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aisling kelliher

Aisling Kelliher is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Virginia Tech, where she also has a joint appointment in the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology and the School of Visual Art.

latest news

Aisling will present the HOMER rehabilitation system as a poster presentation at the ACM ASSETS conference, to be held in Baltimore, Maryland from Oct 30 - Nov 1.

From October 5 -6, Aisling will be attending the Summit for Design Research at the IIT Institute of Design in Chicago

Aisling recently served as the the Technical Paper co-chair for ACM Creativity and Cognition 2017, held in Singapore in June, 2017.

Her co-authored paper titled Digital systems and the experience of legacy was presented in June at DIS '17 held in Edinburgh, Scotland.

In May, Aisling received a Virginia Tech ICAT grant for a proposal on "Fostering Systems Thinking in K-12 Students through Digital Game-based Learning", with collaborators Miguel Nino and Dr. Alejandro Salado.

On April 21, Aisling spoke on Irish national radio about the commercial and DIY skirmish around "The Right to Repair".

In April, Aisling returned from maternity leave following the birth of her delightful second daughter.

As the regular technical correspondent on Culture File, an Irish national radio show, Aisling has discussed a diverse array of subjects including recent interviews with host Luke Clancy about the future of computational thinking (Sept 21), the Disruptor 50 list (June 28), the ethics of adblocking (June 2), Louis CK's "Horace and Pete" (April 14), virtual reality (March 1), and more.

Other Culture File shows include conversations on computational photography, data obfuscation - part 1 and part 2; reverse engineering the web; digital audio compression; drone fairies"; Health monitoring; MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses); Twitter's Vine; Studies of 'Millenials'; and intimacy over the Internet

select recent and forthcoming publications

A. Kelliher, J. Choi, JB. Huang, K. Kitani, T. Rikakis. (2017). HOMER: an interactive system for home based stroke rehabilitation, forthcoming at ASSETS 2017, Oct 30 - Nov 1, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

R. Gulotta, A. Kelliher, J. Forlizzi. (2017). Digital systems and the experience of legacy, DIS 2017, June 10 - 14, Edinburgh, Scotland.

A. Kelliher. (2016). Technology and the Arts: Educational Encounters of the Third Kind, IEEE MultiMedia, Vol 23, Issue: 3, July-Sept. 2016.

R. Gulotta, D. Gerritsen, A. Kelliher, J. Forlizzi. (2016). Engaging with Death Online: An Analysis of Systems that Support Legacy-Making, Bereavement, and Remembrance, DIS 2016, June 4 - 8, Brisbane Australia.

J. Vervoort, R. Bendor, A. Kelliher, O. Strike, A. Helfgotta. (2015). Scenarios and the art of worldmaking, Futures, August 29, 2015

R. Gulotta, A. Sciuto, A. Kelliher, and J. Forlizzi. (2015). Curatorial Agents: How Systems Shape Our Understanding of Personal and Familial Digital Information, Proc CHI 2015, April 20 - 24, Seoul Korea, pp 3453-3462.