Assistant Research Professor
Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine
Matthew J. Bietz, PhD, is an assistant research professor in the Department of Informatics at the University of California, Irvine. His research focuses on the sociotechnical design and societal impacts of new information technologies, especially those involving pervasive sensing of human behavior. His work has examined the ethical aspects of conducting research using data from wearable devices, mobile apps, social media platforms, and other digital traces of human behavior. In the areas of health and health policy, his work has addressed issues including health-related self-quantification and N of 1 studies, direct-to-consumer genetic testing, and the design of technologies to support aging in place. He is currently a principle investigator on the Pervasive Data Ethics for Computational Research project, which focuses on ethical concerns for computational research conducted with new forms of pervasive data.
Saturday, November 17
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM