The Computational Health and Interaction (CHAI) Lab uses ubiquitous and emergent technologies to address problems related to people’s health and wellbeing.

Faculty

Alex Mariakakis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto and an Affiliate Scientist at Techna. He received his Ph.D. from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Alex's work is published in top-tier venues in his field, including CHI and IMWUT. His work has also been featured by many media outlets (e.g., BBC, National Geographic, and USA Today). Alex is a fellow of the mHealth Training Institute. As a student, he was a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship, and the Gaetano Borriello Outstanding Student Award at UbiComp 2018.

Graduate Students

brenna_li
PhD, started 2018
Co-advisor: Khai Truong
salaar_liaqat
PhD, started 2018
Co-advisor: Eyal de Lara
blue_lin
PhD, started 2021
Co-advisor: Khai Truong
dhruv_verma
PhD, started 2021
ian_ruffolo
PhD, started 2021
Co-advisor: Michael Brudno
ken_christofferson
PhD, started 2021
Co-advisor: Joseph Cafazzo
sejal_bhalla
PhD, started 2021
Co-advisor: Eyal de Lara
andrii_lenyshyn
PhD, started 2023

Undergraduate Students

helen_li
BS, started 2021
anna_kirik
BS, started 2023
minh_le
BS, started 2023
pierre_lessard
BS, started 2023
shawn_kong
BS, started 2023
andrew_qiu
BS, started 2024
katherine_jelich
BS, started 2024
kevin_huang
Kevin Huang
BS, started 2024
michelle_lin
BS, started 2024
muhammad_brillian
BS, started 2024
nina_huang
BS, started 2024
tien_han
BS, started 2024