Hello Everyone. Namaste.

Welcome to my home page. I am Deepti Aggarwal, PhD student with Prof. Frank Vetere, Dr. Bernd Ploderer, and Dr. Thuong Hoang in the Microsoft Research Centre for SocialNUI at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Please find below the list of my publications. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Long Papers

  1. Deepti Aggarwal, Weiyi Zhang, Thuong Hoang, Bernd Ploderer, Frank Vetere, and Mark Bradford. 2017. SoPhy: A Wearable Technology for Lower Limb Assessment in Video Consultations of Physiotherapy. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'17).
  2. Rohit Ashok Khot, Deepti Aggarwal, Ryan Pennings, Larissa Hjorth, and Florian 'Floyd' Mueller. 2017. EdiPulse: Investigating a Playful Approach to Self-monitoring through 3D Printed Chocolate Treats. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'17).
  3. Deepti Aggarwal, Bernd Ploderer, Frank Vetere, Mark Bradford, and Thuong Hoang. 2016. Doctor, Can You See My Squats?: Understanding Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems (DIS'16).
  4. Deepti Aggarwal, Robyn Garnett, Bernd Ploderer, Frank Vetere, Patricia Eadie, and Bronwyn Joy Davidson. 2015. Understanding Video based Parent Training for Children with Autism. In Proceedings of the 27th Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (OzCHI'15).
  5. Rohit Ashok Khot, Jeewon Lee, Deepti Aggarwal, Larissa Hjorth, and Florian 'Floyd' Mueller. 2015. TastyBeats: Designing Palatable Representations of Physical Activity. In Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI'15). [Best Paper Honorable Mention Award]
  6. Deepti Aggarwal, Rohit Ashok Khot,Vasudeva Varma, and Venkatesh Choppella. 2012. uPICK: Crowdsourcing Based Approach to Extract Relations Among Named Entities. In Proceedings of IndiaHCI’12.
  7. Deepti Aggarwal, Himanshu Zade, and Anind K. Dey. 2012. Demography based Automated Teller Machines. In Proceedings of IndiaHCI’12.
  8. Vasudeva Varma, Bhaskar Ghosh, Mohan Soundararajan, Deepti Aggarwal, and Priya Radhakrishnan. 2012. IIIT Hyderabad at TAC 2012. In Proceedings of Text Analysis Conference (TAC’12).
  9. Deepti Aggarwal. 2007. Introduction to Cryptography: A review. In Proceedings of the National Conference on STEM 2007, India.
  10. Deepti Aggarwal, and Kanika Singhal. 2007. Optimization of Energy in Wireless Sensor Networking. In Proceedings of the National Conference on ISSS-MEMS 2007, India.

Short Papers

  1. Deepti Aggarwal. 2017. SoPhy: A Wearable Technology for Effective Video Consultations of Physiotherapy. In Proceedings of The University of Melbourne CIS DC 2017. [Best Paper Honorable Mention Award]
  2. Deepti Aggarwal, Thuong Hoang, Weiyi Zhang, Bernd Ploderer, Frank Vetere, and Mark Bradford. 2017. SoPhy: Smart Socks for Video Consultations of Physiotherapy. To appear in Proceedings of Springer LNCS INTERACT 2017.
  3. Deepti Aggarwal. 2016. Understanding the Role of Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy. In Proceedings of The University of Melbourne CIS DC 2016.
  4. Deepti Aggarwal. 2016. Supporting Bodily Communication in Video Based Clinical Consultations. In Proceedings of CHI'16 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'16).
  5. Deepti Aggarwal. 2015. Understanding the Current Practices of Teleconsultation . In Proceedings of The University of Melbourne CIS DC 2015.
  6. Robyn Garnett, Patricia Eadie, Bronwyn Davidson, Ken Clarke, Zaher Joukhadar, and Deepti Aggarwal . 2015. Utilising Technologies to Address the Social Communication of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Asia Pacific Autism Conference (APAC’15).
  7. Deepti Aggarwal. 2014. Supporting Tele-consultation through Tangible Interfaces. In (digital) Proceedings of The University of Melbourne CIS DC 2014.
  8. Rohit Ashok Khot, Jeewon Lee, Helmut Munz, Deepti Aggarwal, and Florian Floyd Mueller. 2014. TastyBeats: making mocktails with heartbeats. In CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'14).
  9. Deepti Aggarwal, Rohit Ashok Khot, and Venkatesh Choppella. 2013. Power of friends: when friends guess about their friends' guess . In CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA'13).
  10. T. B. Dinesh, S. Uskudarli, Subramanya Sastry, Deepti Aggarwal, and Venkatesh Choppella. 2012. Alipi: a framework for re-narrating web pages . In Proceedings of the International Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Web Accessibility (W4A'12).

Workshop Papers

  1. Deepti Aggarwal, Philip Goebel, and Rohit Ashok Khot. 2017. Caring for the Caregivers of People with Dementia . In Proceedings of CHI'17 workshop on HCIXDementia: The Role of Technology and Design in Dementia.
  2. Deepti Aggarwal, Bernd Ploderer, and Frank Vetere. 2015. Addressing Research Gaps in Teleconsultation Settings. In Proceedings of CHI ’15 workshop on Everyday TelePresence: Emerging Practices and Future Research Directions.
  3. Rohit Ashok Khot, Larissa Hjorth, Deepti Aggarwal, and Florian 'Floyd' Mueller. 2014. Supporting Autonomy in Physical Activity Through Material Artefacts. In Proceedings of CHI ’14 workshop on Positive Computing.

Theses

  1. [Masters Dissertation] Deepti Aggarwal. 2013. Exploring Crowdsourcing to PersonalizeWeb Experiences .

Public Presentations

  1. Supporting Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - Interaction Design Lab, University of Melbourne, 2017.
  2. SoPhy: A Wearable Technology for Effective Video Consultations of Physiotherapy - CIS Doctoral Colloquium 2017, University of Melbourne.
  3. SoPhy: A Wearable Technology for Lower Limb Assessment in Video Consultations of Physiotherapy - CHI 2017, Denver. [Slides]
  4. Understanding Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne.
  5. Supporting Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - UCL Interaction Center, London.
  6. Supporting Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - Microsoft Research Cambridge, Cambridge.
  7. Understanding the Role of Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - CIS Doctoral Colloquium 2016, University of Melbourne.
  8. Doctor, Can You See My Squats?: Understanding Bodily Communication in Video Consultations for Physiotherapy - DIS 2016, Brisbane. [Slides]
  9. Supporting Bodily Communication in Video Based Clinical Consultations - CHI 2016 Doctoral Consortium, San Jose.
  10. Understanding Video based Parent Training for Children with Autism - OzCHI 2015, Melbourne. [Slides]
  11. Automatic Environment Therapy for People with Dementia -  Health XL Hackathon on Aging 2015, Melbourne. [Slides]
  12. Supporting Teleconsultation Through Tangible Interfaces - CIS Doctoral Colloquium 2014, University of Melbourne.
  13. A broad overview of Teleconsultation through SocialNUI lens - Interaction Design Lab, University of Melbourne, 2014. [Slides]
  14. TastyBeats: Making Mocktails with Heartbeats - IIT Bombay Techfest 2014, India.
  15. TastyBeats: Making Mocktails with Heartbeats - UIST Student Innovation Contest 2013, St. Andrews.
  16. Demography based Automated Teller Machines - USID 2011, Pondicherry.
  17. uPick: Crowdsourcing Based Approach to Extract Relations among Named Entities - OpenData Camp - Hyderabad Meet, 2012.
  18. Alipi: Making the Web Inclusive and Accessible for All - IIIT-Hyderabad R&D Showcase, 2013.
  19. Umang: Emotions over-a-distance - MIT Media Lab Design Innovation Workshop, 2012.
  20. Alipi: Web Accessibility through re-narration - IIIT-Hyderabad R&D Showcase, 2012.
  21. Crowd Consensus: Rethinking Games With a purpose - IIIT-Hyderabad R&D Showcase, 2012.

Honors and Awards

Best Paper Honourable Mention Award CIS DC 2017
Invited Research Demo of SoPhy: A Wearable Technology for Video Consultations of Physiotherapy CHI 2017
Conference Travel Scholarship CHI 2017
Melbourne Abroad Travel Scholarship DIS 2016
ACM Travel Scholarship CHI 2016
Best Paper Honorable mention award CHI 2015
Microsoft SocialNUI Travel Scholarship 2015-2017
Microsoft SocialNUI Postgraduate Top-up Scholarship 2015-2017
MIFRS and MIRS scholarships 2014-2017
Finalist of the Student Innovation Contest UIST 2013
Pramati Ltd. Travel Grant 2013
ACM-Women Travel Grant CHI 2013
Innovative Design Award TechEase 2011
Finalist for the Student Technical Paper Contest Unisys Cloud 20/20 2010
 

Experience

  • Honorary Appointment at Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne (Feb. 2017 - present)
  • Internship at UCL Interaction Center, UK (Oct. 2016 - Nov. 2016)
  • Supervision of Masters Project: Weiyi Zhang (Dec. 2015 - May 2016)
  • Student Intern at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (May 2013 - Oct. 2013)
  • Supervision of UG Project: Kartikey Vyas & Deep Dixit (Feb. 2012 - May 2013)
  • Research Associate of Virtual Labs MHRD Project (Jan. 2011 - Dec. 2012)
  • Campus System Administrator at IIIT-Hyderabad (Oct. 2010 - Dec. 2010)
  • Internship at National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Dadri (July 2009)
  • Internship at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Ranipur (June 2009)
  • Training on Network Management and Ethical Hacking, Nettech, Jaipur (June 2008)

Services

  • Media Liaison, CIS Dept., University of Melbourne, 2016
  • Co-ordinator, IDL seminars, 2015 - 2016
  • Co-Chair, OzCHI 2015 Student Design Challenge
  • Co-organiser, Hands on computing, University of Melbourne, 2015
  • Reviewer for full-paper category, OzCHI 2014-2017, CHI 2017, CHI Play 2017, DIS 2016
  • Reviewer for WiP category, CHI Play 2017 & 2016, CHI 2017, CHI 2014 & 2013
  • Student Volunteer, DIS 2016, CHI 2015, WWW 2011
  • Co-Organiser, TechEase-2011
  • Co-Organiser and program host, Spic Macay Virasat 2010, IIIT-Hyderabad sub-chapter

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