Tom Yeh

Tom Yeh

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

University of Colorado at Boulder

Research and teach HCI issues with societal impacts. Promote emergent literacy for blind children using 3D printing. Study Android apps using Big Data. Automate GUIs using computer vision.

Crowdsourcing Design

How can we engage and empower a crowd (parents, teachers, volunteers) to design 3D tactile story books for blind children? Read More

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Android App Analysis

What can we learn from hundreds of thousands of Android apps?

Tactile Children's Books

How can we 3D model and print tactile story books for blind children? Read More

Movable Pictures

How can we 3D model and print tactile pictures that move as a child pull, flip, and spin? Read More

Sikuli Slides

Can GUI automation programming be as easy as making PowerPoint slides? Read More

Sikuli Bot

How can a 3D printer be made to automatically touch and swipe on the screen of a mobile device?Read More

Teaching

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Big Data & HCI

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HCI Hackathons

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Technical Advances in HCI

  • Fall 2012

Grants

2014 - 2018

NSF AISL Co-PI

Community-Driven Project That Adapt Technology for Environmental Learning in Nature Preserves

2014 - 2018

DARPA MUSE Co-PI

Mining and Understanding Bug Fixes to Address Application-Framework Protocol Defects

2014 - 2015

NSF EAGER Co-PI

Computational Model for Evaluating the Quality of Citizen Science Contributions

2013 - 2014

CU Outreach Award PI

Teaching 3D Printing to the Teachers and Parents of Blind Children

2013 - 2015

DARPA APAC Co-PI

Specialized Binary Analysis for Vetting Android Apps Using GUI Logic

2012 - 2013

CU Diversity and Excellence Grant PI

Broadening Participation of Blind Students in Computer Science at CU through Scalable Game Design

2012 - 2014

DARPA Acitve Authentication Co-PI

Screen/Visual Fingerprint for Active Authentication

2012 - 2014

NSF VOSS Co-PI

Crowdsourcing Interaction Design for Citizen Science Virtual Organizations

Awards

2014

Student Affairs Faculty of the Year

University of Coloardo at Boulder

The Student Affairs Faculty of the Year Award recognizes a superb faculty member that demonstrates outstanding engagement with students and contributions to the university community based on areas such as promoting diversity or fostering intellectual growth.

Education

2009 - 2012

Postdoc

University of Maryland at College Park

2005 - 2009

Ph.D. Computer Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2003 - 2005

M.S. Computer Science

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1997 - 2001

B.Sc. Computer Science

Simon Fraser University