Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

November 13th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Recipient of Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship

Lynn Dombrowski has been selected to receive the Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship in ICS for the 2014-15 academic year. The Roberta Ellen Lamb Endowed Memorial Fellowship was created to honor the life of Associate Professor of Informatics Roberta Lamb, who passed away in late 2006. Her parents, Mosselle and Bob Pione, funded an […]


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 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 […]


Haimson Awarded UCI Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship!

May 28th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Haimson Awarded UCI Faculty Mentor Program Fellowship!

Congratulations to Oliver Haimson, who has been awarded a UCI Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year to work with Dr. Gillian Hayes! The Faculty Mentor Program (FMP) Fellowship is designed to increase the number of students who complete their Ph.D. degree and successfully acquire a faculty appointment.


Brubaker Chosen as Finalist for Facebook Fellowship!

February 10th, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker Chosen as Finalist for Facebook Fellowship!

Congratulations to Jed Brubaker, who was chosen as a finalist for the highly-competitive 2014-2015 Facebook Graduate Fellowship Award! Brubaker was among the top 35 applicants worldwide.


Ringland Awarded NSF Summer Funding to Study in Japan!

February 3rd, 2014 by STAR | No Comments

Ringland Awarded NSF Summer Funding to Study in Japan!

Congratulations to Kate Ringland, who was awarded a fellowship to study in Japan this summer as part of the National Science Foundation’s East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute! She will be working with Dr. Norimune Kawai in the Graduate School of Education at Hiroshima University. She will be facilitating participatory design workshops to help design […]


Dombrowski Awarded Honorable Mention for UCI Public Impact Fellowship

November 30th, 2013 by STAR | No Comments

Dombrowski Awarded Honorable Mention for UCI Public Impact Fellowship

Congrats to Lynn Dombrowski, who received an honorable mention UC Irvine Public Impact Fellowship award for her work on design and technology’s role in reducing food insecurity! Lynn works focuses on: –  The design, development, and evaluation of systems alongside local hunger focused nonprofits to address identified local food needs. –  Empowering local communities with technology. – […]


NSF Graduate Fellowships Announced

April 15th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

NSF Graduate Fellowships Announced

STAR group did really well on the NSF front this year. First year PhD students Meg Cramer and Jed Brubaker won a fellowship and an honorable mention, respectively. STAR alumna, currently a PhD student at CMU, Gabi Marcu was also a winner. More on the fellowship program can be found at: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/ The National Science […]