Contacts

Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Leila Rezai
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space

Leila's LinkedIn Profile

Leila's Design Profile

Research Interests: 

  • Human Factors
  • Persuasive Technology 
  • UX Design 
  • Usability Testing 

Internships:

  • IBM Extreme Blue
  • Telus Health

Leila's Research:

  1. Burns, C.M., Sadat Rezai*, L., and St. Maurice, J. (accepted). Understanding the context for health behavior change with Cognitive Work Analysis and Persuasive Design.  Hawaii International Conference for Systems Sciences.
  2. Sadat Rezai, L., Chin, J., Bassett-Gunter, R., Burns, C.M. (2017). Investigating efficacy of regulatory fit theory in design of persuasive systems that promote physical activity.  In R. Orji, M. Reisinger, M. Busch, A. Dijkstra, M. Kaptein, E. Mattheiss (eds.): Proceedings of the Personalization in Persuasive Technology Workshop, Persuasive Technology 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 3-6, 21-25.
  3. Sadat Rezai*, L., Chin*, J., R., Bassett-Gunter, R., and Burns, C.M. (2017). Developing persuasive health messages for a behaviour-change-support-system that promotes physical activity. HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. New Orleans. March 6-8. 2017, 89-95.
  4. Sadat Rezai*, L., Torenvliet, G. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Increasing patient adherence to remote health monitoring systems. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 3(1), 8-14.
  5. Sadat Rezai*, L. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Using Cognitive Work Analysis and a Persuasive Design approach to create effective blood pressure management systems.  HFES 2014 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 3, 36-43.
Location: 
EC4 2nd floor

Rodrigo joins us for a year from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.  Rodrigo will work on human factors research projects, his PhD thesis and has a special interest in healthcare.

Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space

Bio:

Thana Hussein is a first-year Master of Applied Science candidate in Systems Design Engineering. She received an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in Industrial & Systems Engineering, Product Design, and Marketing.

Thana works concurrently in the Advanced Interface Design Lab (AIDL) and the Intelligent Technologies for Wellbeing and Independent Living Lab (IT-WIL). She has had an abiding, keen interest in human factors and her research interests and contributions focus on:

  • User-Interface (UI) Design 
  • Persuasive Technology (PT)
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Human-Automation Interaction 

Education:


M.A.Sc. Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo
B.S. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Product Design, and Marketing, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space
Location: 
EC4 2nd floor

Mahzar joins us after completing a Masters degree in the ITWIL lab.  Mahzar will be running various studies and contributing to research in Fall 2018.