Xinhui Hu

PhD Student

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013
  • Master of Science in Technology Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
  • Master of Science in Design Science, University of Michigan, 2017

Xinhui Hu is a Ph.D. candidate in the Information Sciences program at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Her current research focuses on the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction and User-Centered Design, with a particular emphasis on mental models and empathy virtual reality. Xinhui has contributed her expertise as a user experience researcher to a diverse range of interdisciplinary projects, spanning fields such as digital fabrication, healthcare, library science, and data visualization.