Morten Hertzum

Morten Hertzum


Academic positions

2014-present: Professor of Information Science, University of Copenhagen. 2016: Visiting Professor, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo (1 month). 2003-2014: Associate Professor in Computer Science and Informatics, Roskilde University. 2002: Academic Visitor, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde (1 month). 1998-2002: Senior Scientist, Centre for Human-Machine Interaction, Risø National Laboratory. 1998: Postdoc, Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick (6 months). 1997-98: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. 


1994: PhD in Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. 1991: MSc in Computer Science, University of Copenhagen. 1988: Minor in Cultural Sociology, University of Copenhagen.

Selected professional activities

Editorial board member for International Journal of Medical Informatics (2013-). Associate editor of International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (2009-2015). Editorial board member for Journal of Usability Studies (2012-). Co-chair of PDC 2012 International Biennial Conference on Participatory Design. Programme committee member of CHIIR (2018), COLIS (2005), ECSCW (2017, 2018), GROUP (2007, 2014, 2016), InfraHealth (2011, 2013, 2015), INTERACT (2009, 2013), NordiCHI (2004, 2008, 2010), and PDC (2012, 2014). Reviewer of 300+ papers for journals and conferences.

Selected research projects

Senior researcher in LabVis (2015-2018), funded by the Central Norway Regional Health Authority. Senior researcher in CoSound (2014-2016), funded by the Danish Strategic Research Council. Principal investigator in Clinical Communication (2012-2017), co-funded by Region Zealand, Imatis, and Innovation Norway. Principal investigator in Clinical Overview (2009-2012), co-funded by Region Zealand, Imatis, Innovation Norway, and Vækstforum Sjælland. Senior researcher in Cultural Usability (2006-2009), funded by the Danish Research Agency. Principal investigator and co-project leader of Effects-Driven IT Development (2005-2017), co-funded by CSC Scandihealth and Region Zealand. 

Teaching and supervision

Undergraduate/graduate courses in Information seeking behavior, Design of information spaces, Human-computer interaction, Healthcare informatics, and Computer-supported cooperative work. Master-thesis supervisor for 49 MSc students. 

PhD courses in Information visualization, Human-work interaction design, Designing human technologies. PhD supervisor for 12 (completed) and 3 (current) PhD students.

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