Amy and Stephen Voida, both Ph.D.’s coming from Cornell University, will be joining the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI as assistant professors in the Department of Human-Centered Computing for fall 2013. Amy will also hold a courtesy appointment with the School of Philanthropy.
Amy conducts research in the areas of human-computer interaction, computer-supported cooperative work, and ubiquitous computing, with a focus on the use of information and communication technologies in the nonprofit sector. Her work is currently funded by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Human-Centered Computing program. Amy holds a Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing and a M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction from the Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as a B.A.E. in Elementary Education from Arizona State University.
Stephen’s research interests include personal information management, pervasive healthcare, and ubiquitous computing. He received a B.S. in Computer Science at Arizona State University, a M.S. in Human-Computer Interaction and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has been nominated for and won best paper awards at premiere conferences in his field (ACM CSCW and CHI), and his research has been supported by the NSF, Google, Intel and a CCC/CRA Computing Innovation postdoctoral fellowship. His research has appeared in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, amongst other prominent industry and mainstream publications.