Shumin Zhai is Principal Scientist at Google where he leads and directs research, design, and development of human-device input methods and haptics systems. His research career has contributed to both foundational models and understandings of human-computer interaction (HCI) and practical user interface designs, inventions, and flagship products. His publications have won the ACM UIST Lasting Impact Award and the IEEE Computer Society Best Paper Award, among others. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (2009-2015). He received his Ph.D. degree at the University of Toronto in 1995. In 2006, he was named one of ACM's inaugural class of Distinguished Scientists. In 2010 he was named Member of the CHI Academy and Fellow of the ACM.