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ZHAO ZHAO

Yes, I have the same first and last name.

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ABOUT ME

I am currently an Assistant Professor at McMaster University, Canada. I explore and develop intelligent, efficient, and fun wearable systems that can sustain and improve user efficacy as they integrate into everyday life.
I love robots, cats, cocktails, latte art, and baking Chiffon cakes.

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EDUCATION

September 2014 - August 2019

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, CARLETON UNIVERSITY

Research Interests: Multimodal Human-Computer Interaction, Wearables, Gamification, Exergames, Player Modeling, Persuasive Technology

Thesis: Personalization of Wearable-Based Exergames with Continuous Player Modeling

September 2012 - August 2014

MASTER OF APPLIED SCIENCE, CARLETON UNIVERSITY

Research Interests: Software Engineering, Model-Driven Development, Model Transformation

Thesis: UML Model to Fault Tree Model Transformation for Dependability Analysis

September 2007 - July 2011

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF ELECTRONIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA

Computer Science

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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

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POSTDOC FELLOW, SEMAPHORE RESEARCH CLUSTER, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO,

September 2019 - August 2023

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, INTERACTIVE MEDIA GROUP, CARLETON UNIVERSITY

September 2014 - August 2019

RESEARCH ASSISTANT, ACT RESEARCH GROUP, MCGILL UNIVERSITY

May 2015 - Sep 2015

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, INSTITUTE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

UNIVERSITY OF ELECTRONIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA

October 2008 - July 2011

PROJECTS

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STRAY BIRD

A Wearable-Based Exergame

Robot Hand

CONTACT

1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario  L8S 4L8

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