ACM-W Scholars 2016

Zongyi Xu

It’s my honor to get ACM-W Scholarship. I am in my second year of the PhD study. My recent work on correspondence on 3D human model (“Symmetry-aware Human Shape Correspondence using Skeleton”) had just been published in the 22nd International Conference on Multimedia Modelling (MMM)(, which is a world leading conference in multimedia research […]

Karoliina Lehtinen

I was delighted to receive ACM’s support to attend this year’s edition of Highlights of Logic, Games and Automata in Brussels. The conference consisted of a tutorial day, followed by three intensive days of contributed and invited talks. The particular format of this conference, which asks for all participants to present very briefly their favourite […]

Hanieh Javadi Khasraghi

I attended the annual conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP2016) in Texas, Austin this year. The experience was very rewarding. I have been working on crowdsourcing for about five years, but I did not have chance to attend any conference and meet other people who work on this awesome area. HCOMP 2016 was my […]

Maria Rauschenberger

  • PHD Student
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    Attended CHI
    2016, San Jose, California, United States
First of all I want to thank all people who made this experience possible! Thank you very much!   Conference The variety of the topics and the presented content blow my mind. It’s amazing which topics you can merge to create something very interesting and useful. For example there was the climbing wall from Finland, […]

Radhika Gopi

The Graphics Interface conference’2016 (GI’2016) is the first conference I attended in person in my research career. This conference focused on human computer interaction and data mining which were the core part of my research. There were various interested speakers and papers presented during the conference, especially a talk by Tamara Munzer on “Visualization analysis […]

Vanessa Volz

I really enjoyed my time at GECCO and am very grateful for the chance to attend it. Although I knew quite a few attendees in advance through my home university and the involvement with some workshops, it was nice to get to know even more people through the scholarship. I’m already planning papers with the […]

Midori Yang

  • Undergraduate Student
    Wellesley College
    Attended UIST
    2016, Tokyo, Japan
I was incredibly fortunate to go to my first science conference as a student volunteer last week, and I had no idea what to expect. As a female undergraduate with no paper or poster to present, I was nervous about proving my place there and not making a fool of myself, even though I factually […]

Melina Mongiovi

I’m a PhD student and it was my second time at SPLASH. I attended the full conference and presented my work in the Doctoral Symposium. I also had a paper accepted at GPCE, a co-located event of SPLASH. Moreover, I was a student volunteer of the conference. My experience was fantastic. I presented my work […]

Maryamsadat Jalalitabar

  • PHD Student
    Georgia State University
    Attended IEEE GLOBECOM 2016
    2016, Washington DC, District Of Columbia, United States
It was great experience meeting researchers from around the world and learn new thing about my field of research.