Mark E. Whiting



2017 → Stanford University Postdoc, computer science (HCI group) under Michael S. Bernstein
2013-2017 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) PhD, mechanical engineering under Jon Cagan & Phil R. Leduc, with Manuela M. Veloso and Yongjie Jessica Zhang on the comittee
2009-2010 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) MS, industrial design with Youn-kyung Lim & Tek-Jin Nam
2004-2007 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Bachelors of design, industrial design, first class honors
2006 Zhejiang University (ZJU) Exchange student for 1 year in industrial design


2018 IDEO CoLab Fellow
2016 → Stanford Crowd Research Collective Team member
2016-2018 Pitt iSchool Inclusion Institute Research mentor
2012 KAIST Cultural Technology Visiting scholar with Meeyoung Cha
→ 2012 Adaptive Equipment Design lead (intermitent positions between 2003 and 2012)


2018 → Stanford Postdoc teaching certificate program
2013-2017 CMU Future faculty program at the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence
2013-2014 CMU Senior design, teaching assistant, nominated for teaching assistance award
2011 KAIST Design product system, teaching assistant
2009 KAIST Emotional design, teaching assistant


2006 & 2009 Red Dot design award, awarded 2 times
2007 Australian youth delegation to china, invitee of president Hu Jintao
2002 FIRST robotics competition, first prize alliance SE region


2018 Mozilla Open Leaders, cohort 5 and conhort 6 mentor
2016 → President and co-founder, Cultured Fit
2015 Cheif financial officer, National Association of Graduate and Professional Students
2014-2015 Vice president of finance, CMU Graduate Student Assembly, CMU
2009-2012 Founder and director, TEDxKAIST (and supported other TEDx in Korea)


2017 → Program committee: Designing Technologies to Support Human Problem Solving at VL/HCC'18, CSCW'18, Linked Democracy at IJCAI'17
2009 → Reviewer: CHI, CSCW, CC, MobileHCI, IDETC, IASDR, DIS, UIST, TSC.


Whiting, M.E., J. Cagan and P. R. LeDuc, Efficient Probabilistic Grammar Induction for Design. AI EDAM, Vol 32, No. 2, pp. 177-188, 2018. DOI: 10.1017/S0890060417000464
Snehalkumar "Neil" S. Gaikwad, Nalin Chhibber, Vibhor Sehgal, Alipta Ballav, Catherine Mullings, Ahmed Nasser, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Aaron Gilbee, Dilrukshi Gamage, Mark E. Whiting, Sharon Zhou, Sekandar Matin, Senadhipathige Niranga, Shirish Goyal, Dinesh Majeti, Preethi Srinivas, Adam Ginzberg, Kamila Mananova, Karolina Ziulkoski, Jeff Regino, Tejas Sarma, Akshansh Sinha, Abhratanu Paul, Christopher Diemert, Mahesh Murag, William Dai, Manoj Pandey, Rajan Vaish, Michael Bernstein. Prototype Tasks: Improving Crowdsourcing Results through Rapid, Iterative Task Design. Fifth AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing. 2017 HCOMP'17.
Mark E. Whiting, Dilrukshi Gamage, Shirish Goyal, Aaron Gilbee, Dinesh Majeti, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Mohamed Hashim Salih, Tejas Seshadri Sarma, Vinayak Mathur, Manoj Pandey, Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Rajan Vaish and Michael S. Bernstein. Designing A Constitution for a Self-Governing Crowdsourcing Marketplace. 2017. CI'17: Collective Intelligence.
Dilrukshi Gamage, Mark E. Whiting, Thejan Rajapakshe, Haritha Thilakarathne, Indika Perera, and Shantha Fernando. 2017. Improving Assessment on MOOCs Through Peer Identification and Aligned Incentives. In Proceedings of the Fourth ACM conference on Learning@Scale L@S'17. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: 10.1145/3051457.3054013
Mark E. Whiting, Dilrukshi Gamage, Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Aaron Gilbee, Shirish Goyal, Alipta Ballav, Dinesh Majeti, Nalin Chhibber, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Freddie Vargus, Tejas Seshadri Sarma, Varshine Chandrakanthan, Teogenes Moura, Mohamed Hashim Salih, Gabriel Bayomi Tinoco Kalejaiye, Adam Ginzberg, Catherine A. Mullings, Yoni Dayan, Kristy Milland, Henrique Orefice, Jeff Regino, Sayna Parsi, Kunz Mainali, Vibhor Sehgal, Sekandar Matin, Akshansh Sinha, Rajan Vaish, and Michael S. Bernstein. 2017. Crowd Guilds: Worker-led Reputation and Feedback on Crowdsourcing Platforms. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing CSCW'17. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1902-1913. DOI: 10.1145/2998181.2998234
Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Mark E. Whiting, Dilrukshi Gamage, Catherine A. Mullings, Dinesh Majeti, Shirish Goyal, Aaron Gilbee, Nalin Chhibber, Adam Ginzberg, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Sekandar Matin, Vibhor Sehgal, Tejas Seshadri Sarma, Ahmed Nasser, Alipta Ballav, Jeff Regino, Sharon Zhou, Kamila Mananova, Preethi Srinivas, Karolina Ziulkoski, Dinesh Dhakal, Alexander Stolzoff, Senadhipathige S. Niranga, Mohamed Hashim Salih, Akshansh Sinha, Rajan Vaish, and Michael S. Bernstein. 2017. The Daemo Crowdsourcing Marketplace. In Companion of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW'17 Companion). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-4. DOI: 10.1145/3022198.3023270
Whiting, Mark E., Cagan, J. and LeDuc, P., 2017. Automated Induction of General Grammars for Design. In Design Computing and Cognition'16. DCC'16 Springer, Cham. 267-278 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44989-0_15
Snehalkumar (Neil) S. Gaikwad, Durim Morina, Adam Ginzberg, Catherine Mullings, Shirish Goyal, Dilrukshi Gamage, Christopher Diemert, Mathias Burton, Sharon Zhou, Mark E. Whiting, Karolina Ziulkoski, Alipta Ballav, Aaron Gilbee, Senadhipathige S. Niranga, Vibhor Sehgal, Jasmine Lin, Leonardy Kristianto, Angela Richmond-Fuller, Jeff Regino, Nalin Chhibber, Dinesh Majeti, Sachin Sharma, Kamila Mananova, Dinesh Dhakal, William Dai, Victoria Purynova, Samarth Sandeep, Varshine Chandrakanthan, Tejas Sarma, Sekandar Matin, Ahmed Nasser, Rohit Nistala, Alexander Stolzoff, Kristy Milland, Vinayak Mathur, Rajan Vaish, and Michael S. Bernstein. 2016. Boomerang: Rebounding the Consequences of Reputation Feedback on Crowdsourcing Platforms. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology UIST'16. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 625-637. DOI: 10.1145/2984511.2984542
Lee, J.H., Park, H.J, Lim, S., Kim, S.J., Jung, H. & Whiting, Mark E., 2010. A Formal Approach for the Interpretation of Cultural Content: Evolution of a Korean traditional pattern, Bosangwhamun. Proceedings of Computer Aided Architectural Design in Asia CAADRIA'10, Hong-Kong Mar.
Whiting, Mark E. & Varadarajan, S., 2009. Early Exploration of Cloud Computing for Design Practice & Education. Proceedings of International Association of Societies of Design Research IASDR'09, Seoul Nov.