Personal Data and Empowerment Lab


Tetra-Sport: Collaborative Sport Experiences for Individuals with Tetraplegia

Adaptive skiing and adaptive sailing experiences for and with individuals with tetraplegia.

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 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...