Qiao (Georgie) Jin

Hi! I am a 4th-year Computer Science PhD student from Grouplens Research Center at the University of Minnesota. I am luckily adviced by Prof. Lana Yarosh. My research focuses on using AR/VR/MR to support remote education, collaboration and social connection.

Qiao (Georgie) Jin

My News

Oct 8, 2022: Our work “Be a Lighting programmer”: Supporting Children Collaborative Learning through Tangible Programming System” was provisionally accepted by IJHCI.
May 3, 2022: Presented our Educational VR work in CHI 2022, New Orleans.
Feb 10, 2022: Our work “How Will VR Enter University Classrooms? Multi-stakeholders Investigation of VR in Higher Education” was accepted by CHI 2022.
Aug 20, 2021: Our work “MoMoBot: Social Robots for Remote Communication” got Best Toio Award in UIST’21 SIC.
June 26, 2021: Present the position paper “Playing for Real: Opportunities of Using AR to Empower the Remote Playing for Distributed Family” in IDC’21 Smart Toys workshop.
Apr 27, 2020: Our paper "VWorld: an Immersive VR System for Learning Programming" was accepted by IDC 2020.
Mar 23, 2020: Our paper "Another Decade of IDC Research: Examining and Reflecting on Values and Ethics" was accepted by IDC 2020.
Dec 29, 2020: My first book "Training Manual for Computational Thinking" was published by China Youth Publishing House.

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Publications and Manuscripts

[1] Qiao Jin, Yu Liu, Svetlana Yarosh, Bo Han, Feng Qian. How Will VR Enter University Classrooms? Multi-stakeholders Investigation of VR in Higher Education. The 2021 ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI’22).
[2] Qiao Jin, Yu Liu, Ye Yuan, Svetlana Yarosh, Evan Suma Rosenberg. VWorld: an Immersive VR System for Learning Programming. In the 2020 ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC’20, WIP).
[3] Ze Li, Tingting Wang, Qiao Jin. Training Manual for Computational Thinking. Beijing, ChinaYouth Publishing House, Jan. 2020.
[4] Saba Kawas, Ye Yuan, Akeiylah DeWitt, Qiao Jin, Susanne Kirchner, Abigail Bilger, Ethan Grantham, Julie A. Kientz, Andrea Tartaro, Svetlana Yarosh. Another Decade of IDC Research: Examining andReflecting on Values and Ethics . In the 2020 ACM Interaction Design and ChildrenConference (IDC’20).
[5] Qiao Jin, Danli Wang, Xiaozhou Deng. MazeRobot: A Tangible Embedded System to Help Children Learn Programming. The 15th CCF Conference on China Human-Computer Interaction (CHCI’19). [pdf]
[6] Xiaozhou Deng, Danli Wang, Qiao Jin. CoProStory: A Tangible Programming System for Children’s Collaboration. In the 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative (CSCL 2019).[pdf]
[7] Xiaozhou Deng, Danli Wang, Qiao Jin. ARCat:A tangible programming tool for DFS algorithm teaching. In the 2019 ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC 2019, WIP).[pdf]
[8] Qiao Jin, Danli Wang, Xiaozhou Deng, Nan Zheng, Steve Chiu. AR-Maze: A Tangible Programming Tool for Children Based on AR Technology. In the 2018 ACM Interaction Design and Children Conference (IDC’18, WIP).[pdf]
[9] Qiao Jin, Danli Wang, Fang Sun. TanCreator: A Tangible Tool for Children to Create Augmented Reality Games. In the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp’18, Poster).[pdf]
[10] Xiaozhou Deng, Danli Wang, Qiao Jin. TLogic: A Tangible Programming Tool to Help Children Solve Problems. In the 12th International Conference on E-Learning and Games (Edutainment 2018).[pdf]

Patents and Copyrights

[1] Danli Wang, Qiao Jin, Xiaozhou Deng, A Tangible Programming Tool Based on AR Technology, 2017.12.18, China, 201711381394X (Patent)
[2] Danli Wang, Xiaozhou Deng, Qiao Jin, A Tangible Programming System for Childrens Collaboration,2017.12.18, China, 2017113813653 (Patent)
[3] Qiao Jin, Jingda Yang, Yuan Xin, Qingchun Wang, Weisheng Kong, A Landscape Precise Navigation System, 2015.01.05, China, 2015SR089429 (Copyright)
[4] Danli Wang, Qiao Jin, A Tangible Programming System for Children based on Android, 2019.02.18, China, 2018R11L1373431 (Copyright)

 

Selected Awards and Honors

Outstanding Student of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 2017 – 2019
National Scholarship 2018 (Highest level of scholarship set by the government of China)
UbiComp 2018 Student Travel Grant 2018
Outstanding Graduates of Shandong Province 2016 (Highest honor for graduate set by the government of Shandong)
The Chinese Computer Federation (CCF) Outstanding Undergraduate Award 2015 (Top 100 students in all junior and senior years of computer science undergraduate in China)
Dean Scholarship 2015 (Top 10 of all grades in computer science department)
The First Class Scholarship of Shandong University 2014 – 2015
Outstanding Student Leaders of Shandong University 2013 – 2015
Shandong University’s 10 Most Influential Student 2015 (Top 10 of all students in Shandong University)
The First Prize in Undergraduate Scientific and Technological Innovation Project 2015
The First Prize in Mathematical Contest in Modeling of Shandong University 2015
Honorable Mention in the Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) 2015
The Second Prize in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2014 (Top 5.7% of more than 25,000 teams)
The First Prize in Qilu Software Design Competition 2014 (Top 10% of 469 teams)