Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Haifa

Welcome to the Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization Lab at the University of Haifa. We do research on a wide variety of topics focusing on various areas in Human-Computer Interaction and Information Visualization. Our research focuses on the design, implementation and evaluation of novel technologies, and well as on the study and understanding of how technologies affect human behavior. The lab is part of the Information Systems department at the University of Haifa, and resides and is affiliated with the Caesarea Rothschild Institute (CRI)



  • Context-aware computing
  • Museum technology
  • Augmented reality
  • Teleoperation of autonomous vehicles
  • Designing foot interaction
  • Evaluation of Information Visualization
  • Visualizing news items
  • Composite indicator visualization


July-23// Felix Tener and Avishag Boker presented their work in the automativeUI conference held in Ingolstadt, Germany.

August-23 // The laboratory received a 3-year grant from the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) for exploring advanced interfaces for virtual tours

October-23 // The laboratory received a 2-year grant from the Israel innovation authority to examine novel solutions for teleoperation of autonomous vehicles. This grant it in collaboration with DriveU and Ariel University. 


Lab director

Prof. Joel Lanir is the head of the HCI and Visualization lab at the University of Haifa.

If you are interested in doing research in HCI or InfoVis, collaborating, or simply talking about HCI, the weather or anything else, feel free to contact me using the contact details below.

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