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|C S 142||Intro to Computer Programming||Winter 2021|
|C S 142||Intro to Computer Programming||Fall 2021|
|C S 356||Designing the User Experience||Fall 2021|
|C S 704R||Advanced Readings||Fall 2021|
|C S 601R||Graduate Topics in C S||Winter 2022|
Xinru works in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. Her current research topics include Privacy, Social Media, Internet of Things, Technology Adoption and Non Use, Individual, Developmental, and Cultural Differences, Values in Design, Supporting Vulnerable Populations such as Users on the Autism Spectrum, Ethical Research Practices, Human-Algorithm interaction, Computer-Mediated Communication, and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work.
Xinru holds a Ph.D. in Information and Computer Science with concentration in Informatics from University of California, Irvine, and B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science, specialization in Human-Computer Interaction, from Stanford University. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Facebook, Disney Research, Samsung and Yahoo! Labs, and she holds editorial positions and publishes in her field's top conferences and journals. Xinru has also spent several years working in the information risk industry leading interaction design and as a product manager. Utah’s Women Tech Council chose her as a finalist for their Rising Star Tech award which recognizes women “driving innovation, leading technology companies, and [who] are key contributors to the community.”
Xinru directs the Social Technology and Privacy Lab (STaPL).
Computer Science Department
Brigham Young University
3361 TMCB PO Box 26576
Provo, Utah 84602