Erik  Stolterman Bergqvist

Erik Stolterman Bergqvist

Senior Executive Associate Dean

Professor of Human Computer Interaction

Contact Information

(812) 856-5803
Luddy Hall 3152
Personal blog and website, with publications
Office hours: by appointment


  • Ph.D. in Informatics at Umeå University, 1991

Courses Taught at SICE

  • I544 Experience Design
  • I604 HCI Design Theory


Erik Stolterman is Professor of Informatics and Senior Executive Associate Dean at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University, Bloomington. He is also a professor at the Institute of Design at Umeå University, Sweden. Stolterman is co-Editor for the Design Thinking/Design Theory book series by MIT Press, and on several editorial boards for international journals (The HCI journal, International Journal of Design, Design Studies, Design, Economics and Innovation, International Journal of Designs for Learning, Studies in Material Thinking, Human Computation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Artifact). Stolterman’s main work is within the areas of interfaces, interactivity, interaction design, design practice, philosophy and theory of design. Stolterman has published a large number of articles and five books, including “Thoughtful Interaction Design” (MIT Press) and “The Design Way” (MIT Press) and “Things That Keep Us Busy--The Elements of Interaction” (MIT Press, 2017).

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