Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, Director of the STIR Lab and iUX Academy

Recent News

NSF CHS EAGER Grant

NSF CHS EAGER Grant

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Kapil Madathil, Heidi Zinzow, and Laura Whitlock on being awarded funding from the National Science Foundation's Division of Information and Intelligent Systems on their proposed work on, "Examining Self-Harm and Suicide Contagion Risks of Viral Social Media Challenges on Youth and Young Adults." See: NSF...
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Palm Beach Post

Palm Beach Post

Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski on the Palm Beach Posts news media coverage on "How sex predators, traffickers are adapting to ever-volving tech to lure victims." This interview was directly related to the recent CHI papers and Dr. Wisniewski's grant-funded research on at-risk youth and online sexual predation.
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W.T. Grant Scholars Program

W.T. Grant Scholars Program

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, who was selected as one of six William T. Grant Early Career Scholars for her proposal on, "Reducing Digital Inequality by Empowering At-Risk Youth to be Resilient against Online Sexual Predation Risks." She will receive $350K over the course of five years to complete this...
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AHFE 2018 Paper

AHFE 2018 Paper

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Meghan Gabriel, Raj Gurupur and their students Celia Linton, Aditi Chokshi, and Brielle Perlingieri for their paper entitled, "We Have Built It, But They Have Not Come: Examining the Adoption and Use of Assistive Technologies for Informal Family Caregivers," that was accepted to 9th International...
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STIR Lab Party!

STIR Lab Party!

Congratulations to the members of the STIR Lab for a successful Spring 2018 semester! To celebrate all of our successes, we threw a multi-cultural potluck at Dr. Wisniewski's house.
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#SIGCHI4ALL

#SIGCHI4ALL

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Neha Kumar, Christine Bassem, Sarah Clinch, Susan M. Dray, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Cliff Lampe, Michael Muller, and Anicia Peters, who co-organized a successful "un-panel" at CHI 2018 on "Intersectionality as a Lens to Promote Equity and Inclusivity within SIGCHI" as part of her service to the ACM Future...
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Bridging HCI Workshop

Bridging HCI Workshop

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Soussan Djamasbi, Dennis Galletta, Fiona Nah, Xinru Page, and Lionel Robert on the successful CHI 2018 workshop on "Bridging a Bridge: Bringing Two HCI Communities Together." They brought researchers from the ACM SIGCHI amd AIS SIGHCI communities together to forge a path forward toward more...
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Two CHI 2018 Papers

Two CHI 2018 Papers

Congratulations to Arup Ghosh, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Dr. Shion Guha, Dr. Joe LaViola, Dr. Heng Xu, Dr. Mary Beth Rosson, Sr. Jack Carroll, and Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on their two accepted CHI 2018 papers that were presented in Montreal, Canada in April: Safety vs. Surveillance: What Teens Have to Say about...
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2018 UCF SURE

2018 UCF SURE

Congratulations to Zaina Aljallad, Jaclyn Abraham, and Tim Dinh for presenting their posters at the 2018 UCF Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence Zaina Aljallad   Jaclyn Abraham and Tim Dinh
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2018 UCF Grad Forum

2018 UCF Grad Forum

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Arup Kumar Gosh for presenting at the 2018 UCF Graduate Research Forum  
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Ghosh GTA Excellence

Ghosh GTA Excellence

Congratulations to Arup Ghosh for receiving the 2018 University  Award for Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
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UCF LIFE Grant

UCF LIFE Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski and her students Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Arup Ghosh on being selected as recipients of the Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) Gerontology Research Award for their work entitled, "Carebit: A Privacy-Preserving 'Step' toward Remote Informal Caregiving." They received $2000 to support their project.
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Ghosh Proposal Defense

Ghosh Proposal Defense

Congratulations for Arup Kumar Ghosh for successfully defending his dissertation proposal on, "A Value Sensitive Design Approach to Adolescent Mobile Online Safety."
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2018 CRA URMD Workshop

2018 CRA URMD Workshop

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for her acceptance into the 2018 CRA Grad Cohort Workshop for Underrepresented Minorities + Persons with Disabilities (URMD)
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NCS Scholarship

NCS Scholarship

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for receiving the NCS Vince and Beth Amico Scholarship Award
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2017 GHC

2017 GHC

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for her acceptance to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration as a GHC Scholar
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SIGCHI Travel Grant

SIGCHI Travel Grant

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for receiving the SIGCHI Student Travel Grant for CHI 2018
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ACM FCA

ACM FCA

Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski who was selected as one of 46 inaugural members of ACM's Future Computing Academy (FCA). She is serving as the co-chair for the working group on Fostering the Future of Computing.
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