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Gabriela Marcu

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/763-2285
Office: School of Information/105 S. State St. Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website News About Gabriela Marcu


Gabriela Marcu studies the role of mobile and collaborative technologies in behavioral interventions and care coordination. She designs and evaluates apps and other technologies to understand how they fit their context of use, through community-based approaches, participatory design, and user experience methods.

Areas of interest

Human-centered design; participatory research and design; behavioral and mental health; ubiquitous computing

Honors and awards

Siebel Scholar; Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT); Early Career Mentor Award, Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR), Math and Computer Science Division


PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University

BS in Informatics, University of California, Irvine

News about Gabriela Marcu

UMSI Research Roundup. TikTok, Media Storms, Algorithms. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.
Media Storms | TikTok | Algorithms: UMSI Research Roundup

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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UMSI Research Roundup: 2023 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
UMSI at CSCW 2023: Awards, Workshops and Papers

Check out UMSI papers, workshops and awards for the 2023 CSCW conference (Oct. 14-18).

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