Matthew Kay works in human–computer interaction and information visualization, specifically communicating uncertainty, usable statistics, and personal informatics. He tackles problems using a multi-faceted approach, including qualitative and quantitative analysis of behavior, building and evaluating interactive systems, and designing and testing visualization techniques. He co-directs the Midwest Uncertainty Collective (MU collective). He holds appointments in Communication Studies and Computer Science. Previously, he was faculty at the University of Michigan School of Information.