Lab News

Jessica to participate in Research Ethics Panel at the ACM GROUP conference | December 20, 2017

The ACM GROUP conference will convene next month for their bi-annual conference. Jessica, in collaboration with Casey Fiesler (UC Boulder), Michael Muller (IBM Research), Pernille Bjorn (Univ. Copenhagen), and Pamela Wisniewski (Univ. Central Florida) will hold a Research Ethics panel. This is the first ever panel for the GROUP conference. To learn more about what they will be talking about, click here.

Congratulations Maia!! | December 13, 2017

Recent ECL alumna Maia Jacobs has been selected as the newest Center for Research on Computation and Society (CRCS) Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. CRCS is housed in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. She is currently working with Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science, Krzysztof Gajos. Congratulations Maia!!

Mynatt to Give Informatics Colloquium Lecture at Indiana University Bloomington | November 25, 2017

Beth will give the Indiana University Informatics Colloquium Lecture next week, Bridging Ubiquitous Computing and Personal Health Informatics to Transform Healthcare. In the talk, she will discuss how healthcare for chronic disease is the dominant cost for many healthcare systems, now and for the foreseeable future. The unique capabilities of pervasive computing technologies have the potential to transform healthcare by shifting care from institutional to home settings, by helping individuals engage in their own care, by facilitating problem solving and decision making, and by creating a network of communication and collaboration channels that extends healthcare delivery to everyday settings. To learn more about the event, click here.

Mynatt to Give Distinguished Lecture at the University of Toronto | November 15, 2017

Beth will give the C.C. "Kelly" Gotlieb Distinguished Lecture next week, Ubiquitous Computing Approaches in Personalized Healthcare. In this talk, she will draw from a number of research projects that integrate computing research, human-centered design, and health management theory to create promising approaches for promoting wellness, supporting behavior change and delivering improved health outcomes. To learn more about the event, click here.

Maia Selected as a 2017 Stanford Rising Star in EECS! | November 6, 2017

Maia was recently selected as a 2017 Stanford Rising Star in EECS. This workshop brings top graduate and postdoc women in EECS together for scientific discussions and informal sessions aimed at navigating the early stages of an academic career. To learn more about this prestigious workshop, click here. Congratulations Maia!