• Death and the Social Network Jul 2, 2010 | No Comments

    Death and the Social Network

    The death of a user does not result in the elimination of his or her account nor the profile’s place inside a network of digital peers. Friends use profiles postmortem to say last goodbyes, share memories, and coordinate funereal arrangements. These practices highlight three important themes for social networks and the representation of identity for their users: embodiment, representation, and temporality.

  • Interactive Visual Support Technologies for Autism: vSked, Mocotos, and SenseCam Jun 26, 2010 | No Comments

    Interactive Visual Support Technologies for Autism: vSked, Mocotos, and SenseCam

    Project: Visual schedules and choice boards are tools used in current best practices for helping children with autism and other special needs. These non-verbal kids need help communicating their choices, understanding time and activities, and so on. We are working with Windows SmartPhone, Linux small displays, and large touchscreen-enabled platforms to develop solutions that ease […]

  • Designing for Food Justice with Hunger-Focused Nonprofits. Nov 4, 2013 | No Comments

    Designing for Food Justice with Hunger-Focused Nonprofits.

    Research Team: Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian R. Hayes, Melissa Mazmanian Food inequality is large social problem faced by many lower-socioeconomic individuals. As food assistance demands rise, hunger-based nonprofits struggle to help their communities fulfill local food needs. This work examines how technology can support the goals of hunger-focused nonprofits. Novel technological systems can address large social […]

  • Nonvisual Computer Interfaces Mar 6, 2015 | No Comments

    Exploring the reappropriation of visual computing metaphors into the physical world.

  • Technologies for Autism: Mosoco, An Interactive Social Compass Jan 4, 2011 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: Mosoco, An Interactive Social Compass

    Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often demonstrate impairments in social skills. Social skills training is an effective way to develop age and functioning-level social skills to be used in a variety of situations. One successful curriculum that is currently in use in schools for teaching social skills to students with ASD is the Social Compass.

  • Zody iPad Game Jun 11, 2015 | No Comments

    Zody iPad Game

    Evaluation of the pairs of children with autism’s social relationships behaviors observed during Zody iPad game and Lego play sets.

  • Technologies for Autism: Mobile Video Modeling Jun 8, 2012 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: Mobile Video Modeling

    Video modeling has been demonstrated to support individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in learning a variety of skills.This involves watching recorded videos of others (peer modeling) or oneself (self modeling) modeling positive behavior or successfully completing a task. The ubiquitous nature of mobile technologies provides an opportunity to make video modeling more connected to the activities people are trying to accomplish.

  • Go Go Games Jun 15, 2015 | No Comments

    Go Go Games

    This work evaluates the effectiveness of Go Go Games. Go Go Games utilizes strategies from Pivotal Response Training (PRT) to teach multiple cue responding to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Cooking with gas sensors Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments

    Cooking with gas sensors

    As food cooks, it releases various smells that can be used to discern its progress; however, humans cannot always discern these subtle changes. We are investigating how gas sensors can be used to not only detect these changes, but provide meaningful information to the cook. This investigation comes in three major parts. First, we must […]

  • Technologies for Autism: ActivityCoach Sep 29, 2012 | No Comments

    Technologies for Autism: ActivityCoach

    For many people living with ASD, remembering detailed schedules can be challenging. However, the static representations of those schedules that are normally used as supports do not represent the dynamic nature of life. A well planned day can be disrupted by a late bus or cancelled work. ActivityCoach is a mobile application that provides dynamic […]


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BrainTrack
Nov 7, 2015 | No Comments
Children suffering from a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) are currently unlikely to follow recovery protocols and little is...
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STAR students given best paper nods
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...

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STAR students given best paper nods
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...

Kate Ringland wins ARCS Fellow Scholar Award
Oct 2, 2016 | No Comments
STAR lab gives congratulations to Kate Ringland who was awarded and ARCS Fellow Scholar award for 2016-2018! The National ARCS...

Research makes news
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Understanding Social Media Disclosures of Sexual Abuse Through the Lenses of Support Seeking and Anonymity has been receiving...


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STAR students given best paper nods
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STAR students given best paper nods
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STAR students given best paper nods
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...
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STAR students given best paper nods
We are excited to announce that Kate Ringland et. al. and Oliver Haimson et. al. have both acknowledgement on their recent publications...
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