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Omar Sosa-Tzec

  • PhD Candidate in Informatics (HCI Design)
  • Associate Instructor
  • Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing
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  • 5PublicationsNumber of items in this person’s My Publications folder on Mendeley.

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Research interests

Information DesignInterface DesignInteraction DesignDelightfulnessUser ExperienceRhetoricSemioticsDelightDesignHuman-Computer Interaction

About

Ph.D. Candidate in Informatics (track: Human-Computer Interaction) with a minor in "Visual Rhetoric and Information Design" from Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). My research focuses on delightful interactions and interfaces, and I work under the supervision of Prof. Erik Stolterman. My professional expertise is in visual communication and information design, particularly, in user interface design, visualization through diagrams, and corporate identity design. My teaching experience is in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Design, and Graphic Design.

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Publications (5)

Exploration of Rhetorical Appeals, Operations, and Figures in UI/UX Design

  • Sosa-Tzec O
  • Siegel M
  • Brown P
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Gaza Everywhere: exploring the applicability of a rhetorical lens in HCI

  • Sosa-Tzec O
  • Stolterman E
  • Siegel M
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Experience Design Framework for securing Large Scale Information and Communication Systems

  • Nematzadeh A
  • Sosa-Tzec O
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Rhetorical evaluation of user interfaces

  • Sosa-Tzec O
  • Siegel M
Proceedings of the NordiCHI 2014: The 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational (2014)
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Building the Narrative Cloud: Reflection and Distributed Cognition in a Design Studio Classroom

  • Sosa-Tzec O
  • Beck J
  • Siegel M
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Professional experience

Associate Instructor

Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing

January 2015 - Present

Research Assistant

Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing

August 2012 - December 2014(2 years)

Web and Identity Designer

Tzek Design

January 2000 - August 2012(13 years)

Coordinator of Communication and Public Relations

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

March 2007 - July 2012(5 years)

Senior Lecturer

Universidad Iberoamericana-Puebla

August 2006 - June 2012(6 years)

Lecturer

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

August 2006 - May 2012(6 years)

Education history

PhD in Informatics (HCI design)

Indiana University Bloomington School of Informatics and Computing

August 2012 - Present

MA in Information Design

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

August 2004 - December 2006(2 years)

MSc in Computing and Industrial Mathematics

Center for Research in Mathematics

September 2002 - August 2004(2 years)

BS in Computer Science

Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan

August 1996 - August 2001(5 years)