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Capstone Project: Research Portal, Semester 2

Team: Boyd Compton, Emma Drobina, Sowjanya Garigipati, Ryan Hodge, Colin John During the first semester of the capstone project, we designed the layout of our web application, an…

“Pay Attention!”: Developing the Social Behavior of a Responsive Robot Tutor

Team: Emma Drobina, Dr. Jenay Beer Electronic tutoring agents, such as robots, have much potential to provide customized and engaging education to students.  In math education specifically, robots…

Ward One – Spring 2018

Starting in the Spring of 2017, I worked on Ward One, a project for the Critical Interactives class. The Ward One project is an iOS application that chronicles…

Ms. An, the Robot Teaching Assistant

Team: Dr. Jenay Beer, Karina Liles, De’aira Bryant, Emma Drobina Abstract: The purpose of this project, headed by Dr. Jenay Beer and Karina Liles, is to gauge the…

Spatial Contiguity and Gestures for Robot Instructors

Team: Dr. Jenay Beer, Clifton Perry,  Professor Scotty Craig, Emma Drobina Abstract: Multimedia lessons are an important part of the set of educational tools. In this study, we…

Clothes Swap

I helped organize and staff two clothes drives for transgender youth in South Carolina. I volunteered with the Trans Student Alliance to collect and sort clothes, as well…

User Testing of Telepresence Robots Among Older Adults with Mobility Impairment

Team: Xian Wu, Rebecca Thomas, Emma Drobina, Tracy Mitzner, Dr. Jenay Beer Abstract: For older adults with mobility impairment, maintaining health and wellness while aging-in-place independently is crucial….

Telepresence Evaluation for Older Adults Aging with Mobility Impairment

  Team: Xian Wu, Rebecca Thomas, Emma Drobina, Tracy Mitzner, Dr. Jenay Beer Abstract: Mobility is a key component for older adults to maintain wellness and health while…

Women in Computing @ USC

I am an active member of Women in Computing @ USC (WiC), a professional organization devoted to networking, professional development, and volunteer work among women in the field…

Capstone Project: Research Portal, Semester 1

Team: Boyd Compton, Emma Drobina, Sowjanya Garigipati, Ryan Hodge, Colin John The capstone project is the final project for University of South Carolina computer science students. Over the…