human-computer interface implications of having computation continuously present in many aspects of everyday life. Mynatt's research contributes to ongoing work in personal health informatics, computer-supported collaborative work, and human-computer interface design. Named a Top Woman Innovator in Technology by Atlanta Woman Magazine in 2005, Mynatt has created new technologies that support the independence and quality of life of older adults called "Aging in Place," which helps people manage diabetes and increase creative collaboration in workplaces. She is a member of the SIGCHI Academy, a Sloan and Kavli research fellow, and she serves on Microsoft Research's Technical Advisory Board. Additionally, Mynatt is also a member of the Computing Community Consortium, an NSF-sponsored effort to engage the computing research community in envisioning more audacious research challenges.

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology MS, Georgia Institute of Technology BS, North Carolina State University