|2016 - Present||Lecturer/Instructor, University of California, Irvine ‐ Department of Informatics|
|Present||Assistant Professor, San Jose State University ‐ School of Information Systems & Technology|
|2011 - 2014||Teaching Assistant, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) ‐ Human Computer Interaction|
|2015 - 2016||Early Postdoc. Mobility Fellowship|
|Swiss National Science Foundation - P2ELP2_158933|
|Role: Principle Investigator|
|2011 - 2014||Grant|
|Swiss National Science Foundation - 138054|
|Role: Research Personnel|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2016 - Present||Supervisor, International Chinese Association of Computer Human Interaction||2018||Reviewer, CSCW: ACM Conf. on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing||2017||Program Committee, ACM Conf. on Human Factors in Computing Systems Late Breaking Work||2017||Reviewer, CHI Play: ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play||2017||Reviewer, Human-Computer Interaction||2017||Reviewer, IEEE Security & Privacy||2017||Reviewer, Journal of Healthcare Informatics Research||2016||Publicity Chair, 10th EAI International Conf. on Mobile Multimedia Communications||2016||Reviewer, ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications||2016||Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing||2015||Program Committee, 14th IEEE International Conf. on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications||2015||Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems||2015||Reviewer, Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications||2014||Reviewer, Future Generation Computer Systems||2014||Program Committee, IEEE International Conf. on Computer and Information Technology||2014||Program Committee, IEEE International Workshop on Data, Text, Web and Social Networking Mining||2011 - 2013||Program Committee, IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Identity in Mobile Internet, Computing and Communications||2013||Reviewer, Journal of Information Fusion, IET Information Security||2013||Reviewer, Transaction on Internet and Information Systems|
Honors and Awards
- September 2008 - Erasmus Mundus Scholarship by European Commission
|January 2015||Ph.D., École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) ‐ Computer and Communication Sciences|
|September 2010||M.S., Aalto University ‐ Security and Mobile Computing|
|September 2010||M.S., Norwegian University of Science and Technology ‐ Security and Mobile Computing|
|June 2008||B.E., Huazhong University of Science and Technology ‐ Information Security|
Book Chapters (1)
Conferences and Workshops (22)
Investigating Support Seeking from Peers for Pregnancy in Online Health ...
Companion of the 2018 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (2018)
We report a study of peer support in online health communities for pregnancy care along three gestational stages (trimesters) to ...
Unpacking Happiness: Lessons from Smartphone Photography among College Students
The Fifth IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (2017)
Smartphone photography is gaining popularity among young adults and can be used for expressing mood. However, how photos are used ...
When Fitness Meets Social Networks: Investigating Fitness Tracking and Social ...
CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2017)
The last two decades have seen growing interest in promoting physical activities by using self-tracking technologies. Previous work has identified ...
Design Considerations for Social Fitness Applications: Comparing Chronically Ill Patients ...
The 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (2017)
This paper presents findings from a two-month comparative study involving a total of 36 participants using a social fitness application ...
Social Incentives in Pervasive Fitness Apps for Obese and Diabetic ...
The 19th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (2016)
Social incentives such as cooperation and competition are found to motivate users in pervasive fitness applications. This work investigates how ...
Exploring physical activity monitoring devices for diabetic and obese patients
2015 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing with ISWC (2015)
The World Health Organization highly recommends physical activities to control diabetes and obesity. Research on pervasive fitness devices is on ...
Designing Emotion Awareness Interface for Group Recommender Systems
2014 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (2014)
Group recommender systems help users to find items of interest collaboratively. Support for such collaboration has been mainly provided by ...
An Approach of Secure and Fashionable Recognition for Pervasive Face-to-Face ...
The 8th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (2012)
Pervasive social communications are instant social activities through communications based on mobile elements, e.g., via mobile ad hoc networks. Meanwhile, ...
CoFeel: Using Emotions for Social Interaction in Group Recommender Systems
First International Workshop on Interfaces for Recommender Systems with 6th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (2012)
Group and social recommender systems aim to suggest items of interest to a group or a community of people. One ...
Gemini: A Handbag for Pervasive Social Communications
The 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (2012)
Fashionable technology is becoming a trend in HCI design. It extends the traditional understanding of HCI by emphasizing on the ...
EmoSoNet: An Emotion-aware Social Network for Emotional Wellbeing
ACM SIGCHI CHI '12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2012)
This paper presents our initial ideas towards developing an emotion-aware social network for the purpose of increasing emotional wellbeing. The ...