My research focuses on the intersection between programming, telling stories, and making things. I work with Eric Paulos in the Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley.
PhD student in Computer Science UC Berkeley, 2016-present
MS in Computer Science Stanford University, 2016
BS in Engineering, Product Design Stanford University, 2014
upcoming work at DIS 2018
Rundong Tian, Sarah Sterman, Ethan Chiou, Jeremy Warner, and Eric Paulos. 2018. MatchSticks: Woodworking through Improvisational Digital Fabrication. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173574.3173723 Honorable Mention
Christine Dierk, Sarah Sterman, Molly Jane Pearce Nicholas, and Eric Paulos. 2018. HäirIÖ: Human Hair as Interactive Material. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (TEI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 148-157. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3173225.3173232
Joy Kim, Sarah Sterman, Allegra Argent Beal Cohen, and Michael S. Bernstein. 2017. Mechanical Novel: Crowdsourcing Complex Work through Reflection and Revision. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW '17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 233-245. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2998181.2998196