Get to Know Me
Something that excited me in my field...
My work impacts society...
by helping with inclusion.
I first discovered my passion for this work...
reading Don Norman's book entitled, The Design of Everyday Things.
I find the most joy in my work when...
my students strive.
George Mason University
Human computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, wearable health, and usable privacy
Motti is the principal investigator for a NIDILRR-funded project on assistive smartwatches for young adults in inclusive postsecondary education. Her research has been funded by NSF, TeachAccess, CCI, 4-VA, URSP.
Vivian Genaro Motti is an assistant professor in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology at George Mason University where she leads the Human-Centric Design Lab (HCD Lab).
Before joining GMU, Motti was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Human Centered Computing division in the School of Computing — Clemson University. During her postdoc, she contributed to the NSF-funded Amulet project, investigating human factors, usability and privacy of wearable devices for healthcare.
Motti received her Ph.D. from Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), a B.Sc. and an M.S. from the University of São Paulo, and a B.S. in biomedical informatics from the University of São Paulo.