Despite growing awareness of the term food desert millions of people still have poor access to healthy food. The focus of the research is to help students living in food deserts get better access to grocery stores. Grocery Pool is a mobile application that students can use to collaborate and plan trips to grocery stores.
Students in Georgia Tech's interdisciplinary MS in Human-Computer Interaction program do multiple group class projects, and a capstone individual project. Some projects are presented as part of other labs listed here; others are showcased in the MS-HCI Project Lab.
The two-year program spans four schools: Industrial Design; Interactive Computing; Literature, Media and Communications (Digital Media Program); and Psychology. Approximately 50 new students enroll each fall semester.