Frank M. Shipman

Professor and Associate Department Head

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Office: 404 HRBB
Phone: 979.862.3216

Personal Website
Curriculum Vitae
Google Scholar Profile

Research Interests

  • Intelligent User Interfaces
  • Hypertext
  • Computers and Education
  • Multimedia
  • New Media
  • Computers and Design
  • Computer-Human Interaction
  • Computer-Supported Cooperative Work

Awards & Honors

  • TEES Center Fellow, 2014
  • TEES Faculty Fellow, 2013
  • Best Paper, ACM Web Science, 2013
  • ACM Distinguished Scientist, 2009
  • Google Research Award, 2009
  • Best Student Paper Award at ACM UIST 2002 (with Haowei Hsieh)
  • Douglas Engelbart Best Paper Award at ACM Hypertext '99, 1999
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Initiation Award, 1998-2002


  • Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Colorado, 1993
  • M.S. Computer Science, University of Colorado, 1990
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Rice University, 1988

Selected Publications

C. Marshall and F. Shipman, “Exploring the Ownership and Persistent Value of Facebook Content,” Proceedings of ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 2015, pp. 712-723.

F. Shipman, C. Monteiro, and R. Gutierrez-Osuna, “Identifying Sign Language Videos in Video Sharing Sites,” ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing, Vol. 5, No. 4, (March 2014), 9:1-9:14.

C. Marshall and F. Shipman, “Experiences Surveying the Crowd: Reflections on Methods, Participation, and Reliability,” Proceedings of Web Science 2013 Conference, 2013, pp. 234-243.

C. Marshall and F. Shipman, "On the Institutional Archiving of Social Media," Proceedings of ACM & IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, pp. 1-10, 2012.

S. Bae, D. Kim, K. Meintanis, J.M. Moore, A. Zacchi, F. Shipman, H. Hsieh, and C. Marshall, "Supporting Document Triage via Annotation-Based Multi-Application Visualizations," Proceedings of ACM and IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), 2010.

F. Shipman, A. Girgensohn, and L. Wilcox, "Authoring, Viewing, and Generating Hypervideo: An Overview of Hyper-Hitchcock," ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 15:1-15:19, 2009.