CHI 2024 UCSC Contribution

CHI 2024, Surfing the World, 11-16 May 2024

The Department of Computational Media at the Baskin School of Engineering at UC Santa Cruz will contribute a diverse set of publications to CHI 2024, the flagship annual conference for Human-Computer Interaction and Design.  UCSC Computational Media researchers made a significant impact at CHI 2024. They authored 12 full papers, including a Best Paper Award … Read more

Erin Busch: Staff

Graduate Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership, M.Ed.
Undergraduate Institution: California State University, Monterey Bay, Film and Television Production, B.A.
Department: Baskin Engineering Career Success

“My hope by building connections with industry is that it will help create pipelines for students and allow me to gain a deeper understanding of what companies are searching for in their applicants so I can better prepare students.”

Loren Matilsky: Postdoctoral Fellow

Loren Matilsky

Department: Applied Mathematics
Undergraduate Institution: Cornell University, Physics and Mathematics, A.B.
Graduate Institution: University of Colorado, Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, Ph.D.

“Something my dad always says is ‘Give yourself permission to fail.’ In other words, doing an experiment, you might mess up or go down a rabbit hole, but you should cross that bridge when you come to it, so don’t be afraid to try something new out.”

Aaron McPherson: Staff

Aaron McPherson, senior department manager, applied mathematics and statistics

Graduate Institution: Bowling Green State University, College Student Personnel, M.A.
Departments: Applied Mathematics and Statistics

“Coming from previous positions where I worked almost completely independently, the level of collaboration is one of the things I really enjoy about my department manager role.”