Upcoming Seminars

To stay informed of the latest HCI research and the work of our colleagues, the HCII holds a seminar series. The public is invited to attend these talks, which are held weekly on Friday afternoons during the academic year. Suggestions for future guest speakers should be sent to bam@cs.cmu.edu.
Datesort descending Title Speaker Seminar Video Abstract

September 3, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Gabriela Marcu
Gabriela Marcu
Gabriela Marcu
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Information
Seminar Video

"Designing for Coordination and Intervention in Behavioral Health"

 

Behavioral and mental health is an underserved...... Full Details

September 10, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Michael Wessely
Michael Wessely
Michael Wessely
Postdoctoral Associate at MIT CSAIL
Seminar Video

"Fabricating Physical User Interfaces with Smart Materials"

Physical user interfaces like mobile phones, or wearable health...... Full Details

September 17, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Susan Wyche
Susan Wyche
Susan Wyche
Associate Professor, Michigan State University, Department of Media and Information
Seminar Video

"Reconsidering Human-Centered Approaches to Design in Human-Computer Interaction and Development (HCI4D): Using Design Methods to Reimagine...... Full Details

September 24, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Marshini Chetty
Marshini Chetty
Marshini Chetty
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Chicago
Seminar Video

"Imagine All The People On A Trustworthy Internet"

 

Imagine a world where the Internet caters to all types of users and...... Full Details

October 1, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Joel Chan
Joel Chan
Joel Chan
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College of Information Studies (iSchool)
Seminar Video

"Accelerating Scientific Discovery by Lowering Barriers to User-Generated Synthesis of Scientific Literature"

In today's scholarly...... Full Details

October 8, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Nazanin Andalibi
Naz Andalibi
Nazanin (Naz) Andalibi
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Information
Seminar Video

"Where is the Human in Emotion Recognition/AI Technologies?"

Emotions are powerful, mediate humans’ experiences with their...... Full Details

October 22, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Speaker Series - Daragh Byrne
Daragh Byrne
Associate Teaching Track faculty, School of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University

"Storytelling with data and devices: making sense of the quantified self"

Stories about our everyday experiences are one of the

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October 29, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Tom Hope
Tom Hope
Tom Hope
Postdoctoral researcher at The Allen Institute for AI (AI2) and The University of Washington
Seminar Video

"Harnessing Scientific Literature for Boosting Discovery and Innovation"

In the year 1665, the first academic journal was published. Fast...... Full Details

November 5, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Kat Schrier Shaenfield
Kat Schrier Shaenfield
Associate Professor/Director of Games, Marist College, School of Communication and the Arts; Consultant, Game Designer, World Health Organization (WHO)
Seminar Video

"What if We Could Design Games to Reduce Biases and Enhance Compassion?"

Virtual reality (VR) and other types of games have been...... Full Details

November 12, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Shunichi Kasahara
Shunichi Kasahara
Shunichi Kasahara
Researcher, Group leader at Sony Computer Science Laboratories
Seminar Video

"Superception : Exploring new “Self” in the integration of humans and computers"

When computers and humans integrate, to what...... Full Details

November 19, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Leah Buechley
Leah Buechley
Leah Buechley
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of New Mexico
Seminar Video

"Hand and Machine"

I believe that by making technology more accessible and building artifacts that look and...... Full Details

December 3, 2021 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

HCII Seminar Series - Amy Pavel
Amy Pavel
Amy Pavel
Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas, Austin
Seminar Video

Video is becoming a core medium for communicating a wide range of content, including educational lectures, vlogs, and how-to tutorials. While...... Full Details