Congratulation to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Neeraj Chatlani for leading a week-long camp connect program at the UCF. Through this program, Orlando school children engage in UX/UI design and research with some hands-on exercises that were led by Neeraj and
Congratulations to Dr. Drishti Sharma, Dr. Krista Mehari, Dr. Jennifer Doty, Dr. Nandini Sharma, and Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for getting their new book published titled “Cyberbullying and Digital Safety”. The digital version of this book is available at this link:
Congratulations to STIR Lab undergraduate student, Zachary Miller, for presenting his research work at the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Showcase. His poster titled “Evaluating Usability: Mobile Collaborative Safety Planning for Youth Suicide Prevention” was mentored by the STIR Lab
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being invited to serve on the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) leadership council. The mission of the Computing Research Association’s Computing Community Consortium (CCC, https://cra.org/ccc/) is to enable the pursuit of innovative, high-impact computing research
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for serving as a Senior Technical Expert for Terre des Homes Netherlands’ report on “Child safety by design that works against online sexual exploitation of children.” To check out the full report, please click here.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion selects Dr. Pamela Wisniewski to serve as theDiversity and Inclusion Ambassador for the College of Engineering & Computer Science.
Congratulations to STIR Lab undergraduate student Camila Acevedo Carrillo for receiving the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. She is featured on the University of Central Florida Colleges & Campus webpage.
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski was invited to the University of Waterloo to present her research work on Promoting Adolescent Online Safety and Privacy through Human-Centered Computing.
Congratulations to Dr. Karla Badillo for being featured on the UCF Student Life. She is going to join the University of Notre Dame as an Assistant Professor (tenure-track).
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski participated in a CHI 2022 panel with Dr. Douglas Zytco, Dr. Shion Guha, Dr. Eric Baumer, and Dr. Min Kyung Lee to discuss how participatory design can be applied to AI systems. Participatory Design of AI Systems:
Congratulations to Ashwaq Alsoubai and her MOSafely Senior Design group for being nominated as Semi-Finalist out of 118 Senior Design projects. They created a social media risk detection dashboard that provides users risk assessments of their social media conversations.
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, Ashwaq Alsoubai, Dr. Afsaneh Razi, and Xavier Caddle who presented at the CRASSH Webinar: Children and Artificial Intelligence: risks, opportunities and the future at the University of Cambridge. The title of the presentation was “Youth
Congratulations to the STIR Lab undergrad student Ritesh Chandrasekaran for successfully defending his Honors Undergraduate Thesis in Biomedical Sciences. His thesis title is “Differential Workload Levels using Primary and Secondary Tasks in VR.”
Three STIR Lab students of DIVE program (Discover, Immerse, Visualize, and Excel in STEM program), Carl Antoine, Taylor Moraguez, and Sebastian Perez, presented their research work at the CECS ODI (Office of Diversity & Inclusion) Scholar’s Showcase. Taylor Moraguez’s poster title was “How
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski! Her co-authored journal article titled “The Advantages of Virtual Dogs Over Virtual People: Using Augmented Reality to Provide Social Support in Stressful Situations” got published in the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS)! In this article, she
Congratulations to STIR Lab undergrad Zachary Miller who got awarded the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
Congratulations to our STIR Lab student Taylor Moraguez for successfully defending her Honors Undergraduate Thesis!
Congratulations to the STIR Lab MS student Joshua Gracie for successfully defending his Master’s Thesis in Computer Science. His thesis title is “Leveraging Human Centered Insight and Vision Transformers To Understand and Detect Online Risks in Teens’ Private Social Media