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Parmit Chilana

Assistant Professor, Management Sciences

Professor Chilana has disciplinary training in Information Science and Computer Science and has worked on a variety of research projects in HCI. Parmit ChilanaFor her dissertation, she invented LemonAid, a novel crowdsourced contextual approach for software applications. She also co-founded AnswerDash, a venture-funded startup company from Washington that is commercializing LemonAid's help approach. She was a recipient of Facebook's PhD Fellowship (one of 5 inaugural winners in 2010) and Canada's Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Award. She has previously worked at Princeton University as a programmer and has collaborated with researchers at Facebook, Autodesk Research and Washington's School of Medicine.

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pchilana@uwaterloo.ca

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University of Waterloo

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