PhD Student in Informatics
University of California Irvine
nick.su@uci.edu 
Hi, my name is Nick Su (he/they), and I publish under my legal name Zhaoyuan Su
I am a 4th year Ph.D. student in the Informatics Department at the University of 
California Irvine. I am advised by Dr. Yunan Chen and Dr. Kai Zheng in the 

I am a Human-Computer Interaction, Computer-supported Cooperative 
Work and Health Informatics researcher. Situated in healthcare contexts, my
research examines the design and use of data-driven systems, and their impacts 
on children and caregivers through a socio-technical lens. 
My research goal is to cultivate health data literacy in children's care ecosystem, 
specifically to facilitate children, parents, and healthcare providers to better care 
for children's health and wellness through data. 
Outside of academia, I have conducted qualitative research at Intuitive to support 
surgical teams with learning da Vinci surgical robot, and at Meta, to support 
engineering roles and cross-functional teams with work productivity. 
Before UC Irvine, I received my B.S. degree in Architecture and Informatics 
from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where I was advised by

I love dogs, I have 72 plants, and I also biked from NYC to SF once!


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