Dr. Marcu’s research interests include human-computer interaction, health informatics, ubiquitous computing, action research, ethnography, user experience design, designing for social change, and organizational information systems. She specializes in designing, developing, and deploying collaborative systems through field studies. She is a 2013 Siebel Scholar and a 2010 recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She recently defended her dissertation titled “Designing for collaborative reflection” which centers on the design of systems to support long-term coordination of health services. She has studied informal collaboration in behavioral and mental health services for children, and designed systems to encourage the use of data along with intuition for decision-making.
Human-computer interaction, health informatics, action research, ethnography, user experience design, designing for social change, organizational information systems, ubiquitous computing, knowledge management