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Jennifer Mankoff

Research | Students | Teaching | Bio | CV | Advice | Fun Research My work tackles the technical challenges necessary for everyday individuals and communities to solve real-world problems in domains such as accessibility, health, and sustainability (see all the Make4all projects).  My focus is on computational approaches to fabrication and data analytics. Some of my most recent projects: Students Current PhD students: I love to work with […]


Megan Hofmann

Megan Hofmann is an undergraduate researcher visiting from Colorado State University. Her research focuses on the intersection of rapid prototyping technology and assistive technology. She is currently working on the DIY Assistive Technology project. She is developing tools that support novice designers and assistive technology users when creating customized devices. The goal of this research […]

Megan Hofmann

Megan Hofmann is a visiting Undergraduate Researcher from Colorado State University. Her focus is on improving our understanding of how people with disabilities and their circle of support create customized assistive devices using do-it-yourself and rapid prototyping techniques. Her goal is to use this knowledge to develop tools and methods that improve the efficacy of […]

Nikola Banovic

I am a PhD student working on developing new models of human routine behaviors that will inform the design and support smart agents that help people develop good routines. My most current projects include helping aggressive drivers improve their driving routine to become less aggressive, and helping students develop routines that help them balance their […]

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Michael Rivera

Michael Rivera is a PhD student at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute of Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests focus on novel fabrication techniques and mobile device interactions for HCI. He is currently exploring the integration of soft materials into rigid 3D printed objects using physically-based simulation and novel design tools. More information about him is available […]

Kirstin Early

I’m a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Machine Learning Department, jointly advised by Jen Mankoff and Steve Fienberg. My research interests are, broadly, using computation to solve challenges in environmental sustainability and intelligently ordering questions in online surveys. I am currently working on utility (electricity and natural gas) prediction for EDigs, dynamic question ordering in […]

Rushil Khurana

Rushil Khurana: I am a P.h.D. student with an interest in sensing and perception to create novel interaction techniques.


Undergrads

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Interns

Lindsay Zadunayski (REU Summer 2017)

I am a junior at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute planning to graduate in May 2019.  I am pursuing a dual major in Computer Science and Mathematics in the School of Science.  This summer I am participating in CRA-W’s Distributed Research Experience for Undergraduates (DREU). You can contact me at zadunl@rpi.edu This summer I am working with […]


Alumni

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Christian Koehler (PhD)

Samsung (co-advised with Anind Dey)

Julia Schwarz

Julia Schwarz (PhD)

Qeexo, Microsoft (co-advised with Scott Hudson)

Sunyoung Kim

Sunyoung Kim (PhD)

Harvard post doc (co-advised with Eric Paulos)

Tawanna Dillahunt

Tawanna Dillahunt (PhD)

University of Michigan

Amy Hurst

Amy Hurst (PhD)

UMBC (co-advised with Scott Hudson)

Scott Carter

Scott Carter (PhD)

FX Pal

Tara Matthews

Tara Matthews (PhD)

Google

Michael Terry (Post Doc)

Taylor Raack (Masters)

Masters Project, CMU VLIS, Stepgreen NILM support 2011-12

Marty McGuire (Masters)

Masters Project, CMU VLIS, Stepgreen Social Website 2007-08

Miriam Walker (Masters)

2003 MS Thesis “High-Fidelity or Low-fidelity, paper or computer? Choosing attributes when testing web prototypes,” UC Berkeley, Masters Report, 2003

Lauren Chapman (Masters)

MS in Design, Spring 2011, co-advised with Suguru Ishizaki: “Design for Chronic Illness: Exploring service systems & new technologies for patients with type 2 diabetes.”

Catherine Grevet (Undergraduate)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2009: “Motivating Community-Oriented Behavior through an Online Social visualization,” Wellesley College.

PhD student at Georgia Tech

Devin BLais (Undergraduate)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2009: “Green Facebook Applications: A competitive Analysis,” Carnegie Mellon University.

Ana Ramirez (Masters)

2005 MS Thesis “Designing systems that direct human action.” UC Berkeley, co-advised with Mark Davis, SIMS; NSF Fellowship

Scott Lederer (Masters)

MS, Fall 2003, co-advised with Anind Dey: “Designing disclosure: Interactive personal privacy at the dawn of ubiquitous computing.”

Holly Fait (Masters)

2003 MS Thesis “Simulation of user interaction experiences to improve evaluation for accessibility.”

Wai-Ling Ho-Ching (Masters)

MS, Fall 2003, co-advised with James Landy: “Can you see what I hear? The design and evaluation of a peripheral sound display for the deaf.”

Ruth Wylie (Undergraduate)

Undergraduate Honors Thesis, 2003 “The Effects of Computers on Cognitive Assessment,” UC Berkeley.

PhD at CMU; currently faculty at ASU (next position)