Qin Wu

PhD Candidate

Qin received the M.F.A. degree in information arts and design from Tsinghua University, China, in 2016. Her research area includes human-computer interaction, user experience, and accessibility. Her PhD research focuses on using interactive technologies to help children with autism, especially in daily activities learning and social skills improve. She is also the lab director and leads the Interactive Media Studio.

Qin grew up in Sichuan, China. In her spare time, she enjoys playing guitar and football.


Wu, Q., Xu, R., Liu, V., Lottridge, Danielle., and Nanayakkara, S.C. 2022. Players and performance: opportunities for social interaction with augmented tabletop games at centres for children with autism. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, ISS, Article 563 (December 2022), 24 pages. Honorable Mention Award!

Muthukumarana S., Elvitigala D.S., Wu Q., Pai Y.S., Nanayakkara S.C. 2021. Jammify: Interactive Multi-sensory System for Digital Art Jamming. In Human-Computer-Interaction – INTERACT 2021, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 23–41