Rui Zhou


Affiliation: Ph.D. Student, Human-Centered Computing, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech


Focuses: China, Culture, Qualitative Methods, Social Media, Sustainability

I am a second-year PhD student who loves emoji, furry cats, and doing qualitative research.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2016 Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition runner-up. Award: $2,000
  • 2016 Ideas to Serve (I2S) competition best poster. Award: $500
  • 2016 Serve-Learn-Sustain Food, Energy, Water Systems (FEWS) program fellow. Grant:$1,000


Goodbye Text, Hello Emoji: Mobile Communication on WeChat in China
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar | CHI ’17

Rice Today, Roti Tomorrow: Diets and Diabetes in Urban Indian Households
Jasmine Hentschel, Samyukta Sherugar, Rui Zhou, Vaishnav Kameswaran, Rajesh Chandwani, and Neha Kumar |
CHI ’17

Agricultural Knowledge Management in Rural China: Learning from Existing Approaches in India
Rui Zhou, Jasmine Hentschel, and Neha Kumar | CHI ’16 (Development Consortium Workshop Paper)