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Yuhang Zhao

PhD Candidate

Areas of Interest

Human-Computer Interaction; Accessibility; Augmented Reality; Tangible Interaction


Yuhang got her bachelor and master degree of Computer Science in Tsinghua University. Her research interests include accessibility, augmented reality and tangible interaction. She has high aspiration towards challenging various research problems and creating novel and effective interfaces blurring the line between virtual world and people's real life. Her current research topic focuses on providing low vision people equal access to the surrounding environment with augmented reality technologies.


Yuhang Zhao, Yongqiang Qin, Yang Liu, Siqi Liu, Taoshuai Zhang, Yuanchun Shi, QOOK: Enhancing Information Revisitation for Active Reading with a Paper Book, In Proc. of TEI ‘14, the 8th International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied InteractionPages 125-132.

Jin Huang, Chun Yu, Yuntao Wang, Yuhang Zhao, Siqi Liu, Chou Mo, Jie Liu, Yuanchun Shi, FOCUS: Enhancing Children’s Engagement in Reading by Using Contextual BCI Training Sessions, In Proc. of CHI ‘14, the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 

Yuhang Zhao, Yongqiang Qin, Yang Liu, Siqi Liu, Yuanchun Shi, QOOK: A New Physical-Virtual Coupling Experience for Active Reading, In Proc. of UIST 2013 Adjunct, the 26th Annual ACM Symposium Adjunct on User Interface Software and Technology, Pages 5-6.

Yuhang Zhao, Alexis Hope, Jin Huang, Yoel Sumitro, James Landay, Yuanchun Shi, Hero: Designing Learning Tools to Increase Parental Involvement in Elementary Education in China, In Proc. of CHI EA ‘13, CHI 2013 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Pages 637-642.

Lixin Shi, Yuhang Zhao, Jie Tang, Batch Mode Active Learning for Networked Data, Journal paper in the ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST), Volume 3 Issue 2, February 2012.

Yuhang Zhao, Xue Chao, Xiang Cao, Yuanchun Shi, PicoPet: A “Real World” Digital Pet on a Handheld Projector, In Proc. of UIST 2011 Adjunct, the 24th Annual ACM Symposium Adjunct on User Interface Software and Technology, Pages 1-2.

Yu Zhong, Yue Suo, Wenchang Xu, Chun Yu, Xinwei Guo, Yuhang Zhao, Yuanchun Shi, Smart Home on Smart Phone. In Proc. of Ubicomp 2011, the 13th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, Pages 467-468. 

Lixin Shi, Yuhang Zhao, Jie Tang, Combining Link and Content in Collective Active Learning, In Proc. of CIKM 2010, the 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Pages 1829-2832.