Annu Sible Prabhakar

Annu Sible Prabhakar

Associate Professor

Teachers College

250I

CECH - School of Information Technology - 0002

250I Teachers-Dyer Complex
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221

Professional Summary

Dr. Annu Sible Prabhakar is an Associate Professor of Information Technology in the School of Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati (UC).  Her research lies at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCI /D), Health Informatics, and Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT 4D).  Currently, her research focuses on designing socio-technical support interventions for women as they transition to motherhood. Her research has been presented at international conferences such as SIGCHI, IEEE CHASE, and Pervasive Health.  Her papers have won the Best Paper Honorable Mentions at SIGCHI conferences, and the Best Paper award at the Pervasive Health Conference.  She is also the second-place winner of graduate research competition at a SIGCHI Conference.

In 2013, she received the George Barbour award for excellence in student-faculty relations, a university-wide award. She is a winner of the Golden Apple award for teaching excellence in the School of Information Technology.  Dr. Prabhakar received her Ph.D. in Informatics from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Education

PhD , Indiana University Bloomington, IN, (Informatics)

MS , Indiana University Bloomington, IN, (Informatics)

MS , Mississippi State University Starkville, MS, (Computer Science)

B.Tech, College of Engineering Trivandrum, Kerala, India, (Electrical and Electronics Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

2006 -To Present - Associate Professor, Department of Information Technology, Univeristy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2006 -2008 Assistant Department Head, Deapartment of Information Technology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2000 -2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1997 -2000 Information Systems Analyst, The Health Alliance of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1994 -1997 Graduate Research Assistant, Diagnostic Instrumentation and Analysis Laboratory, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

1991 -1993 Research Associate, Institute of Human Resources Development for Electronics, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

05-20-2019 -08-16-2019 Research , Microsoft Research India, Bangalore, India

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Annu Sible Prabhakar, Nikki Newhouse, Emma Simpson, Christine Wanjiru Mburu, Nova Ahmed, and Yunan Chen (2019. ) MatHealthXB: Designing Across Borders for Global Maternal Health.CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , ,

Annu Sible Prabhakar (2019. ) Designing Compassion Cultivating Interactions for New Mothers.CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, , https://doi.org/10.1145/3290607.3308454 ,

Prabhakar, A., Stolterman, E., Šabanović, S. (2019. ) Understanding Life Transitions: A Case Study of Support Needs of Low-Income Mothers.CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings, ,

Annu Sible Prabhakar (2018. ) Designing for Compassion Cultivation .Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human-factors in Computing Systems , ,

Prabhakar, A., Bharadwaj, A., Shivaprakash, S., Liang, X., Siek, K., Connelly, K. (2018. ) Designing Social Support Enabling Mobile Application for New Mothers .n Proceedings of the 12th EAI International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, ,

Annu Prabhakar, Lucia Guerra-Reyes, Vanessa M Kleinschmidt, Ben Jelen, Haley MacLeod, Kay Connelly, and Katie Siek (2017. ) Investigating the Suitability of the Asynchronous, Remote, Community-based Method for Pregnant and New Mothers. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Honorable Mention Award (top 5%)., ,

Prabhakar, A., Guerra-Reyes, L., Effron, A., Kleinschmidt, V., Driscoll, M., Peters, C., Pereira, V., Alshehri, M., Ongwere, T., and Siek, K. (2017. ) “Let me know if you need anything”: Support Realities of New Mothers .Proceedings of the Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (Best Paper Award) , ,

Natarajan, S., Prabhakar, A., Ramanan, N., Baglione, A., Connelly, K., Siek, K (2017. ) Boosting for Postpartum Depression Prediction .Proceedings of the Second IEEE Conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies , ,

Guerra-Reyes, L., Christie, V. M, Prabhakar, A., Siek, A (2017. ) Mind the Gap: Assessing the Disconnect Between Postpartum Health Information Desired and Health Information Received .Women's Health Issues, , 27 (2 ) ,167-173

MacLeod, H., Jelen, B., Prabhakar, A., Oehlberg, L., Siek, K. and Connelly, K (2016. ) Asynchronous Remote Communities (ARC) for Researching Distributed Populations .Proceedings of the Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare , ,

Guerra-Reyes, L., Christie, V. M., Prabhakar, A., Harris, A. L., & Siek, K. A. (2016. ) Postpartum Health Information Seeking Using Mobile Phones: Experiences of Low-Income Mothers .Maternal and Child Health Journal, , 20 (1 ) ,13-21

MacLeod, H., Jelen, B., Prabhakar, A., Oehlberg, L., Siek, K. and Connelly, K (2016. ) Lessons Learned from Conducting Group-Based Research on Facebook .Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human-factors in Computing Systems, ,

L. Guerra-Reyes, K. Siek, A. Harris, A. Prabhakar, V. Christie (2015. ) Between knowledge and social Support: Health information seeking using mobile phones among low income new mothers .APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition, ,

A. Prabhakar, J. Thompson, and R. Soman,et.al (2012. ) E-Portfolios as a Value Added Component of Undergraduate Technical Curriculum – Experiences Gained, Lessons Learned, and Future Directions", 3T: Teaching, Techniques & Technology Conference, Cincinnati, OHApril 28, 2012, .

Annu Prabhakar (2011. ) Applying Pair Programming for Advanced Java Course: a Different Approach .Proceedings of the Conference on Information Technology Education, , West Point Military Academy, NY, October 2011 ,

Annu Prabhakar (2010. ) "Use of Blogs to improve freshmen class communication" .Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Engineering and Technology Education-INTERTECH, Ilheus, Brazil, March 2010, ,

Amy Abafo, Annu Prabhakar (2010. ) "Infusing Simplex Creative Problem Solving into Composition" .Proceedings of the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Louisville, KY March 2010, ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh (2008. ) "Using E-Portfolios in Applied Science Programs" .Proceedings of the Conference on Assessment of Students and Programs, Eastern Michigan University,Ypsilanti, MI, October , ,

George Suckarieh, Annu Prabhakar, Jo Ann Thompson (2008. ) “Path to undergraduate e- portfolio implementation” .Proceedings of the Ohio Digital Commons for Education Conference, March 2008, Columbus OH, ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh, Brian Resnick, Janet Dong (2007. ) “Incorporating Experiential Learning for Students in Engineering Technology” .Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Engineering and Technology Education-INTERTECH, Santos, Brazil, March 11-14, 2007, ,

Jo Ann Thompson, George Suckarieh, Eric Inglert, Annu Prabhakar, R. Soman. L. Caldwell (2006. ) “Launching ePortfolios for Learning, Assessment and Employment in a Technical College” .Proceedings of the International Conference on e-portfolio, October, 2006, Oxford, UK, ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh, Eric Inglert, Kathy Ossman, Jo Ann Thompson, Laura Caldwell, Virginia Elkins, Rajiv Soman, (2006. ) “Starting ePortfolios Project in Technology Programs” .Proceedings of the Ohio Digital Commons for Education (ODCE) 2006 Conference , Columbus, OH, March 2006, ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh, Timothy Walker (2005. ) “CASROL: A web-based knowledge management system” .roceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Computer Education, Madrid, Spain Nov 2005, ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh (2005. ) “Honors faculty project for improving knowledge sharing among the faculty” .Proceedings of the Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Columbus, OH 2005, ,

George Suckarieh, Annu Prabhakar, Timothy Walker (2004. ) "Implementing a Web-Based Knowledge Base for a construction company: Industry-Academia Collaboration" .Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004, ,

George Suckarieh, Annu Prabhakar, Timothy Walker (2004. ) "Design and Implementation of a web-based Knowledge Management System " .Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education International Colloquium on Engineering Education, Beijing, China, Sep 2004, ,

Annu Prabhakar (2004. ) "Challenges in Teaching Web Programming using ASP.NET" .Proceedings of the Society for Information Technology Education International Conference, Atlanta, GA 2004 , ,

George Suckarieh, Annu Prabhakar, Timothy Walker (2004. ) "Enriching Learning Experience Using an Interdisciplinary Project In the Honors Program" .Proceedings of the International Conference of the Inter American Association for Engineering and Technology Education. June 2004., ,

Annu Prabhakar, George Suckarieh, Timothy Walker, J.R. Strayhorn, Ashely Beard (2004. ) "Innovative Approach to Honors Education: Real-World Projects and More…" .Proceedings of the Mid-East Honors Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN 2004, ,

Hazem Said, Soleda Leung, Annu Prabhakar et. al (2004. ) “An Implementation of a Software Development Track in an Information Technology Degree Program” .Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Information Technology Education, Salt Lake City, UT, October 28-30, 2004., ,

Mark Stockman, Hazem Said, Annu Prabhakar et. al (2004. ) “An Implementation of Secondary Tracks in an Information Technology Degree Program” .Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Information Technology Education, Salt Lake City, UT, October 28-30, 2004., ,

Hazem Said, Mark Stockman, Annu Prabhakar et. al (2004. ) “An Implementation of a Core Curriculum in an Information Technology Degree Program” .Proceedings of the 2004 Conference on Information Technology Education, Salt Lake City, UT, October 28-30, 2004., ,

Annu Prabhakar (2003. ) "Developing ASP.NET Web Application using Microsoft Visual Studio.NET" .Proceedings of the World Conference on E-Learning in Corp., Govt., Health, & Higher Ed., Phoenix, AZ, 2003 , ,

Annu Prabhakar, B. Nail, Thomas Philip, and Gagan Puranic (1997. ) “Using Artificial Intelligence Techniques to support Plasma Torch operation” .Proceedings of the Computing in Science & Engineering Conference, Birmingham, AL, 1997, ,

Annu Prabhakar, Virginia Westheider "Information Technology Freshmen Learning Community", .Proceedings of the Ohio Digital Commons for Education(ODCE), March 2008, Columbus, OH,, ,

Adriana Navarro Sainz, Heekyoung Jung, and Annu Sible Prabhakar (2020. ) Crafting Digital Experiences for Feminine Stress-care: An Exploratory Approach.2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI ’20), ,

Neha Kumar, Vikram Kamath Cannanure, Dilrukshi Gamage, Annu Sible Prabhakar, Christian Sturm, Cuauhtémoc Rivera Loaiza, Dina Sable, Md. Moinuddin Bhuiyan, and Mario A. Moreno Rocha (2020. ) HCI Across Borders and Sustainable Development Goals.2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–8, ,

Honors and Awards

2005 Who is Who Among America's Teachers

2013 George Barbour Award for excellence in student-faculty relations

2013 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching

2013 Ohio Magazine Excellence In Education Honoree

2017 Won the Best Paper Award at the Annual International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare

2019 Second Place Winner - Graduate Research Competition (ACM SIG CHI 2019), Scotland, UK ACM SIG CHI Status:Recipient Level:International Type:Recognition

Courses Taught

Programming Logic and Methods

Computer Programming I, II, & III (JAVA)

Object Oriented Programming I, II & III (VB.NET)

Contemporary Programming I & II (C Sharp. NET)

Software Engineering

Fundamentals of Web Development (HTML5 & CSS3)

Systems Analysis Design I & II (UML, Unified Process)

Client- Side Web Development (JavaScript)

Web Server Application Development (ASP.NET)

Management in IT

Senior Design (Capstone Project) I & II

Entrepreneurship through Interdisciplinary Innovative Applications in Technology and Community Service - Honors class - Team teaching

Learning Across Disciplines - Interdisciplinary course - Team teaching

Contact Information

Academic - 250I Teachers-Dyer Complex
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-556-4120
annu.prabhakar@uc.edu