UMSI researchers recognized with 3 Best Paper awards at 2019 CHI Conference

By | March 18, 2019
CHI 2019 Glasgow UK, May 4-9. Weaving the threads of CHI

U-M School of Information faculty and PhD students have earned three Best Paper and five Honorable Mention designations at the 2019 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Best Paper awards go to the top one percent of accepted papers at ACM CHI, the premiere international conference on Human-Computer Interaction. This year’s conference takes place May 4-9 in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Best Paper winners: 

  • “Online grocery delivery services: An opportunity to address food disparities in transportation-scarce areas,” by assistant professor Tawanna R Dillahunt and PhD student Sylvia Simioni. U-M LS&A student Xuecong Xu is also an author on this study.
  • “Increasing the Transparency of Research Papers with Explorable Multiverse Analyses,” by assistant professor Matthew Kay and graduate assistant Abhraneel Sarma. Fanny Chevalier, Pierre Dragicevic, and Yvonne Jansen are also authors on the study.
  • “AffinityLens: Data-Assisted Affinity Diagramming with Augmented Reality,” by PhD student Hariharan Subramonyam, and associate professor Eytan Adar. Steven Drucker of Microsoft is also an author on this study.