I am always looking for hard-working, self-motivated, and scientifically curious students to join my research group. A range of graduate and undergraduate projects are available. The candidate must have strong skills in computer programming, interaction design, and/or quantitative research methods. Visit Information for Prospective Students for further details. Current UC Merced students, complete the Student Background and Interests Form (requires institutional login) to express interest in working with me. Like our Facebook page to keep updated on lab news, including research opportunities, publications, and details on how to participate in our studies.


HCI at UC Merced

Graduate Students

Dawn Truelsen UC Merced Dawn Truelsen
PhD in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California, Merced (Expected to start in 2018/01)
Project: Psychology of Text Entry

Assistant Specialists

Chelsea Sun UC Merced Di "Chelsea" Sun
Assistant Specialist
University of California, Merced (2017/09-Current)
Project: TBD

Interns & Volunteers

Di An UC Merced Di An
Volunteer, MS in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California, Merced (2017/09-Current)
Project: Hand & Finger Motions
Yingchao Huang UC Merced Yingchao Huang
Volunteer, MS in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of California, Merced (2017/09-Current)
Project: Latency in Input Techniques

Alumni

I mentored the following students with Dr. Alexandra (Ali) Mazalek as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Syed Filza Tahir Ryerson University Syed Filza Tahir
MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2017)
Most Husne Jahan Ryerson University Most Husne Jahan
MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2017)
Chelsea Sun Georgia Tech Di "Chelsea" Sun
MS in Human-Computer Interaction
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2016-2017)
Sean DeLong Ryerson University Sean DeLong
BSc in Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2015-2017)
Zardar Khan Ryerson University Zardar Khan
BSc in Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2015-2016)
Meghna Mehta Georgia Tech Meghna Mehta
MS in Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2014-2016)
Manasvi Mahesh Lalwani Georgia Tech Manasvi Mahesh Lalwani
MS in Human-Computer Interaction
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2014-2016)
Apurva Gupta Georgia Tech Apurva Gupta
MS in Human-Computer Interaction
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA (2014-2016)
Shahin Khayyer Ryerson University Shahin Khayyer
BSc in Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2015-2016)
Karanjeet Chabra Ryerson University Karanjeet Chabra
MS in Computer Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2014-2015)
Kelly Stinton Ryerson University Kelly Stinton
BA in Media Studies
Ryerson University, Canada (2015)
Gordon Walker Ryerson University Gordon Walker
MS in Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University, Canada (2015)
Caylen Patience Ryerson University Caylen Patience
BA in Interior Design
Ryerson University, Canada (2014)
Jenna Gibbons Ryerson University Jenna Gibbons
BA in Interior Design
Ryerson University, Canada (2014)
I mentored the following students with Dr. Wolfgang Stuerzlinger as a PhD candidate
Euclides Jose de Mendonca Filho York University Euclides Jose de Mendonça Filho
MS in Computer Science & Engineering
York University, Canada (2014-2015)
Abid Peracha York University Abid Peracha
BSc in Computer Science & Engineering
York University, Canada (2013)
Benedikt Iltisberger York University Benedikt Iltisberger
MS in Computer Science & Engineering
York University, Canada (2010)
Mauricio H. Lopez York University Mauricio H. Lopez
BSc Computer Science & Engineering
York University, Canada (2010)