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Mark Haselkorn
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University of Washington
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Mark Haselkorn is a Professor of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington. He is Director of the Pacific Rim Visualization and Analytics Center which has the mission of advancing visual analytics for the enhancement of distributed, collaborative cognition and decision-making for public safety, security and health. Dr. Haselkorn also founded and directs the UW's Interdisciplinary Program on Humanitarian Relief, a cross-campus program of research and education that works with the international humanitarian sector to improve humanitarian logistics and service systems. In this area, one of Dr. Haselkorn’s current Ph.D. students (and ISCRAM member), Robin Mays, has received a prestigious, three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (2012 – 2015).

Dr. Haselkorn leads an HCDE research partnership sponsored by three Federal Agencies -- DHS Interagency Operations Center (IOC), Program Manager for the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO) – to better understand the information sharing requirements for regional maritime safety and security.  He also is an investigator on an AHRQ R01 to develop work and information centered methods for developing evidence-based health information technology.  Dr. Haselkorn also leads an HCDE research partnership with the Center of Excellence on Visual Analytics for Command, Control and Interoperability Environments (VACCINE), funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Dr. Haselkorn has completed an NSF initiative to define the emerging frontier of "Humanitarian Service Science & Engineering" and has worked with the military on a number of projects, including the integration of DoD and VA electronic medical records and the Air Force’s strategic management of ICT under the threat of Y2K (a study published by the National Research Council).

Dr. Haselkorn has conducted foundational research in the area of intelligent transportation systems, including development of the first Web-based real-time traveler information system (Traffic Reporter, 1990). Dr. Haselkorn is Past President of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, a member of the IEEE Medical Technology Policy Committee, and a current Board Member of the International Community on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM).


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