Graduate Students and Post Docs

I’ve had the pleasure of working with a number of fantastic students. I have listed the graduate students I am currently advising, along with their research topics.  See my CV for a full list of all the students I have worked with.

Current PhD Students
William (Willie) Payne, Sounds and (Braille) Cells: Co-Designing Music Technology with Blind and Visually Impaired People, Music Technology, NYU.

Former Postdoctoral Researchers
Foad Hamidi, Adaptive User Interfaces and Making with Diverse Populations, UMBC
Aqueasha Martin-Hammond, Adaptive User Interfaces, UMBC

Graduated PhD Students
Claire Kearney-Volpe, 2021, Thesis: Accessible Web Development , Rehabilitation Science, NYU.
William Easley, 2020, Thesis: Understanding and Supporting Collaboration Between Youth in Technical Workplaces , Human-Centered Computing, UMBC.
Erin Buehler, 2018, Thesis: 3D Printing in Special Education, Human-Centered Computing, UMBC.
Patrick Carrington, 2017, Thesis: Chairable Computing: Technology for Wheelchair Users, Human-Centered Computing, UMBC.
Michele Williams, 2016, Thesis: Answering Subjective Visual Questions and Blind Navigation, Human-Centered Computing, UMBC. (consulting)

Graduated MS Thesis Students
Nelson James, 2021, Gamify-It, Interactive Design and Media (IDM), NYU.
Danshan Yin, 2021, RIDEO: An Interactive Self-driving Car Experience Design for Riders, Interactive Design and Media (IDM), NYU.
Caitlin Gebhard, 2021, Connecting the Dots for Community Toolkit: A Workshop on Systems Thinking for Common Problem Solving , 2021 IDM Thesis Award, Interactive Digital Media (IDM), NYU.
Grant Travis Ng, 2020, Personify: An Individualized Experience for Dental Patients that Feel Anxiety, Interactive Design and Media (IDM), NYU.
Verónica Alfaro, 2020, From Needs to Customized Assistive Technologies, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), NYU
Lauren Race, 2019, Tactile Schematics, Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP), NYU
Kellie Poneres, 2018, Exploring Older Adults' Attitudes Towards Privacy of Adaptive Assistive Technologies, Human-Centered Computing, UMBC

Graduated Occupational Therapy Doctoral (OTD) Students
Yun Chung, 2022, Occupational Therapy in Stroke Rehabilitation, NYU.
Kathryn LeMonda, 2021, Holistic Practices in Pediatric Neuromotor Development, NYU.
Wendy Gaughan, 2021, Occupational Therapy and Maternal Mental Health, NYU.
Lydia Oh, 2020, Adaptive Fashion and Occupational Therapy, NYU.