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HCIL members publish 19 papers, win multiple awards at CHI 2023

April 6th, 2023

The 2023 ACM conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI) features contributions from a large number of HCIL members. Congratulations to the 15 HCIL faculty and 17 students who had papers, workshops, and SIGs (special interest groups) accepted at this year’s conference.

We extend a special congratulations to the three papers that received honorable mentions (top 5% of all submissions) and the two papers that received a best paper award (top 1% of all submissions).

Below is the full list of accepted contributions featuring HCIL members.


  • A Method to the Madness: Applying an Intersectional Analysis of Structural Oppression and Power in HCI and Design (Authors: Sheena Erete, Yolanda Rankin, Jakita Thomas) [program link]
  • Accessible Data Representation with Natural Sound (Authors: Md Naimul Hoque, Md Ehtesham Ul Hoque, Niklas Elmqvist, Syed Billah) [program link]
  • Through Their Eyes and In Their Shoes: Providing Group Awareness During Collaboration Across Virtual Reality and Desktop Platforms (Authors: David Saffo, Andrea Batch, Cody Dunne, Niklas Elmqvist) [program link]
  • Perceptual Pat: A Virtual Human Visual System for Iterative Visualization Design (Authors: Sungbok Shin, Sanghyun Hong, Niklas Elmqvist) [program link]
  • Augmenting Scientific Creativity with an Analogical Search Engine (Authors: Hyeonsu B. Kang and Xin Qian and Tom Hope and Dafna Shahaf and Joel Chan and Aniket Kittur) [program link]
  • [Honorable Mention]Code Code Evolution: Understanding How People Change Data Science Notebooks Over Time (Authors: Deepthi Raghunandan, Aayushi Roy, Shenzhi Shi, Niklas Elmqvist, Leilani Battle) [program link]
  • [Best Paper] Understanding Context to Capture when Reconstructing Meaningful Spaces for Remote Instruction and Connecting in XR (Authors: Hanuma Teja Maddali and Amanda Lazar) [program link]
  • Studying the Effect of AI Code Generators on Supporting Learners in Introductory Programming ( (Authors: Kazemitabaar, M., Chow, J., Ka To Ma, C., Ericson, B., Weintrop, D. & Grossman, T.) [program link]
  • Responsible & Inclusive Cards: An Online Card Tool to Promote Critical Reflection in Technology Industry Work Practices (Authors: Salma Elsayed-Ali, Sara Berger, Vagner Figueredo de Santana, ‪Juana Catalina Becerra Sandoval) [program link]
  • [Honorable Mention]Toucha11y: Making Inaccessible Public Touchscreens Accessible (Authors: Jiasheng Li, Zeyu Yan, Arush Shah, Jonathan Lazar, Huaishu Peng) [program link]
  • Decorative, Evocative, and Uncanny: Reactions on Ambient-to-Disruptive Health Notifications via Plant-Mimicking Shape-Changing Interfaces (Authors: Jarrett Lee, Bongshin Lee, Eun Kyoung Choe) [program link]
  • Studying Exploration & Long-Term Use of Voice Assistants by Older Adults (Authors: Pooja Upadhyay, Sharon Heung, Shiri Azenkot, Robin Brewer) [program link]
  • Haptic-Captioning: Using Audio-Haptic Interfaces to Enhance Speaker Indication in Real-Time Captions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Viewers (Authors: Yiwen Wang, Ziming Li, Pratheep Kumar Chelladurai, Wendy Dannels, Tae Oh, and Roshan Peiris) [program link]
  • Contributing to Accessibility Datasets: Reflections on Sharing Study Data by Blind People (Authors: Rie Kamikubo, Kyungjun Lee, Hernisa Kacorri) [program link]
  • Supporting Novices Author Audio Descriptions via Automatic Feedback (Authors: Rosiana Natalie, Joshua Tseng, Hernisa Kacorri, Kotaro Hara) [program link]
  • [Best Paper] Deceptive Design Patterns in Safety Technologies: A Case Study of the Citizen App (Authors: Ishita Chordia, Lena-Phuong Tran, Tala Tayebi, Emily Parrish, Sheena Erete, Jason Yip, Alexis Hiniker) [program link]
  • [Honorable Mention]Understanding Personal Data Tracking and Sensemaking Practices for Self-Directed Learning in Non-classroom and Non-computer-based Contexts (Authors: Ethan Rong, Morgana Mo Zhu, Ge Gao, Zhicong Lu) [program link]
  • Understanding the Perception of Human Augmentation: A Mixed-Method Study (Authors: Steeven Villa, Jonathan Lazar, Jasmin Niess, Albrecht Schmidt, Takuro Nakao, Tonja Machulla) [program link]
  • Just Do Something: Comparing Self-proposed and Machine-recommended Stress Interventions among Online Workers with Home Sweet Office (Authors: Xin Tong, Matthew Louis Mauriello, Marco Antonio Mora-Mendozam, Nina Prabhu, Jane Paik Kim, Pablo E Paredes Castro) [program link]


Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

  • Developing Participatory Methods to Consider the Ethics of Emerging Technologies for Children (organizing team includes Tammy Clegg and Beth Bonsignore)
  • Human-centered responsible artificial intelligence: Current & future trends (organizing team includes Jessica Vitak)