Service

Professional Service: Committee Positions

  • PC Member, Conference on the Impact of Pen and Touch Technology in Education, 2017
  • PC Member, ACM Symposium on User Interfaces and Software Technology, 2017
  • Local Arrangements Chair, ACM Symposium on User Interfaces and Software Technology, 2017
  • PC Member, Graphics Interface, 2017
  • PC Member, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2017
  • HCI Track Committee Member, Grace Hopper Conference, 2016
  • Late-Breaking Work PC Member, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2016
  • Session Chair, Graphics Interface, 2015
  • PC Member, International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2015
  • Works-In-Progress PC Member, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2014-2015

Professional Service: Reviewing Recognition

  • ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology Exceptional Review, 2016
  • ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play Exceptional Review, 2016
  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Exceptional Review, 2015

Professional Service: Reviewing

  • ACM SIGCHI Conference on Designing Interactive Systems, 2017
  • ACM SIGCHI Interaction Design and Children, 2015-2017
  • ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition, 2015, 2017
  • International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 2016
  • IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 2016
  • ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, 2013-2016
  • Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2009-2010, 2016
  • SIGGRAPH Asia, 2016
  • Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 2016
  • ACM Symposium on User Interfaces and Software Technology, 2011-2016
  • SIGGRAPH, 2016
  • ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems, 2015-2016
  • ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for Television and Online Video, 2015-2016
  • Graphics Interface, 2015-2016
  • ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 2015-2016
  • ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2014-2016
  • International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, 2014-2016
  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2008-2016
  • ACM SIGCHI Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play, 2014-2016
  • Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, 2014
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Virtual Reality Conference, 2010
  • Web Information Systems and Technologies Conference, 2009

Professional Service: Student Volunteering

  • 23rd International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, 2014
  • ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2012, 2013
  • American Association for Corpus Linguistics Conference, 2009
  • ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology, 2009
  • Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, 2009

Institutional Service

  • Graduate Representative on the General Faculty Council Academic Appeals Committee, 2008 – 2012
    • Adjudicated academic or practicum appeals brought before the academic appeals committee and assisted in the writing of the committee’s decision documents
  • Councillor-At-Large on University of Alberta Graduate Students’ Association, 2010 – 2011
    • Attended graduate student meetings and advocated for Computing Science students’ needs on campus
  • Graduate Representative on the Science Faculty Council, 2009 – 2011
    • Attended meetings with faculty from across campus to advocate for graduate student rights within the Faculty of Science
  • Member of the Graduate Student’s Association Grant Selection Committee, 2009 – 2011
    • Adjudicated graduate student scholarship and grant applications
  • University of Alberta Representative on the Alberta Graduate Council, 2009 – 2010
    • Attended Provincial graduate student meetings and advocated for University of Alberta and Computing Science students’ needs within the province
  • Alternate Computing Science Councillor, University of Alberta Graduate Students’ Association, 2009 – 2010
    • Attended graduate student meetings and advocated for Computing Science students’ needs on campus

Department Service

  • Mentor and supervisor of 2 Undergraduate Toronto Research Experience in Computer Science students researchers in the DGP Lab, University of Toronto, 2015
    • Developed a research-focused project of mutual interest
    • Met with students on a daily basis to answer questions and assess progress
    • Handled inter-personal issues between students and fellow colleagues
    • Oversaw the acquisition of necessary equipment and supplies for their projects
  • Volunteer for University of Alberta Women In Technology, Young Scientists Conference, and Women in Science, Engineering, Scholarship, and Technology conferences, 2006 – 2014
    • Created computing science-based student activities appropriate for elementary, junior high, or high school students
    • Organized volunteers for activities
    • Lead student activities designed to teach introductory computing science concepts and encourage (female) students to enter into STEM fields
  • Volunteer for various University of Alberta Computing Science presentations, demonstrations, and open houses in the Advanced Man Machine Interface and Software Engineering Labs, 2006 – 2014
    • Helped setup demonstration booths and acted as a representative for the department
    • Scheduled and recruited volunteers for lab-based demonstrations
    • Travelled to various locations around Edmonton to talk about my research and my experiences as a woman in computing science
    • Demonstrated my, and my lab’s, research to visitors and the media
  • Mentor and supervisor of 9 University of Alberta Women in Scholarship, Engineering, Science, and Technology Students, 2006 – 2011
    • Developed a research-focused project of mutual interest that matched their skill sets
    • Met with students on a daily basis to answer questions and assess progress
    • Created project-specific tutorials to teach necessary skills and concepts
    • Organized group activities and field trips around campus
    • Handled inter-personal issues between students and fellow colleagues
  • Supervisor and research mentor for 6 University of Alberta Department of Computing Science High School Internship Program students, 2006 – 2011
    • Developed a research-focused project of mutual interest that matched their skill sets
    • Met with students on a daily basis to answer questions and assess progress
    • Created project-specific tutorials to teach necessary skills and concepts
    • Organized group activities and field trips around campus
    • Handled inter-personal issues between students and fellow colleagues
  • Judge at Northern Alberta FIRST LEGO League Competition, 2011
    • Provided anonymous feedback and judged student projects
  • Judge at local and regional Elementary and Junior High science fairs, 2009 – 2011
    • Provided face-to-face and anonymous feedback about student projects
  • Mentor for University of Alberta Computing Science Department, 2006 – 2008
    • Assisted and gave graduate students advice during their transition to the department, province, and country during their first year of graduate school

Supervision Experience

  • Lakier, M. Undergraduate Student, 2015, 2016
  • Li, F. Undergraduate Student, 2015
  • Chan, M. High School Student, 2015
  • Maamari, R. High School Student, 2015
  • Chagger, G. High School Student, 2010, 2011
  • Chang, P. High School Student, 2011
  • Brown, A. High School Student, 2010
  • Brown, L. High School Student, 2010
  • Cheek, B. High School Student, 2009, 2010
  • Lawrance, H. High School Student, 2010
  • Chan, M. High School Student, 2009
  • Koetter, E. High School Student, 2009
  • Sheil, D. High School Student, 2009
  • Hall, M. High School Student, 2008
  • Lam, J. High School Student, 2007
  • Kravetz, J. High School Student, 2007
  • Annett, J. High School Student, 2006