Xinru Tang

a Chinese female with glasses, long hair, and a green T-shirt
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Ph.D. Student at UCI
Pronoun: She/Her

Contact: xinrut1@uci.edu

Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer-Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), accessibility

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About

I am a 1st-year Ph.D. student at Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine. I am advised by Dr. Anne Marie Piper as a member of Accessibility Research Collective. I also had the fortunate to work with Dr. Yixin Zou in her Human-Centered Security and Privacy group at Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (MPI-SP).


Research Interests

My research aims to investigate what individuals consider to be an inclusive and supportive environment, with a particular focus on aging and disability. Right now, my primary concerns are:
(1) how to better serve "user diversity" from a structural perspective,
(2) how to design more intimate assistive technologies.


Selected Publications

Towards Equitable Online Participation: A Case of Older Adult Content Creators' Role Transition on Short-form Video Sharing Platforms
Xinru Tang, Xianghua (Sharon) Ding and Zhixuan Zhou
CSCW2023 [slides]
*Recognition for Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion*

Community-Driven Information Accessibility: Online Sign Language Content Creation within d/Deaf Communities
Xinru Tang, Xiang Chang, Nuoran Chen, Yingjie (MaoMao) Ni, RAY LC and Xin Tong
CHI2023

"I Never Imagined Grandma Could Do So Well with Technology": Evolving Roles of Younger Family Members in Older Adults' Technology Learning and Use
Xinru Tang, Yuling Sun, Bowen Zhang, Zimi Liu, RAY LC, Zhicong Lu and Xin Tong
CSCW2022