Sort byPh.D. students who started in 2010:

Deana Brown Deana Brown Nick Davis Nick Davis Hwajung Hong Hwajung Hong C.J. Hutto C.J. Hutto Caleb Southern Caleb Southern Edison Thomaz Edison Thomaz Alex Zook Alex Zook

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Deana Brown

Deana Brown

Graduated 2015

Advisor Dr. Rebecca Grinter

Lab Work2Play

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests Technology and International Development

Dissertation Title Designing technologies to support migrants and refugees

Nicholas “Nick” Davis

Nicholas “Nick” Davis

Graduated 2017

Advisors Dr. Brian Magerko & Dr. Ellen Do

Lab Adaptive Digital Media

Area Cognitive Science

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Research Interests Collaboration between creative humans and creative computers

Dissertation Title Creative sense-making: A cognitive framework for quantifying interaction dynamics in co-creation

Hwajung Hong

Hwajung Hong

Graduated 2015

Advisors Dr. Gregory Abowd & Dr. Rosa Arriaga

Lab Ubiquitous Computing

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests Social Computing

Dissertation Title Specializing social networking services to support the independence of adolescents and adults with autism

C.J. Hutto

C.J. Hutto

Started 2010

Advisor Dr. Eric Gilbert

Lab comp.social

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests My research interests revolve around the study of interpersonal influence and persuasion as mediated by social media technology. I do this via characterizations of human cognitive and social relationships. I'm in Eric Gilbert's Social Computing Lab.

Caleb Southern

Caleb Southern

Started 2010

Advisor Dr. Gregory Abowd

Lab Ubiquitous Computing

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests HCI and Transportation

Edison Thomaz

Edison Thomaz

Graduated 2015

Advisor Dr. Gregory Abowd

Lab Ubiquitous Computing

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests Personal health informatics, activity recognition, HCI, computational health

Dissertation Title Automatic eating detection in real-world settings with commodity sensing

Alexander “Alex” Zook

Alexander “Alex” Zook

Graduated 2016

Advisors Dr. Mark Riedl & Dr. Brian Magerko

Lab Entertainment Intelligence

Area Artificial Intelligence

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Research Interests computational creativity, game design, procedural content generation, cognitive science, digital games, game analytics

Dissertation Title Automated Iterative Game Design