computational narrative, interruption & multi-tasking, distributed cognition, information visualization, health information technology
University of California, San Diego
PhD Cognitive Science
University of Washingon
MS Human Centered Design & Engineering
University of Illinois
BS Industrial Engineering - Highest Honors
Using Visual Histories to Reconstruct the Mental Context of Suspended Activities
Adam Rule, Aurelien Tabard, Jim Hollan
Human-Computer Interaction 2017
[c4] - Honorable Mention (top 5% of submissions)
Exploration and Explanation in Computational Notebooks.
Adam Rule, Aurélien Tabard, Jim Hollan
Validating free-text order entry for a note-centric EHR.
Adam Rule, Steven Rick, Michael Chiu, Phillip Rios, Shazia Ashfaq, Alan Calvitti, Wesley Chan, Nadir Weibel, Zia Agha
Restoring the Context of Interrupted Work with Desktop Thumbnails.
Adam Rule, Aurelien Tabard, Karen Boyd and Jim Hollan
Cog Sci 2015
[c1] - Honorable Mention (top 5% of submissions)
Designing interfaces for multi-user, multi-robot systems.
Adam Rule, Jodi Forlizzi
Traces: A Flexible, Open-Source Activity Tracker for Workplace Studies Adam Rule, Aurelien Tabard, Jim Hollan CSCW 2016
Visualizing Computer Activity to Support the Resumption of Long-term Creative Work
Adam Rule Creativity + Cognition 2015
Design Thinking in Radiation OncologyAdam Rule, Erin Gillespie, Nadir Weibel, Todd PawlickiHFES Healthcare 2016
Thinking in 4D: Preserving and Sharing Mental Context Across TimeAdam Rule, Aurelien Tabard, Jim HollanCSCW 2016
Human Values in Tracking and Sharing Computer-Mediated Activity at WorkKaren Boyd, Adam Rule, Aurelien Tabard, Jim HollanCSCW 2016
National Library of Medicine Training Grant - 3 years tuition & stipend
Microsoft Design Expo - Best Presentation
University of Illinois Bronze Tablet - Top 3% GPA
IESE Departmental Awards - Outstanding IE Junior
Teaching Assistant - DSGN 1 - Design of Everyday Things
Teaching Assistant - COGS 120 - HCI Design - Outstanding Teaching Award
Teaching Assistant - COGS 102b - Cognitive Ethnography
Teaching Assistant - COGS 102c - Cognitive Design Studio
Kendall Youngstrom - Now at Google
Ram Dixit - Now PhD a student in Biomedical Informatics at UT Houston
Karen Boyd - Now a PhD student at UMD's iSchool
AMIA 2015 - 2016
Design Intern - Tested usability of shopping interfaces with customers. Tested information architecture with remote online study.
Technology Solutions Intern - Evaluated usability of inventory software for medical equipment in resource-constrained environments. Created interactive data visualizations for the same tool.
Carnegie Mellon University
User Research Intern - Conducted contextual inquiries with robot team controllers. Crafted design guidelines for interfaces that control robot teams.
User Research Intern - Conducted ethnographic study of a young man's experience with quadriplegia. Designed interactions with assistive robot.