04/2012 Presented our paper on Quora at Collective Intelligence 2012
12/2011 Attended the CHI 2012 program committee meeting in Boston, MA.
11/2011 I wrote a blog post for GE on our new Software Center of Excellence.
10/2011 I joined GE Global Research as a Collaboration Researcher in their new Software Center of Excellence in San Ramon, CA.
10/2011 Participated in panel on commons based peer production systems at WikiSym 2011.
07/ 2011 Scientific American reported on our work on analyzing Twitter using NLP techniques!
06/2011 Paper on using NLP techniques to detect questions on Twitter accepted to the AAAI-11 Analyzing Microtext workshop.
04/2011 Poster on social Q&A on Twitter was accepted to ICWSM 2011.
03/2011 My article with Merrie Morris on 'Sensemaking in Collaborative Web Search' is out in HCI journal.
02/2011 Our paper on crowdsourcing tweet classification for social Q&A was accepted to the CHI 2011 Crowdsourcing and Human Computation workshop.
02/2011 Participated in a panel on 'Assessing the practical impacts of healthcare research' at the iConference 2011.
12/2010 Attended the CIFellows meeting organized by the Computing Community Consortium in Arlington, VA. Agenda and slides here.
12/2010 Attended the CHI 2011 PC meeting in Univ of Maryland, College Park.
12/2010 Invited talk at IBM Almaden in their USER group.
11/2010 Panel on 'Assessing the Practical Impacts of Healthcare Research' with Aleksandra Sarcevic, Brian Hilligoss, Peter Scupelli accepted to iconference11.
11/2010 Our paper on coordination between emergency medical teams during crises management was awarded the 2010 Diana Forsythe award at AMIA 2010.
10/2010 Gave a talk on collaborative information seeking and sensemaking at the Intelligent Systems Lab at PARC.
09/2010 Started as a post-doc at PARC
07/2010 Named a Computing Innovation Fellow for 2010-2011 to be a post-doc with Ed. Chi at the Palo Alto Research Center.
05/2010 Walked in the Penn State spring commencement ceremony. I am now officially a Ph.D.!
02/2010 Presented a full paper at CSCW 2010 in Savannah, GA.
01/2010 Attended Google GRAD CS Forum 2010 in San Francisco.
01/2010 Returned from a great internship with Danyel Fisher at Microsoft Research in Redmond, WA.
11/2009 Journal paper on healthcare simulation accepted to the Simulation Journal.
11/2009 Successfully defended my Ph.D. dissertation!
07/2009: Full paper accepted to CSCW 2010 to be held in Savanah, GA. Update: Nominated for best paper award!
05/2009: Co-organized a workshop on Collaborative Information Behavior at GROUP 2009.
04/2009: Presented a full-paper and a workshop paper at CHI 2009.
04/2009: Our video, 'CHIstory', won the Golden Mouse Award for the Best Entertaining Video at the CHI 2009 Video Showcase. The video was featured on the FXPAL blog and is available on YouTube.
04/2009: CHI 09 paper on CoSense was mentioned on the Microsoft Research website.
12/2008: Full paper with Merrie Morris on collaborative sensemaking in Web search accepted to CHI 2009 to be held in Boston, MA. Update: Nominated for best paper award!
12/2008: Paper accepted to the Sensemaking workshop at CHI 2009 to be held in Boston, MA.
11/2008: Presented our paper at the Fall Symposium of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA '08) in Washington, DC.
11/2008: Attended CSCW 2008 in San Diego, CA as a student volunteer. 8/2008: Paper on ICTs for coordination between emergency department and EMS teams accepted by the International Journal of Medical Informatics
6/2008: News article showcases SearchTogether for which I developed an extension during the summer at MSR and mentions me!