# HCI in the Boston Area
There are a large numbers of professors, research groups, and other organizations that do HCI work in the Boston area. As a result, there are often HCI-related conferences in and around Boston, and there is an active Boston-CHI community. Below are a few of the research groups near both Boston and Tufts.
- Image and Video Computing Group - Boston University (opens new window)
- MIT Media Lab (opens new window)
- Human Computer Interaction - Wellesley College (opens new window)
- Human-Computer Interaction Research Group, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (opens new window)
# Other Information
This next section is mainly a reference for students interested in HCI.
- UIST: User Interface Software Technology (opens new window)
- CHI 2021: Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (opens new window)
- TEI: Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction Conference (opens new window)
- HCI International 2021 (opens new window)