Joseph Konstan

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Joseph Konstan

Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Distinguished University Teaching Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Department of Computer Science & Engineering


Kenneth H. Keller Hall
Room 5-207
200 Union Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (1993)
  • M.S. in Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley (1990)
  • A.B. in Computer Science, Harvard University (1987)


Konstan personal website
GroupLens research lab website

Research Interests

Konstan's research addresses a variety of human-computer interaction issues, including personalization (particularly through recommender systems), eliciting on-line participation, designing computer systems to improve public health, and ethical issues in research online.

Research Areas
Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

Current Research
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