• Human-Computer Interaction
  • Game Design
  • Interface Design
  • Healthcare Applications
  • Computer Science
  • Education

Dr. Cheryl Seals is an associate professor in Auburn University's Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.  Her research areas of expertise are human computer interaction, user interface design, usability evaluation and educational gaming technologies. Seals also works with outreach initiatives to improve computer science education at all levels. The programs are focused on increasing the computing pipeline by getting students interested in STEM disciplines and future technology careers.

Research Interests:

  • Human Computer Interaction:
    • Visual programming of educational simulations with end user programming
    • Intelligent agents
    • Usability evaluation
    • Computer supported collaborative work
    • Minimalism
  • Software Engineering:
    • Software reuse
    • Object Oriented program analysis/design and development.
Computer Software, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Computer Science, 2004
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Computer Science, 1997
MS, North Carolina A&T State University, Software Engineering, 1995
BS, Grambling State University, Mathematics Education, 1993
BS, Grambling State University, Computer Science, 1990
software engineering