Julie Zhang is a freshman at the University of Washington intending to major in Computer Science. She has prior coding experience with data analysis and front-end web development. She hopes to learn more about qualitative coding, human-computer interactions, and fabrication technology to improve accessibility. In her free time, she enjoys running, crocheting, and gardening. She’s excited to work on mobility devices with Make4All!
Brianna is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame and a visiting researcher at the University of Washington. She’s advised by Dr. Ronald Metoyer (Notre Dame) and Dr. Jennifer Mankoff (Washington). Brianna earned her Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Alabama in 2021, advised by Prof. Chris Crawford. She is also a Google Ph.D. Fellow.
Her research centers on improving data visualizations for accessibility, particularly for those with visual impairments. She works on identifying accessibility challenges and crafting more user-friendly interactive visualization experiences.
Visit Brianna’s homepage at: https://www.briannawimer.com/
Kate is a PhD student in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. She is advised by Professor Jennifer Mankoff. She completed her undergraduate studies at USC, where she double-majored in Computer Science and Business Administration, as well as received her master’s degree in Computer Science. She is an NSF CSGrad4US fellow.
She is interested in studying the intersection of digital and physical technologies that empower those with disabilities or illnesses. Her recent research focuses on generative AI and accessibility, seeking to gain a deeper understanding of the opportunities for improving access as well as identifying areas for improvement.
Her website is here: https://kateglazko.com
Hello! I am a Masters student in the school of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
I am broadly interested in Technology, the world and philosophy. Although my specific research interests are still maturing, HCI and AI are the fields that captivate me currently.
Ben is an incoming second-year undergraduate at the University of Washington, majoring in computer science. He has prior programming experience in mobile development, machine learning, and data visualization. He is excited to learn more about data science and how it can be used to inform decisions for everyday life. In the near future, he also hopes to dive into computer vision and databases. His outside interests include playing and watching basketball, listening to music, and running. He will be working on analyzing the associations between various student groups’ behavior, academics, and well-being.
I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institue of Technology, New Delhi. I majored in Mechanical Engineering; however, I found my true calling in working with software. Currently, I am a master’s student at the University of Washington majoring in Information Management.
Dhruv is a freshman at the University of Washington studying Computer Science. In the past, he has began to build a coding expertise in full-stack development and data analytics. He hopes to delve more in the latter through strengthening his Machine Learning skills and utilizing them in meaningful real-world applications, with an emphasis on tackling accessibility. Outside of Computer Science, he maintains an active lifestyle – enjoying weight lifting, playing soccer, and running. Currently, he is working on the Academic Performance Prediction project here at the Make4All Lab.
Srihari Krishnaswamy is a first-year undergraduate student studying Computer Science at the University of Washington. His programming experience in the past consists of work on VR simulations and cross-platform apps. He’s looking to learn more about Machine Learning, AI and Signal Processing in the near future, and looks forward to working on more projects. In his free time, he enjoys music production and playing sports.
Hello! My name is Emma and I’m a third year computer science major at UW. My hobbies include crocheting and trying out new foods. I love talking to other people so feel free to reach out anytime!
Yusuf Shahpurwala is a freshman studying computer science at the University of Washington. Most of his coding experience so far has been through making web applications. He is hoping to learn more about human-computer interaction, machine learning, and embedded systems over the next couple of years. To relax he enjoys playing sports and reading. He is excited to currently be working on the Accessible Knitting project with Make4all.