Computer Systems Engineer
Sarah Poon is user interface designer, web application developer, and HCI researcher, currently working in the Computational Research Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. As a practitioner, her focus is based on designing and developing web applications that take advantage of new technologies and practices of web interaction. Her research focus is primarily in computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW). In particular, she’s interested in understanding the challenges and the motivations for collaboration in distributed scientific teams and how technology can mediate collaboration.