Past Projects & Partners

2020/2021

View this year's student videos below! Theses were presented at the DFP Design Showcase on May 19th.

Motivating COVID-19 Misinformation Acknowledgement on Instagram

Faculty Consultant: Luanne Sinnamon (iSchool)
Students:
Abiramy Kuganesan (CS)
Hannah Elbaggari (CS)
Oloff Biermann (CS)
Eleanor Ren (iSchool)
Jin Wen (Psychology)

Data Visualization for Teens with Chronic Pain

Faculty Consultants: Tim Oberlander (Pediatrics & School of Population and Public Health), Katelynn Boerner (Pediatrics), Karon MacLean (Computer Science)
Students:
Unma Desai (CS)
Devarsh Bhonde (Civil Engineering)
Haomiao Zhang (Mechanical Engineering)
Katra Farah (Curriculum and Pedagogy)
Rubia Guerra (CS)

Onboarding with Ease: A Tool for Settlement Organizations Onboarding New Employees

Faculty Consultants: Suzanne Huot (Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, UBC)
Students:
Atieh Razavi Yekta (OSOT)
Chelsea Palmer (iSchool)
Faqia Iqbal (CS)
Kim Correa (iSchool)
Michael Yin (CS)

Digitizing KidsAction Coaching: A Web App to Support Home-Based Physical Activity for Children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Faculty Consultants: Stephanie Glegg (Occupational Science & Occupation Therapy, UBC) and Liisa Holsti (OSOT, UBC)
Students:
Anika Sayara (CS)
Jane Jun (iSchool)
Jessica Wilkin (iSchool)
Kattie Sepehri (CS)
Preeti Vyas (CS)

2019/2020

LlamaZoo

Enhancing communication & facilitation of VR experiences in collaborative settings between HMD users and non-users 
Partner Liaison: Dr.Li Ji (Research Lead, LlamaZoo Interactive Inc.)
Faculty Mentor: Robert Xiao
Students:
Mint Tanprasert (CS)
Anna Lin (iSchool)
Ege Unlu (CS)
Oliver Jacobs (Psychology)

Microsoft Research

Designing for Getting "Unstuck" 
Partner Liaison: Dr.Shamsi Iqbal (Principal Researcher, Information and Data Sciences Group)
Faculty Mentor: Alan Kingstone
Students:
Rebecca Kenny (Medicine)
Zakir Suleman (iSchool)
Kevin Chow (CS)
Azadeh Mokhberi (ECE) 

BC Centre for Disease Control 

Redesigning an Online STI Risk Calculator
Partner Liaison: Mark Gilbert (Medical Director of Clinical Prevention Services) & Heather Pedersen
Faculty Mentor: Mike Van der Loos
Students:
Thalia Otamendi (Medicine)
Winnie Li (iSchool)
Sang-Wha Sien (CS)
Frances Sin (ECE) 

OceanCanada Abstract

OceanCanada

Bridging the Knowledge Ocean: Knowledge Translation for the OceanCanada Initiative
Partner Liaison: Duncan Burnside (Web/Data Manager, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries) & Dr.Anne Marie Goodfellow (Project Coordinator, Ocean Canada) 
Faculty Mentor: Luanne Sinnamon
Students:
Rodrigo Jose dos Santos (iSchool)
Marina Botnaru (iSchool)
Delun Chen (MECH)
Francis Nguyen (CS)

2018/2019 

View this year's student videos below! These were presented at the DFP Design Showcase on May 1st.

Provincial Health Services Authority

CompaReport
Partner Liaison: Sabrina Wong (Director, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research)
Faculty Mentor: Leanne Currie
Students:
Abdulai Abdul-Fatawu (Nursing)
Billy Augustine (iSchool)
Hanieh Shakeri (CS)
Natalya Lebedeva (iSchool)

WeatherBug

Error Handling for Voice User Assistants
Partner Liaison: Sarah Main (Director of Product)
Faculty Mentor: Sid Fels
Students:
Nick Hetherington (MECH)
Anna Offenwanger (CS)
Mohi Reza (CS)

Tableau

Finding Vizzes on Tableau Server
Partner Liaison: Eric Brochu (Machine Learning Engineer), Mya Warren (Data Scientist)
Faculty Mentor: Tamara Munzner
Students:
Ashish Chopra (CS)
Steve Kasica (CS)
Gustavo Tsay (Civil Eng)
Limor Tamim (iSchool)

2017/2018

Mozilla

Partner Liaison: Kamyar Ardekani (Senior User Experience Researcher)
Faculty Mentor: Joanna McGrenere
Students:
Amelia Cole (iSchool)
Borke Obada-Obieh (ECE)
Shareen Mahmud (CS)
Taslim Arefin (CS)

Samsung

Partner Liaison: Rock Leung (UX Researcher)
Faculty Mentor: Karon MacLean
Students:
Julian Benavides (ECE)
Soheil Kianzad (CS)
Yelim Kim (CS)
Yue Huang (ECE)

Tableau

Partner Liaison: Ken Wong (Director, Product Development)
Faculty Mentor: Tamara Munzner
Students:
Hayley Guillou (CS)
Michael Oppermann (CS)
Vanessa Figueiredo (iSchool)

 

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We acknowledge the support of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
Cette recherche a été financée par le Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG).