Recent Videos

Introducing Project Sidewalk: Mapping the Accessibility of the World

Characterizing Street-level Accessibility at Scale

Kotaro Hara's talk on Project Sidewalk at Microsoft Research

Recent Talks

Project Sidewalk: Assessing Urban Accessibility using Crowdsourcing and Google Street View

Manaswi Saha

May 25, 2017 College Park, Maryland

Making with a Social Purpose

Jon E. Froehlich

April 6, 2017 LTS Auditorium, College Park, MD

Project Sidewalk: Characterizing Physical World Accessibility At Scale

Manaswi Saha

Feb. 8, 2017 Arlington, Virginia

Interactive Computational Tools for Accessibility

Meethu Malu Ladan Najafizadeh Uran Oh Manaswi Saha Lee Stearns

Nov. 7, 2016 College Park, Maryland

Characterizing Physical World Accessibility at Scale

Kotaro Hara

Nov. 3, 2016 Austin, Texas

Tech+Design: Interaction Design for a Purpose

Soheil Behnezhad Liang He Majeed Kazemitabaar Manaswi Saha

Nov. 3, 2016 University of Maryland, College Park

Current Project Members

Jon E. Froehlich
Feb 2012 - Present
PI | Assistant Professor
Computer Science
University of Maryland
David Jacobs
Aug 2012 - Present
Co-PI | Professor
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Manaswi Saha
Aug 2016 - Present
PhD Student
Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington
Shiri Azenkot
Aug 2016 - Present


Cynthia Bennett
Aug 2016 - Present


Megan Campbell
Aug 2016 - Present


Vicki Le
Aug 2016 - Present


Kelly Minckler
Aug 2016 - Present


Rochelle Ng
Aug 2016 - Present


Kotaro Hara
Aug 2016 - Present
PhD Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Anthony Li
Oct 2016 - Present
High School Student
Montgomery Blair High School
Mikey Saugstad
May 2017 - Present
PhD Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Teja Maddali
May 2017 - Present
PhD Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Ryan Holland
Jun 2017 - Present
High School Student
Montgomery Blair
Sarah Smolen
Aug 2017 - Present
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Johann Miller
Aug 2017 - Present
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland

Past Project Members

Steven Bower
Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Aditya Dash
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Undergrad
Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland
Chirag Shankar
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Sage Chen
May 2017 - Jul 2017
High School Student
Montgomery Blair High School
Maria Furman
Dec 2016 - May 2017
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Ji Hyuk Bae
Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
High School Student
Montgomery Blair High School
Soheil Behnezhad
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
PhD Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Ladan Najafizadeh
Jun 2015 - Dec 2016
MS Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Daniil Zadorozhnyy
May 2016 - Aug 2016
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Zachary Lawrence
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Alexander Zhang
Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Christine Chan
May 2015 - Aug 2015
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Niles Rogoff
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
High School Student
Woodlawn High School
Anthony Li
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
High School Student
Montgomery Blair High School
Robert Moore
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Jin Sun
Jan 2013 - Oct 2014
PhD Student
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Victoria Le
Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Sean Pannella
Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
Undergrad
Computer Science
University of Maryland
Jonah Chazan
May 2013 - Aug 2013
High School Student
Montgomery Blair High School