Ph.D. Student in Human Centered-Computing (Exp. Grad: 2019)
NSF S-STEM HCC PhD Scholar | GEM Fellow
Advisor: Dr. Christina Garderner-McCune
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
B.S. in Computer science
McNair Scholar | LSAMP Scholar | Gear Up Scholar | Memorial Scholar
Advisor: Dr. Patricia Morreale
Kean University, Union, NJ, USA
Child Computer Interacton
User Experience (UX)
King, L. J., Gardner-McCune, C., Vargas, P., & Jimenez, Y., (2013). “Re-Discovering and Re-Creating African American Historical Accounts through Mobile Apps: The role of mobile technology in history education”, Status: Accepted
Y. Jimenez, and P. Morreale, “Social Media Use and Impact on Interpersonal”. 17th International Conference, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015. Status: Accepted
Andujar, M., Morreale, P., Jimenez, Y., Jimenez, L., Crawford, C.S., Gilbert, J.E. 2015. "Evaluation of User’s Affective Engagement While Interacting with Educational Technologies". 17th International Conference, HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA, August 2-7, 2015. Status: Accepted
Y. Jimenez, and P. Morreale, “Design and Evaluation of a Predictive Model for Smart Phone Selection”, Proceedings of the 15thInternational Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), July 2013 (12), Vol. 8015, Springer Lecture Notes in CS, pp. 376-384.
M. Andujar, L. Aguilera, L. Jimenez, F. Zabe, J. Shah, Y. Jimenez, and P. Morreale, “Attracting High School Students to Computing: A Case Study with Drag-Drop Interfaces”, Proceedings of the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, AACE: Chesapeake, VA, 2012, pp. 525-530.
M. Andujar, L. Aguilera, Y. Jimenez, F. Zabe, P. Morreale, “Improving Hispanic High School Student Perceptions of Computing”,Proceedings of the 34th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE’13), Denver, CO, March 2013.
L. Aguleria, M. Andujar, L. Jimenez, F. Zabe, J. Shah, Y. Jimenez, and P. Morreale, Innovative Programming Environments: A Comparative Study of Alice & Android App Inventor with High School Students, Grace Hopper Computing Conference, October 3-6, 2012, Baltimore, MD.
Y. Jimenez, and P. Morreale, “Design and Evaluation of a Predictive Model for Smart Phone Selection” Grace Hopper Computing Conference, October 2-5, 2013, Minneapolis, MN, accepted for ACM Student Research Competition & poster presentation.
Y. Jimenez and C. Gardner-McCune, "Using App Inventor as a Gateway to Engage African American Students into Compuer Science" Grace Hopper Computing Conference, October 8-10, 2014, Phoenix, AZ.
Strong Work Wthic
Strong Work Ethic
User Experience Skiils
Personas and Scenaria Development
Survey Design and Implementation
Mobile Interaction Desing
HiFi, LoFi and Paper Prototyping
[Awarded] GEM Fellowship, 2015 - Present
[Travel Awarded] Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing Attendance Scholarship, 2015
[Travel Awarded] CRA-W Grad Cohort Attendance Scholarship, 2015
[Awarded] National Science Foundation (NSF) Human-Centered Computing S-STEM Fellowship, 2014 - Present
[Awarded]Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges Spring 2014
[Awarded] 2nd place, Best 2013 Research Paper Award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Kean University, 2013
[Travel Awarded] Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Attendance Scholarship, 2013
[Awarded] 1st place, Best 2012 Research Paper Award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Kean University, 2012
[Awarded] 1st place, Best 2012 Undergraduate Research Project Award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 2012
[Awarded] Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP) Scholar 2012-14
[Awarded] Ronald E. McNair Achievement Scholar, 2012 - Present
LEADERSHIP & MEMBERSHIP
Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) – President
Student Representative for Freshman Class 2014 (AY 2010-2011)
Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) - member
Empowering Leadership Alliance (ELA)
TEACHING AND TUTORING EXPERIENCE
Emerging Scholars – WATCH Camp
Summer Scholars – Game Control Camp
Manager Secretary, Office of Computer and Information Services (08/2010 - Present)
Assist the college community with their electronic profiles and e-mails
Manage the student and faculty’s computer issue by phone