Meet the University Ph.D. Fellows

Xinyi Ding

Ph.D.,Computer Science Ding

Hometown: China

What is your research area?
Ubiquitous Computing, Mobile Health

What is something cool about your field?
We use mobile devices to sensor medical quantity out of clinic and build much cheaper alternatives that could change peoples' lives. 

What is the best thing you've done as a graduate student at SMU so far?
We are developing an ios app that uses computer vision technologies to detect human emotions.  How exciting it is if your smart phone could read your emotions! 

What is your favorite thing to do in Dallas?
I enjoy the weather here.   

What do you wish you'd known before starting graduate school?
Read as many papers as you can about your intended research field.  

What is your favorite leisure activity?
Watching movies and playing basketball.