Svetlana “Lana” Yarosh is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science & Engineering Department at University of Minnesota. Her research in HCI focuses on embodied interaction in social computing systems. Lana is currently most proud of getting both the NSF CRII and the NSF CAREER awards, of her best papers at CHI 2013 and CSWC 2014, and of receiving the McKnight Land Grant Professorship. Lana has two Bachelors of Science from University of Maryland (in Computer Science and Psychology), a Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Institute of Technology, and two years of industry research experience with AT&T Labs Research.
- Mar 13th: My student’s paper on matchmaking technologies in conservative cultures has been accepted to DIS 2017!
- Feb 1st: I have received the NSF CAREER award!
- Feb 1st: I have received the McKnight Land Grant Professorship!
- Jan 16th: JMIR paper on participatory design of positive computing technologies with children is now live!
- Nov 29th: My work with local recovery communities gets a mention in the Magazine of the College of Education and Human Development.
- Nov 21st: I gave a talk at University of Maryland’s HCIL brown bag lunch!
- Oct 28th: I am leading the “Using Media” panel at TMCD!
- Sep 6th: Paper on online video AA meetings accepted to CSCW 2017!
- Aug 26th: I’m quoted about kids and tech on Minnesota Public Radio!