Shuangyan Lei
M.S. (2010)

Currently: Software Engineer 

Notes & Awards:

  • Research Excellence Award

Henri Bai
M.S. (2012)


Currently: Software Engineer at Yelp


Nikolaus Karpinsky
M.S. (2011)

Currently: Software Engineer at Microsoft

Notes & Awards:

  • Research Excellence Award
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
  • HCI Student of the Year Award
  • Boeing Award for the Strongest HCI Research Contribution in Journals
  • HCI Graduate Research Fellowship

Laura Ekstrand
M.S. (2012)

Currently: Software engineer

Notes & Awards:

  • Dean's Fellowship

    Nikolaus Karpinsky
    Ph.D. (2013) & M.S. (2011)

    Currently: Software Engineer at Microsoft

    Notes & Awards:

    • Research Excellence Award
    • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
    • HCI Student of the Year Award
    • Boeing Award for the Strongest HCI Research Contribution in Journals
    • HCI Graduate Research Fellowship

    Yajun Wang
    Ph.D. (2013)

    Currently: Researcher at Chinese Academy of Science, Chengdu, China

    Notes & Awards:

    • Research Excellence Award

    Beiwen Li
    M.S. (2014)

    Currently: Assistant Professor at Iowa State University

    Notes & Awards:

    • SPIE Educational Scholarship, SPIE
    • Lambert Teaching Fellowship, Purdue University

    Tyler Bell
    M.S. (2014)

    Currently: Ph.D. candiate at Purdue University

    Notes & Awards:

    • Research Excellence Award

    Chen Gong
    Non-thesis M.S. (2016)

    Currently: Software engineer


    Beiwen Li
    Ph.D. (2017)

    Currently: Assistant Professor at Iowa State University

    Notes & Awards:

    • SPIE Educational Scholarship, SPIE
    • Lambert Teaching Fellowship, Purdue University