I am an assistant professor at the School of Information Systems and Technology in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University (SJSU). Before joining SJSU, I was a postdoctoral researcher working with Prof. Yunan Chen and Prof. Gloria Mark at Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). My research interests include human-computer interaction, computer supported collaborative work, health informatics, information security and privacy.
I received my Ph.D. in Computer and Communication Sciences from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. My supervisor was Dr. Pearl Pu, the director of Human Computer Interaction Group. Before that, I received my Master's degrees in Security and Mobile Computing from both Aalto University in Finland and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Norway and Bachelor's degree in Information Security from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China. While in Finland, I was a research intern in the headquarter of Nokia Research Center in Helsinki.
Aug. 2018. Joined School of Information Systems and Technology (SISTECH) at San Jose State University (SJSU). Proud and honored to be a member of the SISTECH family!
July 2018. Served as Program Committee member for CSCW 2018 Interactive Posters.
July 2018. Paper with Xipei, collaborators from Tu/e and Pearl titled "HealthSit: Designing Posture-Based Interaction to Promote Exercise during Fitness Breaks" accepted by International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction.
June 2018. Paper collaborated with Kingsley, Yunan, Kai, Steve accepted at AMIA 2018: "Recovery in My Lens: A Study on Stroke Vlogs".
Apr. 2018. A paper titled "A Survey on Network Security-Related Data Collection Technologies" with Huaqing, Zheng, Lifang accepted by IEEE Access.
- Our study on happiness and smartphone photography has received some attention from the media, e.g., KPCC, KCBS, CBS Los Angeles, the HuffingtonPost, MSN, Yahoo, MedicalResearch, and many other international radio programs.
- Mon smartphone me coache (My personal coach on smartphone). RTS Un, Swiss public television channel. 2012.
- Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship from Swiss National Science Foundation. 2015.
- Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from European Consortium. 2008-2010.