Loren Terveen is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Minnesota.
He has published over 100 scientific papers, holds 9 patents, has advised several startup companies, consulted on intellectual property cases, and has held many leadership positions in his profession.
He has chaired the leading conferences in Human-Computer Interaction and Social Computing, served on the Executive Committee of the ACM Special Interest Group for Computer-Human Interaction, and led the ACM Computer-Supported Cooperative Work community. He is a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM.
Terveen's current research emphases are: crowdsourcing, geographic-based online communities, and recommender systems.