Jacob Biehl

  • Associate Professor, ICDS & CS
  • Pronouns: he, him, his

Dr. Jacob Biehl joined the School of Computing and Information in the fall of 2019. Before SCI, he was a principal research scientist at FX Palo Alto Laboratory in Silicon Valley. He holds a Ph.D. (2008) and MS (2004) in Computer Science and a BS (2002) in Statistics and Computer Science, all from the University of Illinois (Urbana).

Jacob’s research interests are at the intersection of systems and human-computer interaction (HCI). Most recently, his work has centered on designing, deploying, and evaluating IoT technologies that address important issues in workflow and work practice.


  • PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana, 2008

Research Areas

Specific Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Internet of Things
  • Location Technologies
  • Multi-device Interaction