Varun Mishra

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I am a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth College. I am advised by Prof. David Kotz.

My current research interest broadly focuses on development of novel mobile sensing and intervention systems for smartphones and wearable devices. I am particularly interested in sensing mental and behavioral health conditions, e.g., stress, anxiety and mood, and providing meaningful and impacting interventions.

Feel free to get in touch at, or stop by Sudikoff 255!


(06/2018) Started my internship at IBM Research, Yorktown Heights, NY! I will be working in the Computational Health Behavior and Decision Science team, super excited!

(04/2018) Our paper, Investigating Contextual Cues as Indicators for EMA Delivery, an expanded version of our UbiTtention 2017 paper, has been released as a CS Tech Report.

(02/2018) Travelled to Zurich, for a week of intense collaboration with the team at CDHI, ETH Zurich. Many thanks to the wonderful folks at CDHI for hosting me.

(01/2018) I will be spending the Summer of 2018 at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, as a Research Intern in the Computational Health Behavior & Decision Science team!

(01/2018) Received Pilot Funding from the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health (CTBH) for our project titled Development of an Open-Source State-of-Receptivity MobileCoach Module for mHealth Field Studies. More details.

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