Congratulations to Michigan ICTD

Members of the Michigan ICTD Team had several papers, extended abstracts, and workshop papers at CHI 2018 in Montreal, Canada. Congratulations to everyone who presented this year!

Best Papers:

“Keeping a Low Profile? Technology, Risk and Privacy among Undocumented Immigrants,” by Tamy Guberek, Allison McDonald, Sylvia Simioni, Abraham H. Mhaidli, Kentaro Toyama and Florian Schaub

“Semi-Automated Coding for Qualitative Research: A User-Centered Inquiry and Initial Prototypes,” by Megh Marathe and Kentaro Toyama

Honorable Mentions: 

“Entrepreneurship and the Socio-Technical Chasm in a Lean Economy,” by Tawanna Dillahunt, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Desiree McLain, Minnie Lester, Delores Orr, and Kentaro Toyama.

Paper Session Presentations:

“Digital Payment and its Discontents: Street shops and the Indian Government’s Push for Cashless Transactions, ” by Joyojeet PalPriyank ChandraVaishnav KameswaranAakanksha Parameshwar, Sneha Joshi, Aditya Johri

“IntroAssist: A Tool to Support Writing Introductory Help Requests,” by Julie Hui, Elizabeth Gerber, Darren Gergle

“Support for Social and Cultural Capital Development in Real-time Ridesharing Services,” by Vaishnav Kameswaran, Lindsey Cameron, Tawanna Dillahunt

“Navigating the Job Search as a Low-Resourced Job Seeker, ” by Earnest Wheeler, Tawanna Dillahunt

“The Unexpected Entry and Exodus of Women in Computing and HCI in India,” by Divy Thakkar, Nithya Sambasivan, Purva Kulkarni, Pratap Kalenahalli Sudarshan, Kentaro Toyama

“Pseudonymous Parents: Comparing Parenting Roles and Identities on the Mommit and Daddit Subreddits,” by Tawfiq Ammari, Sarita Schoenebeck, Daniel Romero


Workshop: Sense-making in a Senseless World
Julie Hui, Elizabeth Gerber, Earnest Wheeler, Tawanna Dillahunt


Panel: Voice Assistants, UX Design and Research

Jofish Kaye, Joel Fischer, Jason Hong, Frank R. Bentley, Cosmin Munteanu, Alexis Hiniker, Janice Y. Tsai, Tawfiq Ammari


“Can HCI Replicate the Intangible Gains of International Exposure? A Case Study in Rwanda,” by Tsuyoshi Kano, Eric Obeysekare, Kentaro Toyama

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