© 2019 by Christine Dierk.

CV

Education

 

PhD Program in Computer Science [HCI]

Advisor: Eric Paulos, Berkeley Center for New Media

University of California, Berkeley, CA

July 2014 - exp. 2020

 

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and Math

Minor in Psychology

Elon University, Elon, NC

August 2010 - May 2014

Research Experience

Graduate Student Researcher, Hybrid Ecologies Lab

Advisor - Eric Paulos

UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Research Intern, Graphics Intelligence & Learning Lab

Advisors - Dr. Gavin Miller, TJ Rhodes

Adobe Research

Research Intern

Advisors - Scott Carter, Patrick Chiu, Tony Dunnigan, Don Kimber

FX Palo Alto Laboratory

Undergraduate Researcher, Honors Thesis

Advisor - Joel Hollingsworth

Elon University Computing Sciences

REU Intern, Berkeley Institute of Design

Advisor - Björn Hartmann

UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

REU Intern, Distributed and Adaptive Real-Time Systems Lab

Advisor - Christian Poellabauer

University of Notre Dame Computer Science and Engineering

Publications

Christine Dierk, Scott Carter, Patrick Chiu, Tony Dunnigan, and Don Kimber. Use Your Head! Exploring Interaction Modalities for Hat Technologies. In Proc. of DIS '19, ACM Press (2019). [25% acceptance].

Christine Dierk, Molly Jane Pearce Nicholas, and Eric Paulos. AlterWear: Battery-Free Wearable Displays for Opportunistic Interactions. In Proc. of CHI ’18, ACM Press (2018). [26% acceptance].

Christine Dierk, Sarah Sterman, Molly Jane Pearce Nicholas, and Eric Paulos. HäirIÖ: Human Hair as Interactive Material. In Proc. of TEI ’18, ACM Press (2018). [28% acceptance].

Christine Dierk, Tomás Vega Gálvez, and Eric Paulos. AlterNail: Ambient, Batteryless, Stateful, Dynamic Displays at your Fingertips. In Proc. of CHI ’17, ACM Press (2017). [25% acceptance].

Rundong Tian, Christine Dierk, Christopher Myers, and Eric Paulos. MyPart: Personal, Portable, Accurate, Airborne Particle Counting. In Proc. of CHI ’16, ACM Press (2016). [23% acceptance].

Patents

Portable Airborne Particle Counting Systems and Methods, (with Eric Paulos, Rundong Tian, and Chris Myers), U.S. Provisional Patent Application No.62/096,371, Dec 2014.

Selected Talks, Posters, & Demos

Christine Dierk, Molly Nicholas, and Eric Paulos. AlterWear: Battery-Free Wearable Displays for Opportunistic Interactions, demo at the Berkeley Center for New Media Fall Open House, Berkeley, CA (2018)

Christine Dierk. Wearables Should Transcend Cultural Norms and Practices, presentation at the CHI ’18 Workshop on (Un)Acceptable!?! -- Re-thinking the Social Acceptability of Emerging Technologies. Montreal QC, Canada (2018).

Christine Dierk, Sarah Sterman, Molly Nicholas, and Eric Paulos. HäirIÖ: Human Hair as Interactive Material, demo at the Berkeley Center for New Media Fall Open House, Berkeley, CA (2017 & 2018).

Christine Dierk and Bala Thoravi Kumaravel. EINSTEIN: E-Ink Nail Sensing Technology for Embodied INteractions, poster, technical talk, and demo at the Jacobs Winter Design Showcase, Berkeley, CA (2017).

Christine Dierk and Molly Nicholas. Cosmetic Computing, presentation at the SWARM Lab Fall Retreat, Berkeley, CA (2017).

Christine Dierk, Tomás Vega Gálvez, and Eric Paulos. AlterNail: Ambient, Batteryless, Stateful, Dynamic Displays at your Fingertips, demo at the Berkeley Center for New Media Fall Open House, Berkeley, CA (2016 & 2017).

Christine Dierk, Tomás Vega Gálvez, and Eric Paulos. AlterNail: Ambient, Batteryless, Stateful, Dynamic Displays at your Fingertips, poster and demo at the SWARM Lab Fall Retreat, Berkeley, CA (2016).

Ethan Chiou, Christine Dierk, Maggie George, Shana Hu, and Siqi Wang. Spark, poster at the Jacobs Spring Design Showcase, Berkeley, CA (2016).

Christine Dierk. Ukulele Fabrication, poster at the Jacobs Winter Design Showcase, Berkeley, CA (2015).

Rundong Tian, Christine Dierk, Christopher Myers, and Eric Paulos. MyPart: Personal, Portable, Accurate, Airborne Particle Counting, poster and demo at the Berkeley EECS Annual Research Symposium, Berkeley, CA (2015).

Christine Dierk, Zachary Gima, Maxwell Micali, and Anthony Sutardja. Punch, poster at the CITRIS Winter Design Showcase, Berkeley, CA (2014).

Christine Dierk, Kurtis Heimerl, and Björn Hartmann. Determining Proximity through High Frequency Emission and Detection, poster at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY (2014). 

Christine Dierk and Joel Hollingsworth. Real-Life Musical Composition through Virtual Means: A Mobile Application Controlled Ukulele-Playing Robot, technical talk at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Lexington, KY (2014).

Christine Dierk and Todd Lee. A Recursive Solution to Enumerating Directed Graphs, technical talk at the 9th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference, Greensboro, NC (2013).

Christine Dierk and Christian Poellabauer. Controlling an OSX Application through iOS and Kinect Input, poster at the Experimental Research on Wireless Networking poster session, South Bend, IN (2012).

Teaching Experience

 

Graduate Student Instructor, Critical Making, UC Berkeley

Graduate Student Instructor, Intro to Prototyping and Fabrication, UC Berkeley

Teaching Assistant, Intro to Electronics, Elon University

Service Experience

 

ACM User Interface Software and Technology (UIST '15) Student Volunteer, Charlotte, NC

ACM Reviewer    |    31 reviews total

  CHI ’15, CHI '20, UIST '17 - '19, TEI '18 - '20, DIS '19, ISWC '19
  IMWUT '18, C&C '19, CHI PLAY '19, CSCW '19, ISS '19

  Special Recognition Reviews: C&C '19, CHI PLAY '19

Fellowships & Awards

 

National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellow

 "Cosmetic Computing: Epidermal Interfaces and Interactive Electro Chemical Materials"

EECS Departmental Excellence Award, UC Berkeley

Computer Science Academic Achievement Award, Elon University

Janie Crumpton Evans Reece Mathematics Scholar, Elon University

J. Albert Carpenter Computing Sciences Scholar, Elon University

Richard Carlisle Haworth Mathematics Scholar, Elon University

Presidential Scholar, Elon University

Honors Fellow, Elon University

Graduate Coursework

 

History and Theory of New Media - Prof. Abigail De Kosnik

Questioning New Media - Prof. Jill Miller

Human Computer Interaction Research - Prof. Eric Paulos

Algorithmic Human Robot Interaction - Prof. Anca Dragan

Sound and Music Computing with CNMAT Technologies - Prof. Rama Gottfried

Computer Vision - Prof. Alexei Efros

Critical Making - Prof. Eric Paulos

Security in Computer Systems - Prof. Raluca Ada Popa

Computational Design and Fabrication - Prof. Jonathan Bachrach

Intro. to Machine Learning - Prof. Trevor Darrell & Prof. Alexei Efros

Internet of Everyday Things - Prof. David E. Culler

Sensing, Perception, and Natural Human-Device Interaction Technologies - Achin Bhowmik, Intel

Interactive Device Design - Prof. Björn Hartmann

Christine Dierk

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA USA

cdierk@berkeley.edu

2014 - Present

 

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