Dewey Rundus

Dewey Rundus

Emeritus Professor




Dr. Dewey Rundus is a Professor Emeritus. His educational background includes a BS degree in Mathematics (1966) from the University of California, Davis, a PhD in Experimental Psychology (1971) from Stanford University, and an MS degree in Computer Engineering (1985) from the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, FL. Following a Postdoctoral position at The Rockefeller University, Dr. Rundus came to USF where he was a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychology for 15 years. Following a sabbatical year spent at NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Rundus returned to USF and joined the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) faculty.

He has been recognized for his outstanding teaching at both the College and University levels and has served administratively as Undergraduate Program Director, Associate Chairman in the Department, and Deputy Director of the National Institute for Applied Computational Intelligence (NIACI) in the College of Engineering.

Research Interests

His research interests focus on the interaction between a computer system and its human user. Under this broad umbrella, Dr. Rundus and his students have explored such topics as geographical information systems, object oriented databases, software reuse, usability testing, medical device interfaces, and WEB site architectures.


PhD in Experimental Psychology, Stanford University (1971)
MS in Computer Engineering, University of South Florida (1985)
BS in Mathematics, University of California, Davis (1966)