HCII Calendar

  • HCII Seminar - Laura Granka
    NSH 1305
    April 23, 2014 at 4:00pm
  • Ph.D. Thesis Proposal: Eliane Stampfer Wiese
    NSH 3305
    April 25, 2014 at 12:30pm
  • CMU Commencement

    May 18, 2014 at all day

PhD Alumni

Martina Rau

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
marau [at] wisc [dot] edu
Graduated 2013
Thesis
Conceptual learning with multiple graphical representations: Intelligent tutoring systems support for sense-making and fluency-building processes

Tawanna Dillahunt

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
tdillahu [at] umich [dot] edu
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Using Social Technologies to Increase Sharing and Communication around Household Energy Consumption in Low-Income Communities

Matthew Lee

Member of Research Staff, Philips Research
matthew [dot] lee [at] philips [dot] com
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Task-based Embedded Assessment of Functional Abilities

Advisors

Turadg Aleahmad

Co-Founder, Geknowm, Pittsburgh
turadg [at] cmu [dot] edu
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Improving Students’ Study Practices Through the Principled Design of Research Probes

Moira Burke

Research Scientist, Facebook
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Reading, Writing, Relationships: The Impact of Social Network Sites on Relationships and Well-Being

Advisors

Gahgene Gweon

Assistant Professor, KAIST
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Assessment and support of the idea co-construction process that influence collaboration

Brian Lim

Post-Doc in Adaptive Building Systems, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE
Graduated 2012
Thesis
Improving Understanding and Trust with Intelligibility in Context-Aware Applications

Advisors

Ian Li

UI Designer at Google
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Personal Informatics and Context: Using Context to Reveal Factors that Affect Behavior

Amy Ogan

Assistant Professor, HCII, Carnegie Mellon University
aeo [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Supporting Learner Social Relationships with Enculturated Pedagogical Agents

Leong Hwee Teo

Senior Member of Technical Staff, DSO National Laboratories (Singapore)
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Modeling Goal-Directed User Exploration in Human-Computer Interaction

Advisors

Aruna Balakrishnan

User Experience Researcher, Google, Mountain View, CA
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Sensemaking with Shared Visualizations: Investigating the Effects of Visualizations in Remote Collaborative Analysis

Scott Davidoff

Human Interfaces Group Manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Routine as Resource for the Design of Learning Systems

Ruth Wylie

Post-doctoral Fellow, Arizona State University
Graduated 2011
Thesis
Examining the Generality of Self-Explanation

Matthew Easterday

Assistant Professor, Learning Sciences School of Educational and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Graduated 2010
Thesis
A Cognitive Game for Teaching Policy Argument, or, The Young Citizen's Primer

Elspeth Golden

UX/UI Designer at Perforce Software
Graduated 2010
Thesis
Early-Stage Software Design for Usability

Advisors

Gary Hsieh

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington
garyhs [at] uw [dot] edu
Graduated 2010
Thesis
Applying Market Mechanisms to Facilitate Interpersonal Information Exchange

Amy Hurst

Assistant Professor, UMBC
Graduated 2010
Thesis
Using Data About Real World Pointing Performance to Improve Computer Access with Automatic Assessment

Karen Tang

Assistant Project Scientist, UC Irvine
kptang [at] ics [dot] uci [dot] edu
Graduated 2010
Thesis
“Sometimes Less is More”: Multi-Perspective Exploration of Disclosure Abstractions in Location-Aware Social Apps

Erin Walker

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Arizona State University
erin [dot] a [dot] walker [at] asu [dot] edu
Graduated 2010
Thesis
Automated Adaptive Support for Peer Tutoring

Cristen Torrey

Experience Design Researcher, Adobe
Graduated 2009
Thesis
How Robots Can Help: Communication Strategies that Improve Social Outcomes

Bilge Mutlu

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Madison
bilge [at] cs [dot] wisc [dot] edu
Graduated 2009
Thesis
Designing Gaze Behavior for Social Robots

Ido Roll

Postdoc, Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia
Graduated 2009
Thesis
Structured Invention Tasks to Prepare Students for Future Learning: Means, Mechanisms, and Cognitive Processes

Peter Scupelli

Assistant Professor, School of Design, Carnegie Mellon University
Graduated 2009
Thesis
Designing information hotspots for the surgical suite: How architecture, artifacts, and people's behavior converge to support coordination

Lisa Anthony

Senior Engineer, User-Centered Interfaces Group, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Lab
Graduated 2008
Thesis
Developing Handwriting-based Intelligent Tutors to Enhance Mathematics Learning

Aaron Bauer

User Experience Engineer, BigFix
Graduated 2008
Thesis
Designing Note-Taking Interfaces for Learning

Advisors

Andrew Ko

Assistant Professor, The Information School, University of Washington
Graduated 2008
Thesis
Asking and Answering Questions about the Causes of Software Behavior

Advisors

Johnny Chung Lee

Rapid Evaluator, Google
Graduated 2008
Thesis
Projector-Based Location Discover and Tracking

Advisors

Joonhwan Lee

Assistant Professor, ITCT & Department of Communication, Seoul National University
joonhwan [at] snu [dot] ac [dot] kr
Graduated 2008
Thesis
Designing Automatically Generated Perceptually Optimized Displays

Sonya Allin

Post-doctoral Researcher, Intelligent Assistive Tech & Systems Lab, Dept of O.T., University of Toronto
Graduated 2007
Thesis
Machine Perception for Occupational Therapy

Advisors

Daniel Avrahami

Senior Researcher, Intel
Graduated 2007
Thesis
Enhancing Technology-Mediated Communication: Tools, Analyses, and Predictive Models

Advisors

Mon-Chu Chen

Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, University of Madeira
Graduated 2007
Thesis
Design for Peripheral Vision

Advisors

Irina Alex Shklovski

Associate Professor in the Innovative Communication Research Group at IT University, Copenhagen
Graduated 2007
Thesis
Residential Mobility, Technology and Social Ties

Laura Dabbish

H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University
Graduated 2006
Thesis
Coordinating Initiation and Response in Computer-Mediated Communication

Advisors

Jeff Nichols

Manager and Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center
Graduated 2006
Thesis
Automatically Generating High-Quality User Interfaces for Appliances

Advisors

Alonzo Fleming Seay

Usability Engineer, Dell Corporation
Graduated 2006
Thesis
Project Massive: The Social and Psychological Impact of Online Gaming

Advisors

James Fogarty

Associate Professor, Department of CS & Engineering, University of Washington
Graduated 2006
Thesis
Constructing and Evaluating Sensor- Based Statistical Models of Human Interruptibility

Advisors

Darren Gergle

Assistant Professor, Depts of Communication Studies, Electrical Engineering, & CS, Northwestern University
Graduated 2006
Thesis
The Value of Shared Visual Information for Task-Oriented Collaboration

Advisors

Jacob Otto Wobbrock

Associate Professor, Info School & Adjunct Prof, CS & Engineering, University of Washington
Graduated 2006
Thesis
Edge Write: A Versatile Design for Text Entry and Control

Advisors

Anupriya Ankolekar

Researcher, HP Labs
Graduated 2005
Thesis
Towards a Semantic Web of Community, Content and Interactions

Advisors

Ryan Baker

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Learning Science, Department of Social Science and Policy Studies, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Graduated 2005
Thesis
Designing Intelligent Tutors That Adapt to When Students Game the System

Santosh Mathan

Senior Research Scientist, Honeywell Labs
Graduated 2003
Thesis
Recasting the Feedback Debate: Benefits of Tutoring Error Detectiion and Correction Skills

Advisors