Dr Weibel is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego, and a Research Health Science Specialist at the VA San Diego Health System. His work on Human-Centered Computing is situated at the intersection of computer science, cognitive science and the health sciences. He is a computer scientist who investigates tools, techniques and infrastructure supporting the deployment of innovative interactive multimodal and tangible devices in context, and an ethnographer using novel methods for studying and quantifying the cognitive consequences of the introduction of this technology in everyday life. Read more…
Dr. Ali Sarvghad is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at UC San Diego. He is also affiliated with the UCSD DesignLab.
Ali earned his PhD in Computer Science from University of Victoria. His main research interests include visual analytics, information visualization, personal visualization, human-computer interaction and user experience. He is also interested in interdisciplinary research that bring psychological and cognitive sciences theories and principles into visual data analysis domain. His work on provenance investigates the use of analysis history for providing proximal cues for navigating information spaces. Read more…