Norman Makoto Su

Details of my research group can be found at the Authentic User Experience website.

As PhD Committee Member

  • Su-Wei Wong, Perceptions and Gateway Effect OF E-Cigarette use Among U.S. Adults, Chair: Hsien-Chang Lin, now postdoc in School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Tousif (Eshan) Ahmed, Towards the Design of Wearable Assistive Technologies to Address the Privacy and Security Concerns of People with Visual Impairments, Chair: Apu Kapadia
  • Haodan Tan, Designing Lifelikeness in Robotic and Interactive Artifact and Sustainable HCI, Chairs: Eli Blevis & Selma Šabanović
  • Qatrunnada Ismail, Crowdsourcing Permission Settings for Mobile Apps to Help Users Balance Privacy and Usability, Chair: Apu Kapadia, now Assistant Professor at King Saud University
  • Haley MacLeod, Rare World: Investigating Social Support in Rare Disease and Common Chronic Illness Communities, Chair: Kay Connelly & Katie Siek, now UX Researcher at Facebook, Menlo Park, CA
  • Omar Sosa-Tzec, Interaction Delight: A Rhetorical Approach to the Analysis of Delight in Interactive Artifacts, Chair: Erik Stolterman, now Assistant Professor in the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan
  • Dahee Chung, Health Information Infrastructures: Flows and Frictions, Chair: Hamid Ekbia
  • Roberto Hoyle, Privacy Considerations in the Context of Wearable Cameras, Chair: Apu Kapadia, now Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Oberlin College



  • Spring 2020: I694, Thesis/Project for Human Computer Interaction (Capstone)
  • Fall 2019: I549, Advanced Prototyping
  • Spring 2019: I590, Designing from Data


  • Fall Semester (2014-2017): I549, Advanced Prototyping
  • Spring Semester (2018): I590, Designing from Data
  • Spring Semester (2014-2017), 2015: I310, Media, Arts, & Technology
  • Semester 1 (2012, 2013): IS40500, Systems Analysis & Design (UCD)
  • Semester 2 (2011, 2012, 2013): IS40510, Research Methods II (UCD)

Teacher’s Assistant (TA)