Stuff we write


Sakhnini, N., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2022). A Review of Smartphone Fact-Checking Apps and their (Non) Use Among Older Adults. MobileHCI Extended Abstracts.



Knowles, B., Hanson, V., L., Rogers, Y., Piper, A., M., Waycott, J., Davies, N., Ambe, A., Brewer, R., N., Chattopadhyay, D., et al., (2021). The Harm in Conflating Aging with Accessibility. Communications of the ACM.


Habibi, P., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2021). The Impact of Handedness on User Performance in Touchless Input. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies.

[Download] [Supplementary] [ScienceDirect]


Dunn Lopez, K., Chae, S., Girgis M., Fraczkowski, D., Habibi, P., Chattopadhyay, D., & Donevant, S.  (2020). Improved Readability and Functions needed for mHealth Targeting Patients with Heart Failure: An App Store Review. Research in Nursing & Health.

[Download] [MNRS]

Yu, J., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2020). Supporting Older Adults in Locating Mobile Interface Features with Voice Input. ASSETS Extended Abstracts.

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Yu, J., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2020). “Maps are hard for me”: Identifying How Older Adults Struggle with Mobile Maps. ASSETS. 

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Chattopadhyay, D., Ma, T., Sharifi, H., & Martyn-Nemeth, P. (2020). Computer-Controlled Virtual Humans in Patient-Facing Systems: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research.


Sakhnini, N., Yu, J., Jones, R., M., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2020). Personal Air Pollution Monitoring Technologies: User Practices and Preferences. HCI International.

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Sengupta, K., Sarcar, S., Pradhan, A., McNaney, R., Sayago, S., Chattopadhyay, D., & Joshi, A. (2020). Challenges and Opportunities of Leveraging Intelligent Conversational Assistant to Improve the Well-being of Older Adults. CHI Extended Abstracts. 1–4.


Dunn Lopez, K., Chae, S. Girgis, M., Fraczkowski, D. Habibi, P., Chattopadhyay, D., & Donevant, S. B. (2020). Improved Readability and Functions needed for mHealth targeting Patients with Heart Failure: An app Store Review. Midwest Nursing Research Society’s  Annual Research Conference, MNRS. Chicago, USA.



Acharya, S., Di Eugenio, B., Boyd, A. D., Cameron, R., Lopez, K. D., Martyn-Nemeth, P., Chattopadhyay, D., Habibi, P., Dickens, C., Vatani, H., and  Ardati, A. (2019). A Quantitative Analysis of Patients’ Narratives of Heart FailureSIGDIAL 2019, 232—238.

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Vatani, H., Acharya, S, Boyd, A. D., Di Eugenio, B, Cameron, R, Martyn-Nemeth, P., Chattopadhyay, D., Habibi, P., Dickens, C., Ardati, A, & Dunn Lopez, K. (2019). Patients’ Perceptions of Heart Failure Through the Lens of Standardized Nursing Terminologies. AMIA 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.

[AMIA 2019]

Sakhnini, N. (2019). Towards Self-Tracking Personal Pollution Exposure using Wearables. MS Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago.


Acharya, S., Di Eugenio, B., Boyd, A. D., Cameron, R., Lopez, K. D., Martyn-Nemeth, P., Chattopadhyay, D., Habibi, P., Dickens, C., Vatani, H., &  Ardati, A. (2019). Promoting Patient Engagement Through Personalized Hospital-Stay Summaries, BHI 2019, Chicago, USA.


Habibi, P., Acharya, S., Di Eugenio, B., Cameron, R., Boyd, A. D., Lopez, K. D., Martyn-Nemeth, P., Dickens, C., Ardati, A., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2019). Designing self-care technologies for HF patients: A conceptual model. WISH 2019, Glasgow, UK.

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Chattopadhyay, D. (2019). Designing for Older Adults: Beyond Accessibility. Position paper at the HCI and Aging: Beyond Accessibility, CHI Workshops, Glasgow, UK.

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Habibi, P., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2019). A Left-Hand Advantage: Motor Asymmetry in Touchless Input. CHI Extended Abstracts. LBW2114, 1–6.

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Ma, T., Sharifi, H., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2019). Virtual Humans in Health-Related Interventions: A Meta-Analysis. CHI Extended Abstracts. LBW1717, 1–6.

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Naik, H., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2019). IPME Workbench: A Data Processing Tool for Mixed-Methodology Studies of Group Interactions. CHI Extended Abstracts. LBW1517, 1–6.

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Chattopadhyay, D. (2018). Shared Document Control in Multi-Device Classrooms. Technical Report CI-MDC-10-2018. University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Chattopadhyay, D. (2018). Toward a Bayesian Approach for Self-Tracking Personal Pollution Exposures. Ubicomp 2018 Adjunct, 1166—1171.

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Sakhnini, N., Yu, J., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2018). myCityMeter: Helping Older Adults Manage the Environmental Risk Factors for Cognitive Impairment. Ubicomp 2018 Adjunct, 235—238. *Best poster honorable mention

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Jones, R., M., Jagai, J., Huang, Y-K., Chattopadhyay, D., Shi, X., & Wu, X. (2018). Data Infrastructure and Gateway for Environmental Health Research. Poster presented at ISES-ISEE 2018 Joint Annual Meeting.

[Environmental Health Perspectives]

Habibi, P. & Chattopadhyay, D. (2018). Touchless Performance in Non-Preferred Hands. Poster presented at the CRA-W Grad Cohort 2018, San Francisco, CA.

Chattopadhyay, D., Verma, N., Duke, J., D., & Bolchini, D.  Design and Evaluation of Trust–Eliciting Cues in Drug-Drug Interaction Alerts. Interacting with Computers, 30 (2), 85—98.

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Sakhnini, N. & Chattopadhyay, D. (2018). Walking the talk: Generating memory cues to help people with dementia in everyday conversations. Poster presented at the Role/Play: Collaborative Creativity and Creative Collaborations Student Fellows Symposium. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D. C.


Chattopadhyay, D., Salvadori, F., O'Hara, K, & Rintel, S. (2017). Beyond presentation: Shared slideware control as a resource for collocated collaboration. Human-Computer Interaction, 1—44.

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Day, T. (2017). Designing for a Generation: Accessible Navigation Tools for Older Adults. Poster presented at the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, Orlando, Florida, USA.

MacDorman, K. F., & Chattopadhyay, D. (2017). Categorization-Based Stranger Avoidance does not explain the Uncanny Valley Effect. Cognition, 161, 132—135.

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Chattopadhyay, D. (2016). Understanding Interaction Mechanics in Touchless Target Selection. Doctoral Dissertation. Indiana University.

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Chattopadhyay, D., & MacDorman, K. F. (2016). Familiar Faces Rendered Strange: Why Inconsistent Realism Drives Characters into the Uncanny Valley. Journal of Vision, 16(11), 1—25.

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