Categories
Uncategorized

Starting a research internship at Snapchat

I will be joining the Snap Inc. Research team this fall 2020. My mentor will be Maarten Bos, Lead Research Scientist.

Categories
Uncategorized

CSCW 2020 Paper acceptance

Sharing some wonderful news – We have a paper accepted to CSCW 2020!! Congrats to lead author Diego Gómez-Zará and his co-authors Dr. Leslie DeChurch and Dr. Noshir Contractor.

The paper is titled “A Taxonomy of Team-Assembly Systems: Understanding How People Use Technologies to Form Teams.”

Categories
Uncategorized

NSF Dissertation Grant Award

Congratulations to Diego who is awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant through the Decision, Risk, and Management Sciences program! His research will focus on assembling teams supported by augmented intelligence, advised by Dr. Noshir Contractor.

Categories
Uncategorized

Awarded by Microsoft Research for my dissertation

I won a Microsoft Research Grant for his dissertation, “Using Online Team Recommender Systems to Form Diverse Teams!” The grant supports the research of underrepresented students in the field of computing who are finishing their doctoral degrees at North American universities. Recipients receive up to $25,000 for the research and the award rate is at 4%!

Read more about my research here and grant information here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/dissertation-grant/?fbclid=IwAR2VYL0evVbRhKPZ0-1IAivtLjCT18nynZgr7PEum3LsDYWuos8nsTyQETg#!grant-recipients

Categories
Uncategorized

Paper accepted at NCA

My paper “Do I know you? The effects of offline social capital in self-assembled teams online.” was accepted at the National Communication Conference.

Categories
Uncategorized

Received an Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2020

Congratulations to lead author, Diego Gómez-Zará, 4th year PhD candidate in Technology and Social Behavior (TSB) on receiving Honorable Mention Award at CHI 2020 for his paper “The Impact of Displaying Diversity Information on the Formation of Self-assembling Teams.”

This paper is co-authored with our data science intern, Mengzi Guo, undergraduate student with majors in Applied Mathematics and Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences, as well as Professor and Director Noshir Contractor, and Professor Leslie DeChurch.

Read more: https://chi2020.acm.org/for-attendees/chi-2020-best-papers-honourable-mentions/