HCDE PhD Preliminary Exam presentations

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

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Join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for special presentations from HCDE PhD students in their second year in the program.

Students will describe a research project, including methods and any results thus far, and how this research contributes to the field. Individual presentations will be 16 minutes with time for a brief Q & A after each talk. 

Prelim Presentations Day 1

November 15, 2019
11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Allen Library, Auditorium
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11 - 11:25 a.m. 

Rafael Silva
An Exploration of IoT Design for Civic Action

11:30 - 11:55 a.m.

Susanne Kirchner-Adelhardt
“This just felt to me like the right thing to do”: Exploring the Decision-making Experiences of Parents of Young Children

Noon - 12:25 p.m.

Regina Cheng
How Creators Petition for Feedback in an Online Critique Community

12:30 - 12:55 p.m.

Calvin Liang
Navigating the Paradoxes of Allyship Research in Human-Computer Interaction

1 - 1:25 p.m.

Raina Langevin
The PARK Framework for Automated Analysis of Parkinson’s Disease Characteristics

Prelim Presentations Day 2

November 22, 2019
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Allen Library, Auditorium
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9 - 9:25 a.m.

Burren Peil
Reimagining (Women’s) Health: HCI, Gender and Essentialised Embodiment

9:30 - 9:55 a.m.

Kenya Mejia
Understanding the Journey Towards a More Inclusive Teaching Style in Engineering Education

10 - 10:25 a.m.

Melinda Haughey
Understanding Needs of Investigative Journalists as They Navigate and Report on Online Social Data

10:30 - 10:55 a.m.

Hannah Twigg Smith
Navigating the Limits of Machine Control

11 - 11:25 a.m.

Joshua Vasquez
Jubilee: An Extensible Machine for Multi-tool Fabrication

11:30 - 11:55 a.m.

Yihan Yu
Analyzing Users’ Tweets as Support for Contextual Integrity

Noon - 12:25 p.m.

Michael Beach
When is Data Integration Appealing? Considerations for New Research Infrastructures

12:30 - 12:55 p.m.

Spencer Williams
Science Communication in the CHI Community: Motivations, Challenges, Tensions, and Opportunities

1 - 1:25 p.m.

Will Sutherland 
The New Reality of Reproducibility: The Role of Data Work in Scientific Research

2:30 - 2:55 p.m.

Brian Kinnee
Interfacing the body and the problem of personal space

3 - 3:25 p.m.

Steven Goodman
Evaluating Smartwatch-based Sound Feedback for Deaf and Hard-of-hearing Users Across Contexts