Winslow Burleson joined the New York University College of Nursing as Associate Professor in September 2014. Previously, Win was an Assistant Professor at the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, in the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, and Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability at Arizona State University. He was recently selected as a Fulbright Specialist Roster Candidate in Computer Science. As a social inventor, he led Motivational Environments, a 20-person research group advancing human-centered technology and design strategy to improve quality of life through increased creativity, learning, and health. Win was recognized by Arizona State University (ASU) as an outstanding professor and by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) as “one of the nation’s leading engineering researchers and educators” for service and leadership roles in advancing world-class transdisciplinary research and education for minority and under-served learners. Win raised over $7 million in collaborative funding and received the best paper award at the 2009 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, the field’s top conference, showing Affective Learning Companions’ ability to have large-scale societal impact on thousands of students, by bringing cyber-enabled learning research into classroom settings. Win has been awarded 10 patents, four inventor and innovator awards from IBM Research, two Time Magazine Awards for the top 10 and top 50 inventions of the year, authored over 100 scientific publications, exhibited at the Pompidou Centre, and performed in Carnegie Hall.
PhD, Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
MSE, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 1997
BA, Biophysics, Rice University, 1995
Lee, J., E. Walker, W. S. Burleson and E. B. Hekler. 2014. Programming tool of context-aware applications for behavior change. Poster presented at the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct, 13-17 September, Seattle, WA. (link )
Lee, J., E. Walker, W. S. Burleson and E. B. Hekler. 2014. Exploring users' creation of personalized behavioral plans. Pp. 703-706 Proceedings of 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing Adjunct Publication. Ubicomp '14 Adjunct. Seattle, WA. (link )