Lab News

Beth named Finalist for 2020 Women of the Year in STEAM Award! | October 6, 2020

Women in Technology (WIT) have named Beth as a finalist for WIT’s 2020 Women of the Year in STEAM Award. She is one of three finalists in the technology category for this annual WIT sponsored Women of the Year award held in Atlanta, Georgia. To learn more, click here. Congrats Beth!!

LGBTQ+Rise Up COVID-19 Project Launches | October 6, 2020

Georgia Tech and Georgia State University have teamed up on a project called LGBTQ+ RISE UP. The goal of the project is to use multimedia technology through a longitudinal, diary-based study to empower the LGBTQIA+ community to understand and document how LGBTQIA+ adults demonstrate resilience and coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more click here.

Graduation - Congrats Jessica! | August 2, 2020

Congratulations to Jessica for her recent graduation! Check out her dissertation, Digital Self-Harm: Implications of eating disordered behaviors online. Jessica is a Senior Research Scientist at Parkview Health and was recently promoted to Manager of the Health Services and Informatics Research Lab.

Graduation - Congrats Matthew! | May 20, 2020

Congratulations to Matthew for his recent graduation! Check out his dissertation, Designing Collaborative Mobile Health Experiences for Adolescent Patients. Matthew is joining the University of Washington as a National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellow.

Maia Joins Northwestern Univeristy | May 15, 2020

Maia will start as a Assistant Professor at Northwestern University in January 2021! She is the Wissner-Slivka Junior Assistant Professor of Computer Science with a joint appointment in preventative medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Congrats Maia!!

Jessica joins CSCW 2020 Organizing Committee | March 22, 2020

Jessica has agreed to serve as Sponsorship Chair of CSCW 2020. CSCW will be virtual this year and take place on October 17-21 and will be co-located with UIST this year. Congrats Jessica!

ECL at GROUP 2020 | January 1, 2020

The 2020 ACM GROUP conference will take place in Sanibel Island, FL January 3-8, 2020. Jessica and Maia are organizing a workshop focused on maximizing societal benefit of research through design . Jessica has also been selected to serve as a SV Chair at this year's conference.

ECL at CSCW 2019 | November 7, 2019

ECL will be attending CSCW 2019 in Austin, TX. Jessica is participating in the Qualitative Methods for CSCW workshop and Beth is participating in the Identifying Challenges and Opportunities in Human-AI Collaboration in Health workshop. Jessica presents her latest research Exploring Indicators of Digital Self-Harm With Eating Disorder Patients: A Case Study on Tuesday at 9:00 in Salon D. We look forward to seeing everyone in Austin!

Matthew Hong selected as a 2019 Foley Scholar Finalist! | August 15, 2019

Congratulations to Matthew for being selected as a finalist for the 2019-2020 Foley Scholar Program! The Foley Scholarship Program recognizes the achievements of top graduate students whose personal vision and innovations in their research fields have the potential to shape how people interact with technology. Congrats again Matt!

Beth featured in National Geographic! | July 10, 2019

Our very own leader was featured in the July 2019 issue of National Geographic! In the article she discusses her research and how it focuses on applying advanced computing technologies and techniques to address human health problems in a holistic and humanistic approach.