News Briefs

  • Prof. Paul Dourish is a co-investigator on a three-year a $473,000 grant from the Australian Research Council on #thismymob: Digital Land Rights and Reconnecting Indigenous Communities. This research study is the first to apply the framework of Postcolonial Computing to guide the design and leadership of a national-scale, Indigenous-led technology development project in Australia.

    December 2017
  • Prof. Alfred Kobsa gave an invited presentation titled “Design Trade-offs in Personalization versus Privacy” at the Design Trade-Offs for Quality of Life: Exploring Grand Challenges Symposium held at Herrenhausen Castle in Hanover, Germany in October.

    December 2017
  • Prof. Bonnie Nardi gave a Distinguished Lecture titled “Why I Haven’t Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb or Anthropological Observations on the Political Economy of Digital Technology” at the American Anthropological Association Meetings in the General Anthropology Division in December. Nardi also gave an invited talk, “Computing within LIMTS,” at the Workshop on Solutions for Environment, Economy, and Democracy (SEED) held in Siegen, Germany in October.

    December 2017
  • Prof. Paul Dourish became a fellow of the British Computer Society.

    November 2017
  • Prof. Gloria Mark served as an invited speaker in a session on Tech in the Workplace at the Psychology of Technology Conference, held in Berkeley in November.

    November 2017
  • Interim Director Prof. Crista Lopes gave a keynote talk titled "Objects in the Age of Data" at SPLASH 2017 on Oct 26.

    October 2017
  • Visiting Researcher Dr. Shinobu Saito's paper "How Much Undocumented Knowledge is there in Agile Software Development?" received the Best Industry Paper Award at the 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE'17). The paper is authored by Shinobu Saito and Yukako Iimura from NTT Software Innovation Center, Japan and Aaron Massey and Annie Antón from Georgia Tech. Congratulations!

    September 2017
  • Interim Director Prof. Cristina Lopes has been honored with the 2017 Association Internationale pour les Technologies Objets (AITO) Test of Time Award in recognition of her enduring contributions to the fields of computer programming and software development.

    Lopes was recognized alongside fellow authors Gregor Kiczales, John Lamping, Anurag Mendhekar, Chris Maeda, Jean-Marc Loingtier and John Irwin for their 1997 paper “Aspect-oriented programming” at the 31st European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP) that took place June 18-23, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

    July 2017
  • Prof. Paul Dourish gave a keynote titled "The Stuff of Bits: Exploring the Materialities of Information in Interaction" at the 2017 ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems (ACM EICS) in Lisbon, Portugal on June 29.

    June 2017
  • Prof. Walt Scacchi was part of the research team that received the 2017 Robert Newcomb Interdisciplinary Team Science Award from the UCI Institute of Clinical & Translational Science in the School of Medicine for their project on Telerehabilitation in the Home Versus Therapy In-Clinic for Patients with Stroke, directed by Prof. Steve Cramer and funded by the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Strokes.

    June 2017

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