Dr. Brian Dorn
- Computer Science, Associate Professor
Dr. Brian Dorn is Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research combines work in computing education, human-computer interaction, and the learning sciences with a primary focus on the development of technologies and environments that support computational thinking and programming literacy across formal and informal settings. He has authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles and has served as a PI or advisory board member on projects funded externally by SIGCSE and the NSF. He is an active member of the Association for Computing Machinery, SIGCSE, SIGCHI, and the American Educational Research Association. He has won various awards for his work in computing education including an Innovations in Teaching and Learning Award, an Engaged Learning Fellowship, and the Premier Award for Excellence in Engineering Education Courseware. Prior to joining the faculty at UNO, he taught computer science and web development at the University of Hartford, and he holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Georgia Tech's School of Interactive Computing.