- PhD in Information Science at Cornell Tech, advised by Mor Naaman
- Mixed-methods HCI/UX researcher: trust, anonymity, self-disclosure
- Amateur hacker: "Demo, don't tell!"
- Art and music lover
- Fluctuating photographer
- UX research intern at Facebook, New York (Summer 2017)
- UX research intern at Airbnb
- Entrepreneur: founded and ran Wuyan, an online consulting group
- Producer intern at New York Times Beijing
- Consecutive interpreter between English and Chinese
- Micro-electronics undergrad: no more bunny suits!
- Feb 2017 Poster accepted at ICWSM.
- Jan 2017 Honorable Mention for Best Paper at CSCW.
- Jan 2017 Recognized as Facebook PhD Fellowship finalist.
- Dec 2016 Feature article on XDRS.
- Dec 2016 Paper accepted at CHI 2017.
- Sep 2016 Two papers accepted at CSCW 2017.
- Jun 2016 Had a blast at HCIC.
- Jun 2016 Began internship at Airbnb HQ, San Francisco.
- Jan 2016 Extended abstract accepted at CSCW 2016.
- Dec 2015 Demo accepted at CSCW 2016.
- Dec 2015 First paper accepted at CHI 2016.
- Sep 2014 Started PhD program at Cornell Tech
- 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
- Jan - Mar 2016 Visiting Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
- Jan 12, 2016 Talk @ Haifa University, Israel
- Writing literature review for my A-exam
- Building a web app that can automatically predicts perceived trustworthiness of Airbnb host profiles
- Collecting a cocktail recipe dataset to create a drink counterpart of Dan Jurafsky's The Language of Food
- Writing a 10-week Art + HCI blog series
Things dear to heart
- Black clothes
- AI-related gadgets
- Women's access to VR/AR: to establish trust and combat harassment
xiao at jacobs o cornell o edu
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