Joon Jang/

Hi šŸ‘‹ - I'm Joon, a researcher focused on making the world more accessible.

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Ph.D. Student @ Carnegie Mellon University, Human-Computer Interaction Institute

I'm a second-year Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science, advised by Patrick Carrington and Andrew Begel. I focus on understanding, designing, and building AI-equipped assistive technology (AT) and how such tools affect and alter existing social dynamics in intro- and extra-spective ways ā€“ tackling stigma, user-assimilation, and the AT adoption/abandonment problem through my research.

Recent Updates

  • 2023 Oct - šŸ¤  College Autism Summit 23 @ Nashville - Presented a talk on autistic workers' use of LLMs for social advice. (Please ask for a paper predraft if interested!)
  • 2023 Jul - ā­ ND at Work Workshop @ Seattle - Presented on ongoing work and student-volunteered
  • 2023 Jan - šŸŒ Overhauled this personal website for improved design and accessibility
  • 2022 Nov - šŸŽ‰ Joined the VariAbility Lab
  • 2022 Oct - šŸ‡¬šŸ‡· ASSETS 22 @ Athens: shared a poster and participated as an SV

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