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Former Researchers 

Name

Details

   
Jessie Chin

Duration: 2016--2017

Current Position: Research Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jessie's LinkedIn Profile

Carlos Lucena

Duration:2016-2017

Current Position: Global Operators Manager at Eagle's Flight

Carlos's LinkedIn Profile

Dev Minotra

Duration: 2014-2016

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology

Dev's LinkedIn Profile

Yukio Horiguchi

Duration: 2010 - 2011

Current Position: Associate Professor at Kyoto University

Yukio's LinkedIn Profile

Yukio's Faculty Page

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Former PhD Students

Name

Details

Justin St-Maurice

Duration: 2012-2017 (part-time)

Current Position: Professor, Health Informatics, Conestoga College

Justin's LinkedIn Profile

Alessandro Jatoba

Duration: June 2014 - June 2015

Current Position: Lecturer at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ)

Research Interests:

  • Human factors issues in healthcare decision making
  • Modeling complex sociotechnical systems

Alessandro's LinkedIn Profile

Plinio Morita

Duration: September 2009 - May 2014

Current Position:

J.W. Graham Information Technology Emerging Leader Chair in Applied Health Informatics

Assistant Professor (status only), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Plinio's Internal Profile Page

Research Interests:

  • Trust Research (interpersonal trust, trust in automation, designing for trust)
  • Adaptive Interfaces
  • Multimodal Interfaces
  • Risk Management

Email: plinio.morita@uwaterloo.ca

Plinio's LinkedIn Profile

https://uwaterloo.ca/public-health-and-health-systems/people-profiles/plinio-pelegrini-morita

Tom Robinson

Duration: September 2008 - September 2013

Current Position: Software Engineer at Google

Tom's LinkedIn Profile

Maryam Ashoori

Duration: January 2009 - April 2012

Current Position: Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Centre NY

Maryam's LinkedIn Profile

Claire Davies

Duration: 2004 - 2008

Current Position: Assistant Professor at Queens University, Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Claire's LinkedIn Profile

Claires page at Queens

Email: claire.davies@queensu.ca

Claire's Personal Website

Research Interests: 

  • Development of assistive technology including computer interface design, understanding hand-eye movement asynchrony and access through EEG and EOG. 
  • Development of virtual rehabilitation systems for older people and individuals with balance impairment (stroke, cerebral palsy, hereditary spastic paraparesis). 
  • Biomechanics analysis for rehabilitation purposes. Current focus: hereditary spastic paraparesis and cerebral palsy.

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Former MASc Students 

Name

Details

Elizabeth Kittel

Duration: 2014-2016

Current Position: Human Factors Lead at Terrestrial Energy

Liz's LinkedIn Profile

Yeti Li

Duration: 2012-2013

Current Position: PhD student at AIDL

Yeti's LinkedIn Profile

Behzad Aghaei

Duration: 2010-2012

Current Position: Product Designer at Facebook

Behzad's LinkedIn Profile

Catherine Hay

Duration: 2011 

Current Position: Part-time Masters Student at the University of Waterloo; UX Program Manager at Blackberry

Catherine's LinkedIn Profile

Wayne Giang

Duration: May 2009 - April 2012

Current Position: PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, Human Factors and Applied Statistics Lab.

Wayne's LinkedIn Profile

Email: wayne.giang@mail.utoronto.ca

Research Interests: 

  • Decision making
  • Uncertainty representation
  • Emergency transport
  • Multimodal interfaces
Sabrina Luehrs

Duration: 2010 - 2011

Current Position: Masters Student at the University of Twente, Netherlands

Sabrina's LinkedIn Profile

Adam Euerby

Duration: May 2009 - October 2011

Current Position: Senior product designer at FairVentures

Adam's LinkedIn Profile

Jennifer H.W. Jeon

Duration: May 2006 - April 2008

Current Position: Patient Safety Specialist at St. Michael's Hospital

Jennifer's LinkedIn Profile

Roshanak Moradi Nadimian

Duration: September 2003 - November 2007

Current Position: Human Factors Designer at Candu Energy Inc. 

Roshanak's LinkedIn Profile

Huei-Yen (Winnie) Chen

Duration: 2005 - 2007

Current Position: Post Doctorate Fellow at the University of Toronto 

Winnie's LinkedIn Profile

Jordanna Kwok

Duration: January 2004 - August 2006

Current Position: Senior UI Engineer at Netflix

Jordanna's LinkedIn Profile

Yukari (Carrie) Enomoto

Duration: September 2004 - October 2006

Current Position: Team Lead, Clinical Applications at The Hospital for Sick Children 

Carrie's LinkedIn Profile

Munira Jessa

Duration: 2004 - 2005

Current Position: Senior project manager at Alberta Health Services

Munira's LinkedIn Profile

Ed Barsalou

Duration: 2003 - 2005

Current Position: Founder at Arici Systems Limited; Sessional Professor at Conestoga College, Waterloo

Ed's LinkedIn Profile

Brian Mekdeci

Duration: 2003 - 2005

Current Position: Consultant

Brian's LinkedIn Profile

Danny Ho 

Duration: 2002 - 2004

Current Position: Innovation Activator at LCBO

Danny's LinkedIn Profile

Angela Garabet

Duration: 2002 - 2004

Current Position: Research Associate at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety 

Shelley Ying Zhou

Duration: September 2002 - January 2004

Current Position: Systems Engineer at Queens University

Shelley's LinkedIn Profile

Olivier St-Cyr

Duration: 2000 - 2002

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Olivier's faculty page

Johnson Kuo

Duration: 1999 - 2000

Current Position: User Experience Design Specialist at Agfa Healthcare 

Johnson's LinkedIn Profile

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Former Undergraduate Research Assistants

Name

Details

Colette McKee Duration: September 2017-
Sarah Young Duration: September 2017-
Lillian Do

Duration: September 2015 - December 2015

Ji Min Kim

Duration: September 2015 - December 2015

Melissa Lynett

Duration: January 2015 - May 2015 

Current Position: Systems Design Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests: 

  • Display Design in Financial Monitoring
  • Exploratory Oculus Rift Virtual Reality
Siddhanth Unnithan

Duration: January 2015 - May 2015

Current Position: Systems Design Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests:

  • Human Factors Issues in Financial Decision Making
  • Web Application Development
  • Neural Engineering

Siddhanth's LinkedIn Profile

Geoff Corvera

Duration: January 2014 - August 2014

Current Position: Systems Design Engineering student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests:

  • UX Design
  • Usability Testing 
  • Human Factors Issues in Financial Decision Making

Geoff's LinkedIn Profile

Annie Cho

Duration: January 2010 - April 2010

Current Position: User Researcher at the University of Waterloo

Annie's LinkedIn Profile

Julianne Kline

Duration: January 2010 - May 2010

Current Position: Systems Engineer at National Instruments

Julianne's LinkedIn Profile

Candy Hoi Mei Wong

Duration: May 2009 - August 2009

Current Position: Program Manager, Microsoft

Candy's LinkedIn Profile

Albert Chen

Current Position: PhD Candidate (Advanced Micro-/Nano-Devices Lab, Department of Systems Design Engineering) at the University of Waterloo 

Albert's LinkedIn Profile

Adrian Spanu

Current Position: Researcher and Student at Stanford University 

Adrian's LinkedIn Profile

Jackie Tappan

Current Position: Human Systems Engineering at GE Oil & Gas 

Jackie's LinkedIn Profile

Vincent Ho Duration: 2005 - 2006
Dan Pajek

Duration: May 2005 - August 2005

Current Position: Graduate Student at Sunnybrook Research Institute

Dan's LinkedIn Profile

Devin Koopmans Duration: 2003 - 2004
Janna (Hickson) Cameron

Current Position: Senior Usability Specialist , Team Lead at Desire2Learn

Janna's LinkedIn Profile

Laura Thompson Sievers

Duration: May 2000 - August 2000

Current Position: Human Factors Engineering at Acuite

Laura's LinkedIn Profile

Ryan Grant

Current Position: Electrical Engineer at JL Richards & Associates Ltd.

Ryan's LinkedIn Profile

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Former Co-op Students

Name

Details

Colette McKee Duration: May 2017-August 2017
Sarah Young Duration: May 2017-August 2017
Aaron Claskly

Duration: January 2015 - May 2015

Current Position: Nanotechnology Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests: 

  • Smart City Project with Mentis-Services
  • Role of Display Designs on Performance in Financial Monitoring
Aditya Dahiya

Duration: January 2015 - May 2015

Current Position: Computer Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests: 

  • Display Design in Financial Monitoring
Melissa Lynett

Duration: September 2014 - December 2014

Current Position: Systems Design Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests: 

  • Display Design in Financial Monitoring
  • Exploratory Oculus Rift Virtual Reality
Siddhanth Unnithan

Duration: January 2014 - May 2014

Current Position: Systems Design Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests:

  • Human Factors Issues in Financial Decision Making
  • Web Application Development
  • Neural Engineering

Siddhanth's LinkedIn Profile

Aditya Junnarkar

Duration: May 2014 - August 2014

Current Position: Mechatronics Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Research Interests: 

  • Electro-mechanical design of sensors and actuators
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • Pattern analysis

Aditya's LinkedIn Profile

Gavin Luo

Duration: 2012 - 2012

Current Position: Undergraduate Student at the University of Waterloo 

Tim Rodgers

Duration: June 2011 - August 2011

Current Position: Undergraduate Student 

Shelly Guo

Duration: June 2011 - August 2011

Current Position: Undergraduate Student

Sharaf Rizvi Duration: January 2011 - August 2011
Abhiram Bojadla

Duration: January 2011 - April 2011

Current Position: Computer Engineering Student at the University of Waterloo

Abhiram's LinkedIn Profile

Fiona Chui

Duration: January 2010 - April 2010

Current Position: Mechanical Lead, Mixed Martial Arts Smart Trainer (Fourth year Capstone Design Project)

Fiona's LinkedIn Profile

Hojoon Lee

Duration: 2010 - 2010

Current Position: Undergraduate Student, Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo

Hojoon's LinkedIn Profile

Sathya Santhakumaran

Duration: January 2010 - April 2010

Current Position: Business Analyst II at Telus

Sathya's LinkedIn Profile

Christopher Soon

Duration: 2010 - 2010

Current Position: Chief Developer at BuzzBuzzHome Corp.

Christopher's LinkedIn Profile

Deon Jajalla

Duration: May 2009 - August 2009

Current Position: Undergraduate Student at the University of Waterloo

Bryan Smith

Duration: September 2008 - December 2008

Current Position: Co-Founder at TrendRadius

Bryan's LinkedIn Profile

Curtis Saunders

Duration: 2005 - 2006

Current Position: EIT and IT Manager at L&M Engineering Limited 

Curtis' LinkedIn Profile

David Bristow

Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow at The Centre for Resilience of Critical Infrastructure, University of Toronto; Co-founder of Carbon Neutral City Planner 

David's LinkedIn Profile

Ian Tien

Current Position: Co-Founder of SpinPunch

Ian's LinkedIn Profile

Scott Griffiths  
Signe Bray

Current Position: Assistant Professor at the Department of Radiology, University of Calgary 

Signe's LinkedIn Profile

Sylvia Ng

VP of Growth and Analytics at ScribbleLive, Toronto

Sylvia Ng's LinkedIn Profile

Wayne Chang

Current Position: Associate, Strategic Sourcing & Tech Transactions Group, Information Technology & Data Privacy Group at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Wayne's LinkedIn Profile

Ben Tshin  
Antonio Rodriguez  
Victor Liepnik  
Pascale Proulx

Current: Sr. Visualization Researcher at Oculus Info Inc

Pascale's LinkedIn Profile

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