Sort byHCC Ph.D. alumni who graduated in 2012:

Evan Barba Evan Barba James Clawson James Clawson Jill Dimond Jill Dimond Betsy James DiSalvo Betsy James DiSalvo Youn-ah Kang Youn-ah Kang Kurt Luther Kurt Luther Tanya Markow Tanya Markow Eugene Medynskiy Eugene Medynskiy Lijun Ni Lijun Ni Jennifer Stoll Jennifer Stoll Ja-Young Sung Ja-Young Sung Kim Weaver Kim Weaver Sarita Yardi Sarita Yardi Lana Yarosh Lana Yarosh TJ Yun TJ Yun

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Evan Barba

Evan Barba

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Blair MacIntyre

Lab Augmented Environments

Area Cognitive Science

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Research Interests My research is defining the "Language of Augmented Reality" for designing large scale experiences like big games, museum tours, and HAR "walkabouts."

James Clawson

James Clawson

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Thad Starner

Lab Contextual Computing

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Jill Dimond

Jill Dimond

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Amy Bruckman

Lab Electronic Learning Communities

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests My research focuses on the role of citizen reported data in activist movements.

Betsy James DiSalvo

Betsy James DiSalvo

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Amy Bruckman

Lab Electronic Learning Communities

Area Learning Sciences & Technology

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Research Interests Learning Sciences and Technology, Game Studies, Design Research

Youn-ah Kang

Youn-ah Kang

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. John Stasko

Lab Information Interfaces


Kurt Luther

Kurt Luther

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Amy Bruckman

Lab Electronic Learning Communities

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests Social computing, crowdsourcing, online collaboration, creativity, leadership.

Tanya Markow

Tanya Markow

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Thad Starner

Lab Contextual Computing

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests My research focuses on using vibro-tactile stimuli as a method to accomplish Passive Haptic Learning (PHL) and Passive Haptic Rehabilitation (PHR).

Yevgeniy “Eugene” Medynskiy

Yevgeniy “Eugene” Medynskiy

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt

Lab Everyday Computing

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests My research focuses on designing systems for individuals who are trying to realize personal health and wellness goals.

Jennifer Stoll

Jennifer Stoll

Graduated 2012

Advisors Dr. Keith Edwards & Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt

Area Social Computing

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Ja-Young Sung

Ja-Young Sung

Graduated 2012

Advisors Dr. Rebecca Grinter & Dr. Henrik Christensen

Lab Work2Play

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Kimberly “Kim” Weaver

Kimberly “Kim” Weaver

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Thad Starner

Lab Contextual Computing

Area Learning Sciences & Technology

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Research Interests My interest in mobile HCI, assistive technology, and learning sciences combine in my thesis topic of mobile American Sign Language learning for hearing parents with deaf children.

Sarita Yardi

Sarita Yardi

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Amy Bruckman

Lab Electronic Learning Communities

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests Social computing, HCI

Svetlana “Lana” Yarosh

Svetlana “Lana” Yarosh

Graduated 2012

Advisor Dr. Gregory Abowd

Lab Ubiquitous Computing

Area Social Computing

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Research Interests family communication systems, child-computer interaction, synchronous remote communication

Tae-Jung “TJ” Yun

Tae-Jung “TJ” Yun

Graduated 2012

Advisors Dr. Gregory Abowd & Dr. Rosa Arriaga

Lab Ubiquitous Computing

Area Human-Computer Interaction

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Research Interests Designing Information & Communication Technologies for behavior change