Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Drew Paine
Postdoctoral Researcher
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Drew Paine is an ethnographer and user researcher who studies the collaborative work practices of stakeholders creating and using ecosystems/infrastructures of software and data. He has studied the big data work of earth scientists, oceanographers, microbiologists, and physicists/astronomers (among others). His research supports the design of practices, products, and policies by using interviews, surveys, observations, and artifact analyses. Drew received a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, with a minor in Economics, from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 2010. He completed his PhD in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA in August 2016. He was advised by Dr. Charlotte P. Lee in the Computer Supported Collaboration Laboratory where he was also the lab manager and a post-doctoral researcher. Since August 2017 he has been a Computer Science post-doctoral researcher in the Usable Software Systems group in the Data Science and Technology Department working with Lavanya Ramakrishnan.