This is one of the "dwarfs" used by the Personal Information Management research group at Virginia Tech.
I am Associate Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Studies in the Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech. I am originally from Puerto Rico but now reside in the beautiful mountains of southwest Virginia.
The PIM lab studies how individuals use technology to organize and use their day to day information needs. The goal is to explore how to best make use of our limited personal resources (time, money, energy, attention) to improve the quality of our lives. This often translate to better productivity but can simply mean more satisfaction.
Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is the region of intersection between the social and behavioral sciences, and information technology. It provides a challenging test domain for applying and developing social theory and a stringent source of constraint for creating and evaluating new information systems.