Brubaker Awarded Rob Kling Memorial Fellowship!

August 23rd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker Awarded Rob Kling Memorial Fellowship!

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker, who won a Rob Kling Memorial Fellowship for 2014-2015! The fellowship comes with a $2,000 cash award to support Jed’s research and dissertation. The Rob Kling Memorial Endowed Fellowship was created to honor the life of Rob Kling, Professor of Information and Computer Science here at UCI, who passed away in […]


Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

August 2nd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Awarded Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski, whose project on “How various perspectives on social justice affect the visioning and design of systems and technologies aimed to address issues of food justice” was awarded a Newkirk Graduate Student Fellowship for 2014-2015! The Newkirk Center for Science and Society awarded Lynn $8,000 to support her work.


Dombrowski and Brubaker Awarded ISTC Graduate Research Fellowships!

May 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski and Brubaker Awarded ISTC Graduate Research Fellowships!

Congratulations to Lynn Dombrowski and Jed Brubaker, who were both awarded Intel Science and Technology Center (ISTC) for Social Computing Graduate Research Awards for the 2014-2015 academic year! The ISTC for Social Computing is one of a network of university-based research centers supported by Intel Corporation. Based at UC Irvine, ISTC-Social is focused particularly on […]


Congrats to Pina and Hayes for PervasiveHealth Best Paper Award!

May 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Congrats to Pina and Hayes for PervasiveHealth Best Paper Award!

Congratulations to Laura Pina, Gillian Hayes, and their co-authors for winning the Best Paper Award at PervasiveHealth 2014 for their paper “In Situ Cues for ADHD Parenting Strategies Using Mobile Technology”! citation: Pina, L., Rowan, K., Roseway, A., Johns, P., Hayes, G. R., Czerwinski, M. In Situ Cues for ADHD Parenting Strategies Using Mobile Technology. […]


Best Paper Nominee at ICT4S 2014!

May 4th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Best Paper Nominee at ICT4S 2014!

A many-authored paper, including STAR group members Lynn Dombrowski and Gillian Hayes among its authors, was nominated for a Best Paper Award at the ICT for Sustainability 2014 conference! TITLE: ICT4S 2029: What will be the systems supporting sustainability in 15 years? AUTHORS: Birgit Penzenstadler, Bill Tomlinson, Eric Baumer, Marcel Pufal, Ankita Raturi, Debra Richardson, […]


Custodio Wins Chancellor’s Award of Distinction!

April 6th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Custodio Wins Chancellor's Award of Distinction!

Congratulations to STAR’s own Erick Custodio, who won the UCI Class of 2014 Chancellor’s Award of Distinction! The Chancellor’s Award of Distinction recognizes an exceptional group of graduating students who exhibit a commitment to cutting-edge research, leadership, or service to UCI. The award recognizes UCI’s most outstanding undergraduates.  


Gilbert Awarded ACM-W Scholarship to Attend CHI 2014!

March 6th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Gilbert Awarded ACM-W Scholarship to Attend CHI 2014!

Congratulations to Anita Marie Gilbert, who has been awarded an ACM-W Scholarship to attend CHI 2014! ACM-W provides support for women undergraduate and graduate students in Computer Science and related programs to attend research conferences. This exposure to the CS research world can encourage a student to continue on to the next level (Undergraduate to […]


Hayes Receives Google Glass Accessibility Award!

March 4th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Hayes Receives Google Glass Accessibility Award!

Congratulations to Gillian Hayes and her collaborators Don Patterson (UCI Informatics) and Monica Tentori (CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico), whose proposal “Wearable Visual Supports for People with Autism Spectrum and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders” has been accepted to receive a Google Glass Accessibility Award from Google Inc.! Gillian, Don, and Monica will receive Google Glass devices as well […]


STAR Paper Wins Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014!

February 16th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

STAR Paper Wins Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014!

Congratulations to Amy Voida, Lynn Dombrowski, Gillian Hayes, and Melissa Mazmanian, whose paper “Shared Values/Conflicting Logics: Working Around E-Government Systems” won an Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2014! Abstract: In this paper, we describe results from fieldwork conducted at a social services site where the workers evaluate citizens’ applications for food and medical assistance submitted […]


Gillian Hayes Honored as Part of 2014 ICS Dean’s Awards

January 16th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Gillian Hayes Honored as Part of 2014 ICS Dean’s Awards

The ICS Dean’s awards have been announced, and Gillian won the Dean’s Mid-Career Award for Research in recognition of the STAR group’s research efforts! Dean’s Award for Research: Michael Goodrich For his contributions in the area of parallel and distributed algorithms Dean’s Mid-Career Award for Research: Gillian Hayes For her contributions in the area of human-computer interaction […]