- PhD Candidate in Information Science at Cornell Tech (2014 - present)
- Advisor: Mor Naaman
- Minor: Computer Science
- Curriculum Vitae
- Research Intern at Facebook, Core Data Science, Menlo Park (Summer 2018)
- Research Intern at Facebook, New York (Summer 2017)
- Research Intern at Airbnb, San Francisco (Summer 2016)
- Electronics Engineering Undergrad at Peking University, Beijing (2010-2014)
- Understanding Image Quality and Trust in Peer-to-Peer Marketplaces. Xiao Ma, Lina Mezghani, Kimberly Wilber, Hui Hong, Robinson Piramuthu, Mor Naaman, Serge Belongie. In Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision. (WACV'19) [pdf]
- Web-Based VR Experiments Powered by the Crowd. Xiao Ma, Megan Cackett, Leslie Park, Eric Chien, Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the Web Conference 2018 (WWW'18). [pdf] [slides] [code] [blog] [demo]
- A Computational Approach to Perceived Trustworthiness of Airbnb Host Profiles. Xiao Ma, Trishala Neeraj, Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the 11th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media. (ICWSM'17). [pdf] [dataset] [details]
- Self-disclosure and Perceived Trustworthiness of Airbnb Host Profiles. Xiao Ma, Jeff Hancock, Kenneth Lim Mingjie, and Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. (CSCW'17) Honorable Mention for Best Paper. [pdf] [slides] [details] [media]
- What Happens in happn? The Warranting Power of Location History. Xiao Ma, Emily Sun, and Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. (CSCW'17) [pdf] [slides] [details]
- "People are Either too Fake or too Real": Opportunities and Challenges in Tie-based Anonymity. Xiao Ma, Nazanin Andalibi, Louise Barkhuus, Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (CHI'17) [pdf] [slides] [details]
- Anonymity, Intimacy and Self-Disclosure in Social Media. Xiao Ma, Jeff Hancock, Mor Naaman. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (CHI'16) [pdf] [slides] [details]
- Oct 2018 Speaking at the Crowdsourcing Week, DC.
- Sep 2018 Speaking at the Grace Hopper Celebration, Houston.
- Dec 2017 Honorable Mention for Snap Research 2017 Fellowship.
- Sep 2017 Selected as Women in Technology and Entrepreneurship in New York (WiTNY) Fellow 2017
- Jan 2017 Honorable Mention for Best Paper at CSCW.
- Jan 2017 Recognized as Facebook PhD Fellowship finalist.
- Jan 2016 Visiting Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
- Jan 2016 Giving a talk at Haifa University, Israel
CHI 2017: ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
- Jan 2019 WACV 2019, Waikoloa Village, Hawaii
- Dec 2018 NeurIPS 2018, Montreal, Canada
- Nov 2018 CSCW 2018, Jersey City, New Jersey
- Jun 2018 ICWSM 2018, Stanford, California
- Apr 2018 WWW 2018, Lyon, France
- May 2017 ICWSM 2017, Montreal, Canada
- May 2017 CHI 2017, Denver, CO
- Feb 2017 CSCW 2017, Portland, OR
- May 2016 CHI 2016, San Jose, CA
- Feb 2016 CSCW 2016, San Francisco, CA
- Mar 2015 CSCW 2015, Vancouver, Canada
Things dear to heart
- Black clothes