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Beenish M. Chaudhry

Assistant Professor

Design & Data Nest

School of Computing and Informatics,
University of Louisiana at Lafayette,
Room 233, James R. Oliver Hall,
Lafayette, Louisiana 70504-3694

Telephone: 337-482-1676
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Publications: Google Scholar
Openings for Postdoctoral Positions

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About Me

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I am an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Informatics at University of Louisiana, Lafayette. Prior to this, I was a post-doctoral researcher in Interdisciplinary Center for Network Science and Application at University of Notre Dame (2014-2017) headed by Dr. Nitesh Chawla. I earned my PhD from Proactive Health Laboratory, at Indiana University, Bloomington, under the supervision of Professor Kay Connelly. My dissertation was about Design and Evaluation of a Nutrition Monitoring Mobile Application for Low Literacy Populations.

I am searching for enthusiastic Ph.D candidates to help me broaden my research agenda. Interested candidates are encouraged to email me describing their expertise, strengths and how they hope to apply what they have already accomplished to my research interests.
I also have two openings for postdoctoral researchers.

Research Interests

I am heading Design & Data Nest where our goal is to apply design thinking and data analytics to solve social, health and ethical problems.

Broadly speaking, my research interests lie at the intersection of pervasive/mobile computing, human-computer interaction and health informatics. In my previous work, I have combined user-centered design thinking with community-engaged research methodologies to implement socio-technical systems to address health and social issues in Medicaid populations.

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Teaching

Human-Computer Interaction (UG) (Fall '17)

Tools, theories and guidelines to design and evaluate systems that align with the needs and goals of the user.

Human-Computer Interaction (G) (Spring '18)

Technological advancements have created the need to design technologies for new paradigms of computing.

Professional Affiliations