In the HawCHI Lab, we focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies that support quality of life for people from a variety of age groups and abilities. Specifically, we focus on health, wellness, creativity, collaboration and information access using mainstream technologies.

People

Flannery Currin

Flannery Currin

Flannery Currin is a computer science PhD student co-advised by Kyle Rector and Juan Pablo Hourcade. She conducts research on technologies to enhance children's executive functions.

 

TJ B Grimes

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Juan Pablo Hourcade

Juan Pablo Hourcade

Juan Pablo Hourcade is an Associate Professor at The University of Iowa's Department of Computer Science and Director of Graduate Studies for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Informatics. His main area of research is Human-Computer Interaction, with a focus on the design, implementation and evaluation of technologies that support creativity, collaboration, well-being, healthy development, and information access for a variety of users, including children and older adults.

 

Cassidy Kilcoin

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Jeehan Malik

Jeehan Malik

Jeehan Malik is a computer science PhD student advised by Prof. Kyle Rector. She conducts research on street-crossing simulations and designs technology to make street-crossing safer for older adults and uses deep learning and computer vision to make aerobics exercises accessible for people with visual impairments.

 

Summer Schmuecker

ICRU Fellow and Undergraduate Research Assistant