Hala Assal graduated with her PhD from CHORUS in 2018 and had been working in industry for the last couple of years. Her PhD research looked at the security practices of software developers. And now, she is officially Prof. Hala! She will soon be starting a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Carleton's School of Computer Engineering (SCE). Congratulations Hala! … [Read more...] about Prof Hala!
Leah Zhang-Kennedy completed her PhD in CHORUS in 2017. Since graduating, she has been an instructor of interaction design while continuing to do research in her spare time. Leah has accepted a new tenure-track position within her department. She is now an Assistant Professor of Interaction Design and User Experience Research at the University of Waterloo - Stratford Campus. Congratulations Leah! … [Read more...] about Prof Leah!
Postdoc Sana Maqsood was recently featured by Carleton for her research in digital literacy for youth. Quoting from the article, her game, A day in the life of the Jos, has been deployed in "300 classrooms across the country by early 2020. The game has been licensed by 20 school boards in Canada so far, and Nunavut and Yukon have territory-wide licences. More schools are expected to join in the coming months as social measures ease." … [Read more...] about Sana is in the news
Carleton is posting stories about graduating students this week, and chose to do a story about Sandra how she returned to school to do her Masters of HCI degree. Here's the story: … [Read more...] about Sandra is in the news
PhD student Jessica Rocheleau has been awarded a 4-year scholarship from SSHRC for her proposal entitled: A Nudge in the Right Direction: Enhancing Autistic Teenagers' Engagement and Safety on Social Media with an Emotion-Focused Nudging Tool. Congratulations Jessica! … [Read more...] about Jessica wins SSHRC CGS-D scholarship
Fiona Westin defended her Masters in HCI this week. Her thesis was entitled: FoMO-Centricity: How social media's dark designs cause users to reluctantly give up their data. Congratulations Fiona! … [Read more...] about Fiona defends her Masters
Sandra's CHI 2020 video presentation is now available. Her paper is in the ACM DL: Understanding Fitness Tracker Users' Security and Privacy Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviours … [Read more...] about Sandra’s CHI 2020 presentation
Reham's CHI 2020 video presentation is now available. Her paper in in the ACM DL: The Influence of Decaying the Representation of Older Social Media Content on Simulated Hiring Decisions … [Read more...] about Reham’s CHI 2020 presentation
Becky's CHI 2020 video presentation is now available. The paper is in the ACM DL: 'Lime', 'Open Lock', and 'Blocked': Children's Perception of Colors, Symbols, and Words in Cybersecurity Warnings. … [Read more...] about Becky’s CHI 2020 presentation
Khadija's CHI 2020 video presentation is now available. The paper is also now in the ACM DL: "I'm hoping they're an ethical company that won't do anything that I'll regret": Users Perceptions of At-home DNA Testing Companies … [Read more...] about Khadija’s CHI 2020 presentation