Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
College of Computing
Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing, 2011
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
College of Computer and Information Science, Honors Program
B.S. in Computer Science, Summa Cum Laude, 2005
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA (2013- )
College of Computer & Information Science
College of Health Sciences
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, GA (2011-2012)
College of Computing, Everyday Computing Lab
Advisor: Dr. Beth Mynatt
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Atlanta, GA (2005-2011)
College of Computing, Work2Play Lab
Advisor: Dr. Rebecca Grinter
A Cultural, Community-Based Approach to Health Technology Design
MICROSOFT RESEARCH, Redmond, WA (2008)
Collaborative User Experiences Group
Summer Research Intern
Supervisor: Dr. Desney Tan
Family-Focused Fitness Technologies
MICROSOFT RESEARCH, Cambridge, UK (2007)
Summer Research Intern
Supervisor: Dr. Richard Harper
Exploring the Domestic Technology Landscape
MICROSOFT RESEARCH, Redmond, WA (2006)
Community Technologies Group
Summer Research Intern
Supervisor: Dr. A.J. Brush
Calendaring Across Home & Work Boundaries
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, Boston, MA, 2013
Instructor, CS5340 Computer-Human Interaction
NORTHEASTERN UIVERSITY, Boston, MA, 2013
Lead Faculty Member, Personal Health Informatics Practicum
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, GA, Fall 2011
Guest Lecture & Course Assistance, CS4001 Computers & Society
EMORY UNISVERSITY, Atlanta, GA, November 2010
Invited Lecture, ANT339 Defining Health: Biocultural Perspectives
FACES Teaching Practicum, GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta, GA, Spring 2009
Conducted guest lectures, CS6455 Qualitative Research Methods
[B.1] Andrea Grimes (2009). Sharing Personal Reflections on Health Locally. Shared Encounters: Content Sharing as Social Glue in Public Places, Springer Press.
[J.1] Andrea Grimes Parker, Richard Harper and Beki Grinter (2011). "Celebratory Health Technology," Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology. [PDF]
Peer Reviewed Conference Papers
[C.13] A. G. Parker, I. McClendon, C. Grevet, V. Ayo, W. Chung, and E. Mynatt (2013). I am What I Eat: Identity & Critical Thinking in an Online Health Forum for Kids.
To appear in Proc. of CHI 2013.
[C.12] Andrea G. Parker, Vasudhara Kantroo, Heerin Lee, Miguel Osornio, Mansi Sharma, and Rebecca E. Grinter (2012). Health Promotion as Activism: Building Community Capacity to Effect Social Change. In Proc. of CHI 2012. [PDF]
[C.11] Andrea Grimes, Vasudhara Kantroo and Rebecca E. Grinter (2010). Let's Play! Mobile Health Games for Adults. In Proc. of UBICOMP 2010. [PDF]
[C.10] Andrea Grimes, Brian Landry and Rebecca E. Grinter. Characteristics of Shared Health Reflections in a Local Community. In Proc. of CSCW 2010. [PDF]
[C.9] Andrea Grimes, Desney S. Tan and Dan Morris (2009). Technological Support for Family Reflections on Health. In Proc. of GROUP 2009. [PDF]
[C.8] Andrea Grimes, Martin Bednar, Jay David Bolter, and Rebecca E. Grinter (2008). EatWell: Sharing Nutrition-Related Memories in a Low-Income Community. In Proc. of CSCW 2008. *Best Paper Award Nomination* [PDF]
[C.7] Andrea Grimes and Richard Harper (2008). Celebratory Technology: New Directions for Food Research in HCI. In Proc. of CHI 2008. *Best Paper Award Nomination* [PDF]
[C.6] Andrea Grimes and A.J. Brush (2008). Life Scheduling to Support Multiple Social Roles. In Proc. of CHI 2008. [PDF]
[C.5] Andrea Grimes and Rebecca E. Grinter (2007). Designing Persuasion: Health Technology for Low-Income African American Communities. In Proc. of Persuasive Technology 2007. [PDF]
[C.4] Andrea Grimes and Peter Tarasewich (2005). Investigating Privacy-Augmented Displays for Mobile Devices. In Proc. of HCI International 2005.
[C.3] Andrea Elaina Grimes and Robert P. Futrelle (2003). Text visualization for natural language analysis of Biology full text. In IEEE Proc. of the Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference CSB'03.
[C.2] Robert P. Futrelle, Andrea Grimes and Mingyan Shao (2003). Extracting structure from HTML documents for language visualization and analysis. In Proc. of WDA-2003 (Workshop on Web Document Analysis).
[C.1] Robert P. Futrelle, Mingyan Shao, Chris Cieslik and Andrea Grimes (2003). Extraction, layout analysis and classification of diagrams in PDF documents. In Proc. of ICDAR-2003 (Intl. Conference on Document Analysis & Recognition).
[M.3] M. Reddy, L. Mamykina and A. G. Parker (2012). Designing interactive systems in healthcare: a report on WISH 2011. ACM Interactions Magazine.
[M.2] Rebecca E. Grinter, Katie A. Siek and Andrea Grimes (2010). Is Wellness Informatics a Field of Human-Centered Health Informatics? ACM Interactions Magazine.
[M.1] Gillian R. Hayes, Erika Shehan Poole, Giovanni Iachello, Shwetak N. Patel, Andrea Grimes, Gregory D. Abowd, Khai N. Truong (2007). Physical, Social, and Experiential Knowledge of Privacy and Security in a Pervasive Computing Environment. IEEE Pervasive Computing Special Issue on Security & Privacy.
[D.1] Andrea Grimes (2008). Socio-Culturally Relevant Mobile Applications for Nutrition. Extended Abstracts, Proc. of CSCW 2008.
Posters & Workshop Papers
[W.3] Andrea Grimes and Rebecca E. Grinter (2006). Using Entertainment
to Improve Nutrition Among African-Americans. Position paper
presented at the Entertainment Media at Home Workshop at CHI
[W.2] Brandon Brown, Marshini Chetty, Andrea Grimes & Ellie Harmon (2005). Effortless Monitoring of Diet & Exercise for Students. Poster presented at the CHI-Atlanta Student Research Competition.
[W.1] Andrea Grimes, Peter Tarasewich & Christopher Campbell (2005). Keeping Information Private in the Mobile Environment. Position paper presented at First International Workshop on Social Implications of Ubiquitous Computing at CHI 2005.
Invited Talks & Abstract Presentations
[T.13] The 5th African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN) Invited Workshop, Philadelphia, PA (2012).
"Telling Stories & Playing Games: Health Promotion Through Digital Media."
[T.12] Ford Foundation Conference of Fellows, Irvine, CA (2011). "Community-Based Research: A Health Technology Case Study."
[T.11] Emory University + Children's Healthcare Pediatric Research Center, Atlanta, GA (2011). "Leveraging Personal Health Data & Social Media: Implications for the Design of Digital Pediatric & Family Health Interventions."
[T.10] The African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN) Youth Summit, Philadelphia, PA (2011). "Technology Tools for Healthy Living: Is there an App for That?"
[T.9] National Institutes of Health (NIH) Workshop on Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes, Bethesda, MD (2010). "Celebratory Health Technology: Designing Around Positive Food Experiences."
[T.8] U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services (HHS) Region IV Office, Atlanta, GA (2009). "Reducing Health Disparities Through Partnerships Between Community Health Organizations & Technology Researchers."
[T.7] Cornell University, SIGCHI Cornell Chapter Invited Speaker Series, Ithaca, NY (2009). "Designing Culturally-Focused Health Technology."
[T.6] REACH for Wellness, Atlanta, GA (2009). "Using Cell Phones to Encourage Healthy Eating."
[T.5] Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (2008). "Celebratory Technology: New Directions for Food Research in HCI."
[T.4] Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (2008). "EatWell: Sharing Nutrition-Related Memories in a Low-Income Community."
[T.3] Northeastern University, Boston, MA (2008). "Designing Technology to Promote Healthy Eating in Low-Income Communities."
[T.2] Northeastern University, College of Computer & Information Science Colloquium, Boston, MA (2006). "Human Centered Computing for a Technologically-Filled World."
Workshop & Panel Organization
[P.3] Lena Mamykina, Madhu Reddy and Andrea Grimes Parker (2011). Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare (WISH) 2011 at the AMIA 2011 Fall Symposium.
[P.2] Rebecca E. Grinter, Katie A. Siek and Andrea Grimes (2010). Wellness Informatics. Workshop at the CHI 2010 Conference.
[P.1] Andrea Grimes & Sheena Lewis (2009). "Changing the World: Using Technology to Address Social Issues". Birds of a Feather session at The Richard Tapia Celebration for Diversity in Computing Conference.
Georgia Institute of Technology FACES Career Initiation Grant, 2012 (Principal Investigator)
Clinical Outcomes Research & Public Health (CORPH) Center Seed Grant, Emory + Children's Healthcare Research Center, 2011 (Key personnel)
Yahoo! Key Technical Challenge Grant, 2008
Fellowships & Scholarships
Georgia Institute of Technology FACES Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011-2012
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 2010-2011
Georgia Institute of Technology IBM/FOCUS Fellowship, 2010-present
Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowship, 2008-2010
Georgia Institute of Technology FACES Fellowship, 2007-present
Google Anita Borg Scholarship, 2007-2008
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2005-2008
Georgia Institute of Technology President's Fellowship, 2005-present
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship, 2005-2006
Ralph Bunche Full Academic Scholarship - Northeastern University, 2000-2005
LSAMP (Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation) NSF Research Grant, 2003-2005
Awards & Honors
Georgia Tech Foley Scholars Finalist, 2009
Georgia Tech College of Computing Ph.D. Student Research Excellence Commendation, 2008
2nd place, ACM CHI 2006 Student Design Competition
CRA 2005 Outstanding Female Undergraduate Award, 2005
Northeastern University Alcott Award, 2005
Northeastern University Hodgkinson Award, 2005
Northeastern University Sears B. Condit Award, 2005
Northeastern Univ. College of Computer & Information Science Undergraduate Research Award, 2005
John D. O'Bryant African American Institute Academic Excellence Award, 2005
Panel Member, WACE International Symposium on Work-Integrated Learning, 2004
Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society Commendation, 2001-2003
3rd Place: Roland E. Latham Oratory Competition, 2003
1st Place: Roland E. Latham Oratory Competition, 2001
American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), 2011 - Present
American Public Health Association (APHA), 2010 - Present
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2004-Present
Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society, 2004-2006
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Intl. Computer Science Honors Society), 2004-2006
Service & Volunteer Work
CHI 2012 & 2013 Program Committee
Pervasive Health Program Committee, 2010, 2011 & 2013
UBICOMP 2012 Program Committee
UIST 2011 Poster Commtitee
CHI 2009 Program Committee, Work-in-Progress Submissions
CHI 2007-2010, HRI 2009, CSCW 2008 & 2010, Pervasive Computing (2008-2009), Pervasive Health 2009 Paper Reviewer
Co-Coordinator, Human-Computer Interaction Seminar, 2008
Co-Coordinator, Human-Centered Computing Seminar, 2008
Co-Coordinator, Graduate Women@CC (a student group for women in computer science at Georgia Tech), 2007-2008
Georgia Tech College of Computing Ph.D. Recruitment Student Coordinator 2006, 2008
Leadership Board Member, Georgia Tech Minorities in Computer Science, 2006
Founder, CCIS-W (a student group for women in computer science at Northeastern University), 2005
CRA-W Distinguished Lecture Series Event Organizer, 2004-2005
(Submitted a winning proposal to the Computing Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing [CRA-W] to host an event encouraging women to attend graduate school in computing.)
High School Student Mentor, Higher Education Resource Center, 2003-2005
(A program to encourage inner-city students to attend college)
Programming Tutor 2003
Computer Technology Instructor 2003