About


The Personal Data and Empowerment Lab is a Human-Centered Computing research lab in the School of Computing at the University of Utah. Our research focuses on empowering end users in their everyday lives with useful access to their personal data and other novel computing experiences. 

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Applying Ability-Based Design Principles to Adaptive Outdoor Activities


Ahmad Alsaleem, Ross Imburgia, Andrew Merryweather, Jeffrey Rosenbluth, Stephen K Trapp, Jason Wiese


Proceedings of the 2020 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2020


Experience is not Required: Designing a Sailing Experience for Individuals with Tetraplegia


Ahmad Alsaleem, Ross Imburgia, Andrew Merryweather, Roger Altizer, Jeffrey Rosenbluth, Stephen K Trapp, Jason Wiese


Proceedings of the 2020 on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 2020


Supporting Mechanical Ventilation Weaning with Virtual Reality: A Feasibility Study


Laura Waller, Thomas Cayias, Andrea Moss, NiCassia Gabiola, Jason Wiese, Katherine Partin, James Gardner, Jeffrey Rosenbluth, Stephen Trapp


Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol. 100(12), 2019 Oct 30


Leveraging Shared Control to Empower People with Tetraplegia to Participate in Extreme Sports


Ahmad Alsaleem, Ross Imburgia, Mateo Godinez, Andrew Merryweather, Roger Altizer, Tamara Denning, Jeffery Rosenbluth, Stephen Trapp, Jason Wiese


assets, Conference on Computers and Accessibility, 2019 Sep 23, pp. 470-481


"I'm Done with Cancer. What am I Trying to Improve?": Understanding the Perspective of Prostate Cancer Patients to Support Multiple Health Behavior Change


Kazi Sinthia Kabir, Erin L. Van Blarigan, June M. Chan, Stacey A. Kenfield, Jason Wiese


PervasiveHealth, International Conference on Pervasive Computing, 2019 Apr 19, pp. 81-90


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Projects


Tetra-Sport: Collaborative Sport Experiences for Individuals with Tetraplegia


Tetra-Ski in action. A main user (sitting in the ski chair) using a joystick to control Tetra-Ski. An instructor in the back with a wireless remote control collaborate with the operating Tetra-SkiAhmad setting up the sip-and-puff device for a Tetra-Sa...


Designing Self-tracking Technology for Prostate Cancer Patients


This project was in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco.  Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. Studies suggest that this cancer can recur even after succ...


Personal Data Empowerment: An Exploration with Indoor Air Quality Sensors


The tablet interface of the deployed MAAV technology probeAir quality is important, varies across time and space, and is largely invisible. Pioneering past work deploying air quality monitors in residential environments found that study participants im...


Improving Personal Informatics Tools for Personal Planning


Planning is an important activity for people to accomplish many common goals, such as losing weight, saving money, or increasing productivity. Yet, planning out concrete actions to accomplish these goals can be feel burdensome, tedious, and time-consum...


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Contact


Personal Data and Empowerment Lab


wiese​@cs​.utah​.edu

School of Computing


University of Utah


50 Central Campus Drive Rm. 3190
Salt Lake City, UT 84112