About Me

I’m Caleb, Zhicong Lu, an HCI researcher at DGP Lab, University of Toronto. I'm a PhD student in Computer Science supervised by Professor Daniel Wigdor. Previously I was a Master of Interdisciplinary Studies of Information and Art Design in Tsinghua University, China, supervised by Professor Ying-Qing Xu and Professor Yuanchun Shi. Before starting my master, I had a bachelor of Electronic Engineering and Game Design at Tsinghua University.

I am interested in HCI and Machine Learning, especially in studying, designing, and building systems that support social interactions, to enhance trust, engagement, and knowledge sharing in virtual and physical spaces.


News & Travel

Back to Toronto for the summer

CHI2018@Montréal

Visited Cornell Tech Social Technologies Lab of Professor Mor Naaman for 4 months

CHI2017@Denver

UIST2015@Charlotte

Start school at U of Toronto

Graduated from Tsinghua University

CHI2015@Seoul

UIST2014@Honolulu

IDC2014@Aarhus

Publications

InkPlanner: Supporting Prewriting via Intelligent Visual Diagramming (To appear in IEEE VAST 2018)

Zhicong Lu, Mingming Fan, Yun Wang, Jian Zhao, Michelle Annett, Daniel Wigdor

You Watch, You Give, and You Engage: A Study of Live Streaming Practices in China

Zhicong Lu, Haijun Xia, Seongkook Heo, and Daniel Wigdor. You Watch, You Give, and You Engage: A Study of Live Streaming Practices in China. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, p. 466. ACM, 2018.

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The Rise and Proliferation of Live-Streaming in China: Insights and Lessons

Jinglan Lin, Zhicong Lu (2017) The Rise and Proliferation of Live-Streaming in China: Insights and Lessons. In: Stephanidis C. (eds) HCI International 2017 – Posters' Extended Abstracts. HCI 2017. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 714. Springer, Cham

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Comparing Mid-air Finger Motion with Touch for Small Target Acquisition on Wearable Devices

Mingming Fan, Anuruddha Hettiarachchi, Zhicong Lu, Seyong Ha, and Priyank Gupta. 2017. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1593-1600.

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LEGO2NANO: Designing interactive science for children in China

Francois Grey, En-Te Hwu, Zhicong Lu, et al. LEGO2NANO: Designing interactive science for children in China. Interaction Design and Children 2014 Extended Abstract (Demo Paper), Aarhus, Denmark, 2014

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