Jaime Snyder, co-PI Julia Parrish, and Senior Personnel Clarita Lefthand Begay received a $900,000 ($485,605 to iSchool) NSF CISE Human Centered Computing Grant for the project “Grounded Visualization Design to Support Community-Engaged Biodiversity Identification.”
Melanie Walsh received a $150,000 Responsible Computing Challenge Award from Mozilla for her project “Responsible Datasets in Context: Collaboratively Designing for Ethical Humanities Data Education.”
Chirag Shah was awarded the 2023 AAHSL/GIR Nina Matheson Lecture Award by the Association of Academic Health Sciences Librarians (AAHSL).
Chirag Shah gave two keynotes:
- “Generative AI and the Future of Information Access” at the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM).
- “Task Focused IR in the Era of Generative AI” at the ACM MMIR Workshop on Deep Multimodal Learning for Information Retrieval.
Aylin Caliskan gave a keynote on Artificial Intelligence, Bias, and Ethics at the Artificial Intelligence in Health Professions Education Symposium hosted by UW’s School of Medicine.
Jaime Snyder and co-authors John S Seberger, Hyesun Choung, and MR Prabu David’s paper “Better Living Through Creepiness? Identifying and Exploring a Contradiction Between Well-Being Apps and Affective Discomfort in App Culture” will be published in the Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction: CSCW 2024.
Jaime Snyder and co-authors Benamin Buck, Mary Wingerson, Erica Whiting, Maria Monroe-DeVita, and Dror Ben-Zeev published their paper “User-centered development of Bolster, an mHealth intervention for early psychosis caregivers: Needs assessment, prototyping, and field trial” in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) Mental Health.
Jaime Snyder and co-authors Lola Kola, Anna Larsen, Seth Asafo, Dzifa Attah, Alexa Beaulieu, Jonathan Gavi, Kevin Hallgren, Arya Kadakia, Kwadwo Obeng, Sammy Ohene, Angela Ofori-Atta, and Dror Ben-Zeev published their paper “Developing the West African Digital Mental Health Alliance (WADMA)” in Nature Medicine.
Aylin Caliskan and first-author Sourojit Ghosh published “Person' == Light-skinned, Western Man, and Sexualization of Women of Color: Stereotypes in Stable Diffusion” In Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: EMNLP 2023.
Aylin Caliskan and co-authors Isaac Slaughter, Craig Greenberg, and Reva Schwartz published their paper “Pre-trained Speech Processing Models Contain Human-Like Biases that Propagate to Speech Emotion Recognition” in Findings of the Association for Computational Linguistics: EMNLP 2023.
Annuska Zolyomi and Jaime Snyder presented their paper “Designing for Common Ground: Visually Representing Conversation Dynamics of Neurodiverse Dyads” at CSCW 2023 in Minneaopolis.
Melanie Walsh was invited to be a panelist at “Exploring the Anti-Ownership Ebook Economy” by NYU’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy where she spoke about her research on data brokers in the publishing industry.
Joseph T. Tennis gave a talk at the Association of Canadian Archivists titled "Metadata and the Archival Bond(s): Reconsidering the Technological Apparatus, What We Call It, and Where We Find It." (Charlottetown, PEI).
Mike Teodorescu’s co-innovation with Debbie Teodorescu, SurgiBox, was featured in TIME Magazine’s Top 200 Inventions of 2023.
Aylin Caliskan was interviewed by AIhub for a piece titled “Interview with Aylin Caliskan: AI, bias, and ethics” where she discussed bias in generative AI tools and associated research.
Aylin Calaskin and co-author Ria Kalluri’s work was summarized in the Washington Post article article “This is how AI image generators see the world: How AI is crafting a world where our worst stereotypes are realized, AI image generators like Stable Diffusion and DALL-E amplify bias in gender, race and beyond — despite efforts to detoxify the data fueling these results.”