SDCL team in data science hackathon

Posted by on May 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Thomas and Christian teamed up with undergraduate students Sreeja, Sid, and Chris to develop a tool that helps visualize mobility patterns of devices and apps on the city of New York. More about our project here: Tool wiki Tired happy faces after coding for 28 hours straight.

Congratulations to Arturo Di Lecce!

Posted by on April 28, 2016 at 5:30 pm

Arturo recently defended and passed his MS thesis in crowd development!

Affinity diagram session!

Posted by on March 15, 2016 at 9:01 pm

We have just categorized a few dozen sketches produced by a crowd of designers.

Lee was awarded the IBM fellowship

Posted by on March 11, 2016 at 1:51 pm

Lee Martie (5th year Ph.D. student) was awarded the IBM fellowship. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study (more information can […]

Congratulations Dr. Gerald!

Posted by on March 6, 2016 at 2:58 pm

Gerald Bortis defended and passed his PhD Thesis dissertation titled “PorchLight: A Tag-based Approach to Bug Triaging”. The defense took place last Friday and the committee was formed by André van der Hoek (Chair), Crista Lopes and James Jones. Congratulations Dr. Gerald!

Congratulations, Sara!

Posted by on March 2, 2016 at 12:03 pm

Sara Triplett defended and passed her MS Thesis today. The tile of her talk was “Design Workspaces: Preserving and Recovering Meaning in Groups of Sketches” and the committee was formed by André van der Hoek (Chair), Marian Petre and James Jones. Congratulations Sara!

Crowdsourcing affinity diagrams (again!)

Posted by on February 25, 2016 at 5:48 pm

We redecorated the conference room! We have just categorized around 250 sketches the CrowdDesign team collected in their second and latest experiment. It took 2h for a crowd of five people to do the job! We all enjoyed pizza after the hard work.

New Scholarship

Posted by on January 20, 2016 at 5:44 pm

Congratulations to Consuelo López, who was recently granted the 2016 Miguel Velez scholarship.

Congratulations, Lee Martie!

Posted by on January 20, 2016 at 5:43 pm

Lee Martie defended and passed his PhD Topic Proposal on Tuesday. The tile of his talk was “Supporting Iterative Internet-Scale Code Search” and the committee was formed by André van der Hoek (Chair), Cristina Lopes and James Jones. Congratulations Lee!


Posted by on December 12, 2015 at 10:09 pm

A blast from the past. SimSE, developed by one of the very first graduate students of SDCL – Emily Navarro, continues to be popular. Check out some youtube videos of folks using it!