2017→ Stanford, postdoc in computer science

Under Michael S. Bernstein in the HCI group

2013–17 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), PhD in mechanical engineering

Under Jon Cagan & Phil R. Leduc, with Manuela M. Veloso & Yongjie Jessica Zhang on the committee

2009–10 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), MS in industrial design

Under Youn-kyung Lim & Tek-Jin Nam

2006 Zhejiang University (ZJU), exchange student in industrial design
2004–07 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), BDes in industrial design

With first class honors


2018 IDEO CoLab, fellow
2016→ Stanford crowd research collective, team member
2015–18 Pitt iSchool inclusion institute (I3), research mentor
2012 KAIST Cultural Technology (CT), visiting scholar

Under Meeyoung Cha

2004–12 Adaptive Equipment, design lead

Intermittent positions over several years


2018→ Stanford Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, postdoc teaching certificate
2013–14 CMU Mechanical Engineering, teaching assistant in Senior design

Nominated for teaching assistance award

2013–17 CMU Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, future faculty program
2009–11 KAIST Industrial Design, teaching assistant in Design product system & Emotional design


2009 Red Dot, design award
2007 Australian China Business Council, youth delegation

Invitee of president Hu Jintau

2006 Red Dot, design award
2002 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), first prize alliance in south east region


2018 Mozilla Open Leaders, mentor in cohort 6
2016→ Cultured Fit, president and co-founder
2015 National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS), chief financial officer
2014–15 CMU Graduate Student Assembly (GSA), vice president of finance
2009–12 TEDxKAIST, founder and director

Also supported other TEDx in Korea


2017→ Program committee (PC)

Designing Technologies to Support Human Problem Solving at VL/HCC’18, CSCW’18, Linked Democracy at IJCAI’17

2009→ Reviewer (R2)



AI EDAM 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
HCOMP'17 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.
CI'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. Collective Intelligence.
L@S'17 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. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: 10.1145/3051457.3054013
CSCW'17 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. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1902-1913. DOI: 10.1145/2998181.2998234
CSCW'17 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 Companion. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-4. DOI: 10.1145/3022198.3023270
DCC'16 Whiting, Mark E., Cagan, J. and LeDuc, P., 2017. Automated Induction of General Grammars for Design. In Design Computing and Cognition'16. Springer, Cham. 267-278 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44989-0_15
UIST'16 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. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 625-637. DOI: 10.1145/2984511.2984542
CAADRIA'10 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, Hong-Kong Mar.
IASDR'09 Whiting, Mark E. & Varadarajan, S., 2009. Early Exploration of Cloud Computing for Design Practice & Education. Proceedings of International Association of Societies of Design Research, Seoul Nov.