In Spring of 2022, the INIT Lab had its first two undergraduate research assistants complete their senior theses! While we have had a long history of including undergraduates in our research, some of whom have led projects, first-authored papers, and… Read More
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INIT Lab PhD student Nikita Soni successfully defends dissertation! #latertweet #tidess
Fall 2021 saw INIT Lab PhD student Nikita Soni successfully defending her dissertation work “Designing Interactions for Multi-touch Spherical Displays to Support Collaborative Learning in Museums” on October 14th! Defenses remained virtual this past year for safety and convenience during… Read More
INIT Lab PhD student Aishat Aloba defends dissertation!
INIT Lab PhD student Aishat Aloba made us proud and defended her dissertation work “Tailoring Motion Recognition Systems to Children’s Motions” on June 18th! While we are emerging slowly from COVID-19 restrictions, the defense was held virtually for safety and… Read More
Navigating a Ph.D. Proposal Defense in the COVID-19 Pandemic
On April 22, 2020, I completed and passed my Ph.D. thesis proposal defense with the help and support of my thesis committee members. The main aim of my thesis proposal is to explore how to design gestural interaction techniques for… Read More
INIT Lab PhD student Jeremiah Blanchard defends his dissertation!
Today, the INIT Lab is proud to announce that PhD student Jeremiah Blanchard defended his dissertation work “Building Bridges: Dual-Modality Instruction and Introductory Programming Coursework” this afternoon! We held the defense virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions. Jeremiah’s committee… Read More
INIT Lab PhD student Alex Shaw defends his dissertation!
The INIT lab is proud to share that PhD student Alex Shaw defended his dissertation work “Automatic Recognition of Children’s Touchscreen Stroke Gestures” earlier today! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, we held the defense virtually. Alex’s committee members were… Read More
INIT and Ruiz Labs celebrate Halloween!
A few weeks ago, the UF Department of CISE held their 2nd annual Halloween decorating contest! The INIT and Ruiz Labs participated again this year and the theme was “Haunted Movie Theatre,” in which your favorite scary movie characters come… Read More
Completing the Website
In my last post, I talked about themes, screen size, proportions, and looking at other lab’s websites to understand what our site should have. The new website is complete. In my last post, I talked about themes, screen size, proportions,… Read More
Moving from Drupal to WordPress
The INIT lab is updating their website by moving from Drupal to WordPress. Our purpose is to increase awareness of the research we conduct here at UF. Drupal uses blocks and modules whereas WordPress has a greater access to themes… Read More
Welcome to the INIT Website!
Introducing the INIT Lab Website! Check out the About page for information about the INIT Lab and the Research Page to see our projects and what we are researching! Curious about who is involved with the INIT Lab? Check out… Read More