YAO LYU

yaolyu (at) psu.edu / lyuisyao (at) outlook.com

EDUCATION

  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, US

PhD in Informatics (2020 - now)

  • Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Master of Science in Information Science (2018)

  • University of Turku, Turku, Finland

Master of Science in Information System Science (2018)

  • Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (2014)

RESEARCH INTERESTS & SKILLS

  • Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Qualitative Research, Infrastructure Studies, Community Informatics.

  • Skills: Data Collection (Interview, Survey); Data Analysis (Nvivo, SPSS, SmartPLS); UX evaluation (Usability Test, Competitive Analysis).

PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Yao Lyu, Juan Xie, and Bingbing Xie. 2020. The Attitudes of Chinese Online Users Towards Movie Piracy: A Content Analysis. International Conference on Information: 169–185. (Acceptance rate: 30%)

SERVICES

CONFERENCE REVIEWER

  • CHI 2021

  • CSCW 2020 June

  • ASIS&T 2020

JOURNAL REVIEWER

  • Human-Computer Interaction

WORK EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Project: Feasibility of Interactive 3D Map for Remote Sighted Assistance (06/2021-09/2021).

Responsibilities: Experiment Design, Data Collection (Interview), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis).

  • Project: A Systematic Literature Review on Infrastructure Studies in Human-Computer Interaction (01/2021-05/2021).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Systematic Literature Review), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis), Discussions.

  • Project: Residents’ Use of Travel Apps in the COVID-19 Pandemic (10/2020-12/2020).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Interview), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis).

  • Project: Residents’ Use of Digital Contact Tracing in the COVID-19 Pandemic (06/2020-09/2020).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Interview), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis), Literature Review, Discussions.

  • Project: Residents’ Use of Social Media in the COVID-19 Pandemic (01/2020-05/2020).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Interview), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis), Literature Review.

  • Project: Bystanders' Encounters with A Facial Recognition System on Campus (06/2019-12/2019).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Interview), Data Analysis (Thematic Analysis), Literature Review, Discussion.

  • Project: Users' Interactions with 3D Printers (02/2019-05/2019).

Responsibilities: Data Collection (Interview).

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • College of Information Sciences and Technology, Penn State University (01/2021-12/2021)

IST597 “Elements of Machine Learning”

IST331 “Foundations of Human-Centered Design”

IST431 "The Information Environment"

HONOR

  • Overseas Exchange Student Scholarship, Central China Normal University (2016, 2017)

  • Second Class Academic Scholarship, Central China Normal University (2015-2018)