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EDUCATION

2017 - present
(Exp. May 2019)

2012 - 2017


 

Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science
Master of Science, Computer Science    (GPA:  4.11)

  • Thesis:   “Painting with CATS: Camera-Aided Texture Synthesis”

Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts
Bachelor of Fine Arts With Additional Major in Computer Science 

  • Thesis:  “SumVis: An Interactive Summary and Visualization Tool for Large-Scale Graphs”

  • Graduated with University Honors, College of Fine Arts Honors, School of Computer Science Honors, and Phi Beta Kappa

 

Awards and Grants

2016




2016

2016



2015

2012 - 2016

 

Samuel Rosenberg Senior Art Award

  • Awarded to graduating senior Art students for significant development and promise in art.

Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry Microgrant

  • Awarded small grant for Senior Art thesis project: Girl in the Machine

Finalist (4th Place): UN #LinksSDGs Data Visualization Challenge

  • Designed and implemented data visualization for UN flagship publications using D3.js. Featured on the United Nations website.

Design Patent #1202001414

  • Patent for a sculptural design from the Thailand Department of Intellectual Property.

Carnegie Mellon University Dean’s List

  • Fall 2012, Fall & Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016

 

Research

  1. Ticha Sethapakdi, James McCann.  “Painting with CATS: Camera-Aided Texture Synthesis”. In submission to CHI 2019.

  2. Ticha Sethapakdi, Zhongmin Xie, Adam Perer, Anind K. Dey, Jennifer Mankoff, Nikola Banovic.  “The Behavior Dashboard”. In-progress.

  3. Nikola Banovic, Ticha Sethapakdi, Zhongmin Xie, Afsaneh Doryab, Carissa Low, Jennifer Mankoff, Anind K. Dey. “A Computational Modeling Approach to Study and Predict Hospital Readmission in Pancreatic Surgery Patients”. In submission to CHI 2019.

  4. Nikola Banovic, Ticha Sethapakdi, Yasasvi Hari, Anind K. Dey, Jennifer Mankoff.   “The Limits of Expert Text Entry Speed on Mobile Keyboards with Autocorrect”. In submission to CHI 2019.

  5. Megan Hofmann, Lea Albaugh, Ticha Sethapakdi, James McCann, Jessica Hodgins, Jennifer Mankoff.  “KnitDown: Generative Garment Design Informed by Machine-Knittable Hand-Knitting Patterns”. In-progress.

  6. Ticha Sethapakdi, Christos Faloutsos. “SumVis: An Interactive Summary and Visualization Tool for Large-Scale Graphs”. School of Computer Science Honors Undergraduate Research Thesis. Completed June 2016.

  7. Di Jin, Christos Faloutsos, Danai Koutra, Ticha Sethapakdi. “PERSEUS3: Visualizing and Interactively Mining Large-Scale Graphs”. KDD Workshop on Mining and Learning with Graphs (MLG), 2016.

 

Service

2018 - present




2017

2012

 

Carnegie Mellon SCS Dean Search Advisory Committee

  • Appointed as the Masters student representative to assist with the search for a new Dean of the School of Computer Science.

Student Volunteer: UIST 2017 — Quebec City, Canada

  • Assisted with various organizational duties throughout the conference.

Events Coordinator: Creators Coalition — Carnegie Mellon University

  • Coordinated public communications and organized art forums, exhibits, open critique conferences, and workshops throughout the year.

 

Employment

2018




2018



2017





2014

 

Course Assistant — Carnegie Mellon University Human-Computer Interaction Institute

  • Assisted with grading for Chris Harrison’s Designing Human-Centered Software class.

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute

Research Assistant — Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

  • Developed script that analyzes log data to generate usage statistics for the Bridges system.

Research Intern — Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

  • Researched graph analytics with the Sherlock and Blacklight supercomputers.

  • Funded by the NSF’s Research Experience for Undergraduates program.

 

Exhibitions and Presentations

2018


2016


2016

2014



2014

2012

 

Innovation with Impact Research Exhibition — Carnegie Mellon University

  • Presented Masters thesis work, CaTS: Camera-Aided Texture Synthesis.

Meeting of the Minds Research Exhibition — Carnegie Mellon University

  • Presented Undergraduate thesis work, SumVis: An Interactive Summary and Visualization Tool for Large-Scale Graphs.

FREE GERMS Art Exhibition — The Miller Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Group exhibition with the School of Art graduating class of 2016.

Duquesne Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium — Duquesne University

  • Presented work on applications of graph analytics with big data.

XSEDE14 Conference Poster Presentation — Atlanta, GA

  • Presented work on applications of graph analytics with big data.

Big Brother, Where Art Thou? Art Exhibition — The Frame Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Group exhibition with Professor Andrew Johnson’s Concept Studio I class.