Beth founded the Everyday Computing Lab in 1998 following her time at Xerox PARC working with Mark Weiser and others on ubiquitous computing. She is a Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, member of Microsoft Research US Technical Advisory Board, and member of CRA's Computing Community Consortium (CCC). At Georgia Tech, Beth is the Executive Director of Georgia Tech's Institute for People and Technology.
Tamara Zubatiy is a PhD candidate studying Human Centered Computing at Georgia Tech. Her research is focused on using conversational assistants to empower older adults who have mild cognitive impairment and their caregivers through everyday home activities. Tamara’s advisor is Professor Elizabeth Mynatt.
Niharika is a second year PhD student in the Human-Centered Computing program. She is also a recent graduate of the MS-HCI program at Georgia Tech. Her broad research interests include Human-Computer Interaction and understanding the nature and use of technology in the context of health and well-being using evidence-based user research. Niharika is advised by Dr. Elizabeth Mynatt.
Jiachen is a first year PhD student. She has a master’s degree in Digital Media and a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering. Her research interests lie in healthcare & wellness and physical computing & creativity. She’s currently working on research using smart home technology to empower older adults with MCI and their care partners.
Jeremy Johnson is a Research Scientist with the Interactive Media Technology Center (IMTC), where he has been working since 1999. Jeremy’s interests include ubiquitous computing, augmented reality, human-computer interaction, computer audio, sound design and creative applications of computing to the arts. Jeremy's work with the ECL lab focuses on guiding software development projects like MyPath.
Jason is a Master's student in Human-Computer Interaction with a specialization in Psychology. He recently graduated from UC Santa Barbara where he majored in Biopsychology and conducted research in a memory lab. He is interested in the intersection of healthcare and technology and how technology can be used to solve larger health-related problems. He is currently working on the MCI project.
Taylor is a Master's student in the Human-Computer Interaction program. She has a Bachelor's in Psychology and specializes in User Experience Research. Her research interests include LGBTQ+ issues, diversity and inclusion, healthcare, mental health, and accessibility. She believes that technology can be used to empower individuals as well as larger communities. She is currently working on the LGBTQ+ Rise Up Covid-19 project.
Judah Krug is a third-year Computer Science student at Georgia Tech. He has been interested in using software development to create a positive and lasting impact on peoples’ lives since his first programming course in high school. Now, Judah plans to continue bringing this goal to life, having over a year of experience in the Everyday Computing Lab.
Cooper Link is a third year student at Georgia Tech studying Computer Science. He is passionate about disability accommodation technology and smart home devices. Cooper is from Kansas City, Missouri and looks forward to working in the Everyday Computing Lab!