Larry L. Constantine, IDSA, ACM Distinguished Engineer, is an award-winning designer specializing in visual and interaction design for software and Web applications. One of the pioneers of software engineering whose current work centers on usage-centered design, he has contributed numerous concepts and techniques forming the foundations of modern practice in software engineering and applications design and development. His design innovations include numerous patents in human-machine interaction. His publications in both the computer sciences and human sciences include over 175 articles and papers plus 17 books. A highly regarded presenter and teacher, he has lectured and taught around the world.
Constantine is Chief Scientist with Constantine & Lockwood, Ltd., the international design consultancy he co-founded, and Director of the Laboratory for Usage-centered Software Engineering (LabUSE) a research and development initiative at the University of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal, where he is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Engineering.