Derya is in her first year PhD at the School of Computing. Prior to joining the University of Utah she worked for six years at a boutique data analytics company developing a propriety systems theory and building up the data visualization and design teams. She graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations with minors in Cognitive Science and Economics.
Derya is on rotation working with Miriah Meyer and the Visual Design Lab, focusing on design study research theory.
- Data visualization
- Design systems research
- Computer science education research