Janet X. Chen

HCI & UX Researcher

Curriculum Vitae


Last updated: May 2022.

Education

Ph.D Information Science, Cornell University (2020-2025)
Committee: Malte Jung, Karen Levy, Aditya Vashistha

B.A. Computer Science and Economics, University of British Columbia
Research advisors: Joanna McGrenere, Dongwook Yoon

Publications

Trauma-Informed Computing: Towards Safer Technology Experiences for All
Janet X. Chen,* Allison McDonald,* Yixin Zou,* Emily Tseng, Kevin A. Roundy, Acar Tamersoy, Florian Schaub, Thomas Ristenpart, Nicola Dell
ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 2022
* indicates shared first authorship

What Happens After Death? Using a Design Workbook to Understand User Expectations for Preparing their Data
Janet X. Chen, Francesco Vitale, Joanna McGrenere
ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 2021
Best Paper Honorable Mention Award (top 5%)

Data Dashboard: Exploring Centralization and Customization in Personal Data Curation
Francesco Vitale, Janet X. Chen, Will Odom, Joanna McGrenere
Designing Interactive Systems Conference, June 2020

Workshop Papers

Pregnancy and the Covid-19 Pandemic: Designing for New Vulnerabilities
Janet X. Chen, Qian Yang
Workshop on Designing for New Forms of Vulnerability
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 2021

Fellowships and Awards

2022 – Public Interest Technology @ Cornell Tech Fellowship 2021 – Canada Doctoral Postgraduate Fellowship, NSERC
2021 – CHI Best Paper Honorable Mention
2020 – Computer Science Entrance Fellowship, Cornell University
2020 – Undergraduate Summer Research Award, NSERC
2019 – Undergraduate Summer Research Award, NSERC