Professor Vanderheiden's interests cover a wide range of research areas in technology, human disability, and aging. Current research includes development of new interface technologies, models for information transfer across sensory modalities, network-based services, techniques for augmenting human performance, enhancing the usability of the environment, and matching enhanced abilities to environmental demands. He also studies and develops standards for access to Web-based technologies, operating systems and telecommunicaiton systems.
He is Director of the Trace R&D Center. More complete information on Prof. Vanderheiden's work can be found at www.trace.wisc.edu.