Zary Segall

Zary Segall

Professor – Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

phone: (410) 455-8937
email: zary at umbc dot edu

Zary Segallis Distinguished Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering and the Founding Director of the Center for Convergent Design. Prior of joining the University of Oregon as Computer and Information Science Department Head, Professor Segall was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. As part of his research activity, he had developed theoretical methods and practical systems for parallel processing, highly dependable systems, networking and wearable information systems. This work led to software licensing to IBM, AT&T, GE and NASA and to applications to parallel processing, NASA missions, Air Traffic Control and telecommunication services. His current research work is in Human Aware Wearable Computing and Convergent Design. Dr. Segall is a fellow of the IEEE Computer Society and a Fulbright Distinguished IT Chair.


Research Areas:
Dr. Segall’s current research focus on:

  • System Evaluation and Validation
  • Wearable Computers
  • Convergent Design
  • Human Aware Computing

Recent work: thinkWearable, Human Aware Wearable Computing: BabywearTherapy Hat, Sound Therapy PacifierAudessy, WIT,XPOGDRIFT.