Chi 2011 - Connecting

Welcome to the CHI 2011 Student Design Competition Site!

Here are this year's top 12 Student Design Competition submissions which were selected for the second round – poster presentation at the conference in Vancouver. This is the eighth year of the CHI Student Design Competition. The competition has grown each year with increased international representation, always draws a large audience at CHI, and also provides a prime recruiting opportunity for identifying talented students. This year there were over 60 submissions from 11 countries.

Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow
Youn-kyung Lim, KAIST
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12 Teams accepted for the 2nd Round (in no particular order)

Lingua: Cultural Exchange Through Language Partnerships
University of Michigan - Caitlin Holman, Jane Leibrock, Jose Rafael Jimenez, Daniel Greitzer, Tom Haynes (pdf)

The Design Process of iConnect: Social Advice Application
University of Washington - Shane Wachirawutthichai, Nisha Singh, Ramji Enamuthu, Yun “Joyce" Zhou (pdf) (mov )

Entrust: Connecting Low-Income HIV+Individuals with Health Care Providers
Iowa State University Ames - Clifford J. Gentry, Marisol Martinez, Philip Vander Broek, Douglas Choi, Stefan Ganchev (pdf)

DiversIT: Inspiring Communication about Individuals’ Differences
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology - Timothy Ekl, Kenny Gao, Sarah Jabon, Joseph Salisbury, Eric Stokes (pdf)

Cowabunga!: A system to facilitate multi-cultural diversity through CouchSurfing
Missouri Western State University - Sujoy Kumar Chowdhury, Jody Wynn (pdf)

SignBright: A Storytelling Application to Connect Deaf Children and Hearing Parents
Iowa State University - Chad Harbig, Lei Zhang, Melissa Burton, Mariam Melkumyan, Jiyoung Choi (pdf)

TimeCapsule: Connecting Past
Indiana University - Yikun Liu, Haidan Huang (pdf)

Sharing the Knowledge
Art Center College of Design Pasadena - Dustin York, Zhengxin Xi (pdf ) (mov)

Interactive Therapy Gloves: Reconnecting Partners After a Stroke
Emily Carr University - James Hallam, Vanessa Whiteley (pdf)

Face-back: Who is the illiterate again?
German University in Cairo - Hoda Hamouda, Mariam Hussein, Mohamed Sharaf-El Deen, Nermeen Abdel-Aziz, Shady Hanna (pdf)

ViTu: A System to Help the Mexican People to Preserve and Celebrate their Culture
Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca - Mónica Isabel González Arribas, Emilio Sánchez Sánchez, Edgar de los Santos Ramírez (pdf)

Foodmunity: Designing community interactions over food
Indiana University Bloomington - Shad Gross, Austin Toombs, Jeff Wain, Kevin Walorski (pdf)

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