Position

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Office

Work from home

Contact Info

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

email:

website: https://www.csee.umbc.edu/~sanorita/

Education

Ph.D., Candidate, Computer Science, 2020, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, 2013, University of South Carolina (Outstanding Thesis Award)
B.E., Computer Science and Technology, 2007 IIEST (formerly B.E. College)

Research Areas

Sanorita Dey has completed his B.Tech from IIEST, Shibpur in 2007, her M.S. from USC in 2013, and her Ph.D. in 2020 from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research emphasizes human-computer interaction, social computing, crowd computing, technologically mediated persuasive systems, and spatial learning primarily with applications to building socio-technical and interactive systems. Her work has been published and received awards in premier venues in human-computer interaction, including CHI and CSCW. Sanorita is the recipient of the Maria Pia Graton Fellowship, UIUC Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship, and the outstanding thesis awards for her Master’s thesis. Her recent research on “Effects of Socially Stigmatized Crowdfunding Campaigns in Shaping Opinions” received the best paper honorable mention award at CHI’18. Her other work on “Understanding the Effect of the Combination of Navigation Tools in Learning Spatial Knowledge” was selected among the Top-5 papers at SUI’19.