College of Computing

Colin Potts

Colin Potts is Associate Professor in the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Sheffield University, England in 1980. He has been a faculty member at the University of London (Imperial College of Science and Technology, Department of Computing) and a senior member of the technical staff at the Micro-electronics and Computer Technology Corporation (Software Technology Program). He joined the faculty of the College of Computing in September, 1992. Dr. Potts' current research is in two areas: support for collaborative writing and supporting the specification of user-oriented system requirements through a mixture of formal and informal notations and documentation support tools.

Course Information

I have created and taught courses in all areas of Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction. Specific courses include: and graduate seminars in

Research Interests

My research is in the following areas:


Former Students

Contact information:

Colin Potts
College of Computing
801 Atlantic Drive
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA, 30332-0280
E-mail :
(+1) (404) 894-5551
(+1) (404) 894-9442
Gwen Baker: (+1) (404) 894-8358