The DGP is happy to welcome the incoming class of graduate students to the lab: Ryan McDonald, Raymond Lei, Rabia Aslam, Rinat Abdrashitov, Haijun Xia, and Liviu-Mihai Calin. Welcome to the lab, and best of luck with your research!
Congratulations to Mohammad Rashidujjaman Rifat, Toha Toriq, and Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed. Their paper titled, “Persuasion, Habit, and Sustainability: Designing for and Lessons from Islamic Religious Culture in Bangladesh,” has been accepted to CSCW 2020!
Priyank Chandra from the Third Space research group at DGP will be joining UofT iSchool as an Assistant Professor!
The appointment starts from January, 2021. Congratulations, Priyank Chandra!
Congratulations to Yasaman for being awarded a 2020-2021 Ontario Graduate Scholarship. The OGS is awarded to students for academic achievement, so the congrats again on a job well done Yasaman!
Third Space research group at the DGP lab organized a two-day virtual HCI4D event on July 1-2, 2020. This event brought together papers on critical computing and international development published at CHI 2020. 22 papers from four different continents … read more
The COVID-19 Solutions Guide provides tools for readers that assist them with the pandemic’s personal, financial, and emotional impacts. TORONTO, Canada, July 2, 2020: In response to the impacts of COVID-19 on society, recently we launched the e-book The COVID-19 Solutions Guide. … read more
Mohammad Rashidujjaman Rifat, Priyank Chandra and Prianka Roy have received the UofT COVID-19 Student Engagement Award
Rifat, Priyank and Prianka have been awarded one of the UofT COVID-19 Student Engagement awards. Congratulations! Their project is titled “Investigating the Spread of Misinformation by Religious Preachers” and described here: We have two goals in this project: First, analyzing … read more
Dina (DGP Lab) and her collaborator Cansu (iSchool) were awarded one of the UofT COVID-19 Student Engagement awards. Congrats Dina and Cansu! The project, titled “We’re in this Together: Mapping Resilience, Solidarity, and Hope during a Global Pandemic”, summary is … read more
Prof. Alec Jacobson was awarded the 2020 Siggraph Significant New Researcher award for his contributions to computer graphics. The award cites his work in geometry processing on shape deformations and mesh tetrahedralization along with his role as a collaborator and … read more
Congratulations to Prof. Ahmed, Dina Sabie and Samar Sabie on their CHI 2020 Honourable Mention Award! Their paper “Memory through Design: Supporting Cultural Identity for Immigrants through a Paper-Based Home Drafting Tool” received an honourable mention from the Best Paper … read more
Rahul Arora, a PhD candidate and current DGP student, was awarded at this year’s U of T Libraries Graduate Student Exhibition Competition. His work titled “User-Centric Structural Optimization in Three Dimensions” is on display on the first floor of Robarts Library through … read more