Michigan @ CHI

University of Michigan School of Information faculty and PhD students have been awarded two Best Papers and three Honorable Mention designations at this year’s CHI conference. The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems is the premier international conference of Human-Computer Interaction. This year, “CHI 2018: Engage with CHI” takes place April 21-26 in Montreal, Canada.

The two Best Paper winners are “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 and “Semi-Automated Coding for Qualitative Research: A User-Centered Inquiry and Initial Prototypes,” by PhD student Megh Marathe and Kentaro Toyama.

Receiving CHI 2018 Honorable Mentions are:

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

•    "Uncertainty Displays Using Quantile Dotplots or CDFs Improve Transit Decision-Making,” by Michael Fernandes, Logan Walls, Sean Munson, Jessica Hullman, and Matthew Kay.

•    “Co-constructing Family Memory: Understanding the Intergenerational Practices of Passing on Family Stories,” by Jasmine Jones and Mark S. Ackerman

As usual, faculty, alumni and current students from the University of Michigan have a significant presence at CHI 2018, presenting papers and on panels, organizing and conducting workshop and competing in a student design competition.

This page is a compendium of all known U-M participants and is updated continually leading up to and during the conference.

UMSI faculty/students are listed in bold. U-M faculty/students are listed in italics.

Workshops & Symposia

4/21 - Workshop: Understanding "Bad Actors" Online
Lindsay Blackwell, Mark Handel, Sarah T. Roberts, Amy Bruckman, Kimberly Voll

4/21 - Workshop: Sense-making in a Senseless World
Julie Hui, Elizabeth Gerber, Earnest Wheeler, Tawanna Dillahunt

4/21 - Workshop: Early Career Symposium
Jasmine Jones and Andrea Barbarin 

4/21-4/22 - Symposium: Computer-Human Interaction Mentoring (CHIMe)
Robin Brewer, Marvin Andujar, Sheena Erete, Ronald A Metoyer, Manuel A. Perez-Quinones, Yolanda Rankin

4/21-4/22 - Doctoral Consortium: Impulse Buying: Interventions to Support Self-control with E-commerce
Carol Moser

4/22 - Workshop: Bridging a Bridge: Bringing Two HCI Communities Together
Soussan Djamasbi, Dennis F Galletta,Fiona Nah, Xinru Page, Lionel Robert, Pamela J Wisniewski

4/22 - Workshop: Novel Interaction Techniques for Collaboration in VR
Paper: Crowdsourcing for Effortless Creation of Collaborative AR Spaces
Jaylin Herskovitz, Janani Chinnam, Isabelle Wong, Mengyao Liu, Junlin Mo, Sang Won Lee, Walter S. Lasecki

Monday, April 23

11:30 – 12:50
Paper: Digital Payment and its Discontents: Street shops and the Indian Government’s Push for Cashless Transactions
Joyojeet Pal, Priyank Chandra, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Aakanksha Parameshwar, Sneha Joshi, Aditya Johri

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

2:30 - 3:50
Paper: The Illusion of Control: Placebo Effects of Control Settings
Kristen Vaccaro, Dylan Huang, Motahhare Eslami, Christian Sandvig, Kevin Hamilton, Karrie Karahalios

4:30 - 5:50
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

4:30 - 5:50
Paper: Toward Health Information Technology that Supports Overweight/Obese Women in Addressing Emotion- and Stress-Related Eating
Andrea M. Barbarin, Laura R. Saslow, Mark Ackerman, Tiffany Veinot

4:30 - 5:50
Paper: Exploring End User Programming Needs In Home Automation
Julia Brich, Marcel Walch, Michael Rietzler, Florian Schaub, Michael Weber

Tuesday, April 24

9:00 - 10:20
Paper: User-Driven Design Principles for Gesture Representations
Erin McAweeney, Haihua Zhang, Michael Nebeling

11:00 - 12:20
Paper: HCI’s Making Agendas
Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell, Cindi Lin, Silvia Lindtner, Austin Toombs

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

11:00 - 12:20
Honorable Mention
Paper: Entrepreneurship and the Socio-Technical Chasm in a Lean Economy
Tawanna Dillahunt, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Desiree McLain, Minnie Lester, Delores Orr, Kentaro Toyama

11:00 - 12:20
Paper: Enhancing Online Problems Through Instructor-Centered Tools for Randomized Experiments
Joseph Jay Williams, Anna N. Rafferty, Dustin Tingley, Andrew Ang, Walter S. Lasecki, Juho Kim

11:00 - 12:20
Paper: GestureWiz: A Human-Powered Gesture Design Environment for User Interface Prototypes
Maximilian Speicher, Michael Nebeling

11:00 - 12:20
Special Interest Group on Transparent Statistics Guidelines
Chat Wacharamanotham, Matthew Kay, Steve Haroz, Shion Guha, Pierre Dragicevic

2:00 - 3:20
Paper: Support for Social and Cultural Capital Development in Real-time Ridesharing Services
Vaishnav Kameswaran, Lindsey Cameron,Tawanna Dillahunt

2:00 - 3:20
Honorable Mention
Paper:  "Uncertainty Displays Using Quantile Dotplots or CDFs Improve Transit Decision-Making."
Michael Fernandes, Logan Walls, Sean Munson, Jessica Hullman, Matthew Kay

4:00 - 5:20
Panel: Managing Deviant Behavior in Online Communities III
Amy S. Bruckman, Jennifer E. Below, Lucas Dixon, Casey Fiesler, Eric Gilbert, Sarah A Gilbert, J. Nathan Matias

4:00 - 5:20
Paper: Navigating the Job Search as a Low-Resourced Job Seeker
Earnest Wheeler, Tawanna Dillahunt

4:00 - 5:20
Paper: The Unexpected Entry and Exodus of Women in Computing and HCI in India
Divy Thakkar, Nithya Sambasivan, Purva Kulkarni, Pratap Kalenahalli Sudarshan, Kentaro Toyama

4:00 - 5:20
Paper: Designing the Audience Journey through Repeated Experiences
Steve Benford, Chris Greenhalgh, Adrian Hazzard, Alan Chamberlain, Maria Kallionpää, David M Weigl, Kevin R Page, Mengdie Lin

Paper: Supporting Workplace Detachment and Reattachment with Conversational Intelligence
Alex C Williams, Harmanpreet Kaur, Gloria Mark, Anne Loomis Thompson, Shamsi T Iqbal, Jaime Teevan

4:00 - 5:20
Best Paper 
Paper: Semi-Automated Coding for Qualitative Research: A User-Centered Inquiry and Initial Prototypes
Megh Marathe, Kentaro Toyama

Wednesday, April 25

9:00 - 10:20
Panel: Intersectionality as a Lens to Promote Equity and Inclusivity within SIGCHI
Pamela J Wisniewski, Neha Kumar, Christine Bassem, Sarah Clinch, Susan M. Dray, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Cliff Lampe, Michael Muller, Anicia N Peters

9:00 - 10:20
Honorable Mention
Paper: Co-constructing Family Memory: Understanding the Intergenerational Practices of Passing on Family Stories
Jasmine Jones, Mark S. Ackerman

9:00 - 10:20
Paper: Let's Play! Digital and Analog Play between Preschoolers and Parents
Alexis Hiniker, Bongshin Lee, Julie A. Kientz, Jenny S. Radesky

9:00 - 10:20
Paper: ProtoAR: Rapid Physical-Digital Prototyping of Mobile Augmented Reality Applications
Michael Nebeling, Janet Nebeling, Ao Yu, Rob Rumble

11:00 - 12:20
Paper: Communicating Algorithmic Process in Online Behavioral Advertising
Motahhare Eslami, Sneha R Krishna Kumaran, Christian Sandvig, Karrie Karahalios

4:00 - 5:20
Special Interest Group: Redefining Natural User Interface
Limin Paul Fu, James Landay, Michael Nebeling, Yingqing Xu, Chen Zhao

4:00 – 5:20
Paper: Lived Data: Tinkering With Bodies, Code, and Care Work
Elizabeth Kaziunas, Silvia Lidtner, Mark Ackerman, Joyce M Lee

Thursday, April 26

9:00 - 10:20
Paper: Bolt: Instantaneous Crowdsourcing via Just-in-Time Training
Alan Lundgard, Yiwei Yang, Maya L Foster, Walter S. Lasecki

9:00 - 10:20
Paper: Pseudonymous Parents: Comparing Parenting Roles and Identities on the Mommit and Daddit Subreddits
Tawfiq Ammari, Sarita Schoenebeck, Daniel Romero

Student Design Competition Finalists

Urban Memory: Remembering Communities in Urban Redevelopment
Lusi Wang, Jing Qian, Niharika Ved

Musi: Facilitating Asynchronous Practice Between Classical Musicians
Wei Cai, Anand Doshi, Chelsea Lauren Miller, Shu Zhou

Litebox: Design for Adult Literacy
Xindi Wang, Kesava Karthik Kota, Kolli Reddy, Denise Baran, Nalin Bhatia

Emotional Delivery in Pro-social Crowdfunding Success
Lauren Rhue, Lionel Robert

Using Vocabularies to Collaboratively Create Better Plans for Writing Tasks
Harmanpreet Kaur, Alex C Williams, Anne Loomis Thompson, Walter S. Lasecki

Gamified Rehabilitation for Pain Distraction in Total-Knee-Replacement Patients
Xuejiao Zhao, Qiong Wu, X. Jessie Yang

Concern But No Action: Consumers' Reactions to the Equifax Data Breach
Yixin Zou, Florian Schaub

Oh The Places You'll Share: An Affordances-Based Model of Social Media Posting Behaviors
Harmanpreet Kaur, Isaac Johnson, Hannah J Miller, Loren G Terveen, Cliff Lampe, Brent Hecht, Walter S. Lasecki

“It’s Just that Visceral”: Eliciting Design Insight Using Beaded Representations of Online Course Structure
Rebecca M. Quintana, Yuanru Tan, Kathryn Gabriele, Noni Korf

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

Impulse Buying: Interventions to Support Self-control with E-commerce
Carol Moser

Art Exhibit
Live Coding YouTube
Sang Won Lee

Conference Organizers - UMSI faculty

Cliff Lampe, CHI Steering Committee; Vice President for Publications for SIGCHI
Robin Brewer, Accessibility Chair
Michael Nebeling, Associate Chair
Joyojeet Pal, Associate Chair
Tawanna Dillahunt, Associate Chair
Robin Brewer, Associate Chair
Florian Schaub, Associate Chair
Tiffany Veinot, Associate Chair
Walter S. Lasecki, Associate Chair
Sun Young Park, Associate Chair
Silvia Lindtner, Associate Chair
Eytan Adar, Associate Chair
Matthew Kay, Associate Chair
Steve Oney, Associate Chair
Christ Quintana, Subcommittee Chair