PeDEL: Personal Data and Empowerment Lab

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...