I am actively seeking a PhD student at GMU! Details available in the link.
Grateful for successfully defending my dissertation
Glad to be attending the CSST Summer Institute 2019
Thankful to be awarded the Dean's Award for an Outstanding iSchool Doctoral Student Paper (UMD)
For my JASIST paper "How are information deserts created? A theory of local information landscapes"
Glad to be a part of the KNEXT team!
Our Information Deserts paper is featured on the UMD iSchool website and UMD Research Roundup
Grateful to be serving as Program Committee (AC) for CHI 2019 Late-Breaking Work
Thankful that our NSF proposal on 311 data + information deserts is accepted!
In collaboration with Dr. Susan Winter, Dr. Erik Johnston, Dr. Eric Gordon, and Dr. John Harlow
Our paper on information deserts is accepted to JASIST
Co-authored with Dr. Brian Butler
Grateful to be awarded a Wylie Dissertation fellowship from the Graduate School, UMD!
Successfully defended my dissertation proposal (ABD)
A theory and empirical studies of local information landscapes
Thankful for being invited to the Doctoral Colloquium at the iConference 2018, Sheffield, U.K.
Awarded a RIG-II grant from iSchool, UMD
Research Improvement Grant (Incremental) for the Human Face of Big Data project
Teaching the INST377 class as the main instructor in Fall 2017
INST377 is the Dynamic Web Applications course in the InfoSci program.
Our proposal for UN's Data for Climate Action Challenge was accepted
In collaboration with Dr. Vanessa Frias-Martinez and Dr. Afra Mashhadi
Our poster on identifying activity-based neighborhoods was presented at HCIL Annual Symposium
In collaboration with Dr. Grant McKenzie and Rajat Aghi
Accepted to the Data Science for Social Good summer program at Georgia Tech (Atlanta's DSSG)
Our work on poverty maps has been accepted to NetMob 17
Co-authored with R. Dottle, C. Espino, I. Subkhan, Dr. A. Rokem, and Dr. A. Mashhadi
Our paper received the Best Paper Award at ICIS 2016!
Co-authored with Dr. Ping Wang, Xu Meng, and Dr. Brian Butler
Awarded a Merit Fellowship for the Fall 2016, iSchool, UMD
Our paper about design creativity in the ecology of mobile industry has been accepted to ICIS 2016
Our proposal for the CSST 2016 Summer Institute has been accepted!
Awarded a Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship 2016, UMD
Selected for UW's Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship
Our work about characterizing urban places has been accepted to the CityLab workshop in ICWSM!
Co-authored with Dr. Rosta Farzan and Dr. Brian Butler
Presenting three posters at the iSchool Research Showcase (Hornbake Library, UMD)