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About

 
 
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Phoebe K. Chua

PhD student in Informatics

UX Researcher

kychua@uci.edu


I am a PhD student in Informatics in the School of Information and Computer Sciences at University of California, Irvine. My research lies at the intersection of technology, innovation, and human practices. I am currently investigating the role of technology and culture in the hiring decisions of top-tier technology companies. I am advised by Dr. Melissa Mazmanian, and I am a member of LUCI (Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction) and STAR Group (Social and Technological Action Research).

Research areas

Human-computer interaction (HCI), computer-mediated communication (CMC), social media, culture, evaluation, decision-making

 
 

Work experience & clients:

Facebook

IBM Research

World Vision

UNICEF

UN Refugee Agency