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Education

PH.D. in Human-Computer Interaction | Aug 2014
School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Fulbright Scholar | May 2009
Design Department, Queensland College of Art
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

M.S. Human-Computer Interaction / Design | May 2008
School of Informatics, Indiana University

B.S. Informatics w/ distinction | May 2006
Minor: Information Technology, Music
School of Informatics, Indiana University

B.A. Folklore / Ethnomusicology | May 2006
College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University

Experience

Instructor IAT 333 Interaction Design Methods
School of Interactive Arts + Technology
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Instructor IAT 431 Speculative Design
School of Interactive Arts + Technology
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Interactive Arts + Technology
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Instructor IAT 333 Interaction Design Methods
School of Interactive Arts + Technology
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lecturer of Unaware Objects Intensive Graduate Industrial Design Studio Module
Department of Industrial Design
Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Design United Visiting Researcher
Department of Industrial Design
Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Associate Instructor, Interaction Design Fundamentals (core HCI Masters course)
Professor Steven Dow
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | September 2013-December 2013

Associate Instructor, Interaction Design Fundamentals (core HCI Masters course)
Professors Haakon Faste, John Zimmerman
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA | September 2012-December 2012

Research Intern
Socio Digital Systems Group, Advisors: Abigail Sellen
Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK | May-August 2011

PhD Researcher
Advisors: Jodi Forlizzi, John Zimmerman
HCII, Carnegie Mellon University | Sept 2009-Present

Research Intern
Socio Digital Systems Group, Advisors: Abigail Sellen, Richard Harper
Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK | May-August 2009

Fulbright Scholar
Design Department, Queensland College of Art
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia | July 2008-May 2009

Associate Instructor, I502 Experience Design (core HCID graduate course)
Professor Jeffery Bardzell, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | January 2007-May 2008

Associate Instructor, I543 HCI / Design Evaluation Methods (core HCID graduate course)
Professor Youn-kyung Lim, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | August 2007-December 2007

Research Assistant, Professor Shaowen Bardzell, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | Summer 2007

Research Assistant, Professor Eden Medina, School of Informatics
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | August 2006-May 2007

Awards

Best pictorial honorable mention award at DIS 2016
Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2016) | June 2016, Brisbane, Australia

Best paper honorable mention award at DIS 2016
Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2016) | June 2016, Brisbane, Australia

Best paper honorable mention award at CHI 2016
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016) | May 2016, San Jose, California, USA

Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
Research Council of Canada | 2015-2016

Design United Fellowship
Desiging Quality in Interaction Research Group
Department of Industrial Design
Eindhoven University of Technology | 2015-2016

Best paper award at CHI 2014
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2014) | May 2014, Toronto

Best paper honorable mention award at CHI 2013
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013) | May 2013, Paris

Best paper award at DIS 2012
Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS 2012) | June 2012, Newcastle, UK

Best paper award at Ubicomp 2011
Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2011) | September 2011, Beijing, China

Silver International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) Category: Design Research
Collaborators: Richard Banks, AbiSellen, Richard Harper, Sian Lindley, David Kirk
Industrial Designers Society of America | July 1, 2011

Best paper award at CHI 2011
Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems | May 2011, Vancouver, Canada

Best paper honorbale mention award at CHI 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010) | April 2010, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Fulbright Scholar Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
Brisbane, Australia | July 2008-2009

Microsoft Imagine Cup 2008 Interface Design Competition Winner
Paris, France | July 2008

Graduate Student Research Competition Winner
Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) 2008 Conference | April 2008

Student Design Competition Finalist
Computer-Human Interaction (CHI) 2007 Conference | May 2007

Iota Nu Phi Lifetime Member, National Honor Society for Informatics | May 2006

Hutton Honors College Undergraduate Summer Research Grant
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | Summer 2005

Graduate School Undergraduate Summer Research Grant
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | Summer 2005

Invited Member of Informatics/Computer Science Undergrad Honors Seminar
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN | 2004-2005

Publications

Reviewed Conference Papers

Erick Odour, Carman Neustaedter, William Odom, Anthony Tang, Niala Moallem, Melanie Tory, and Pourang Irani. (2016). The Frustrations and Benefits of Mobile Device Usage in the Home when Co-Present with Family members. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Brisbane, Australia. DIS ’16. ACM Press. *Best Paper Honorable Mention*

Audrey Desjardins, Ron Wakkary, William Odom. (2016). Behind the Lens: A Visual Exploration of Epistemological Commitments in HCI Research on the Home. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Brisbane, Australia. DIS ’16. ACM Press. *Best Paper Honorable Mention*

Odom, W., Wakkary, R., Lim, Y., Desjardins, A., Banks, R., Hengeveld, B. (2016). From Research Prototype to Research Product. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press.

Uriu, D., Odom, W. (2016). Designing for Domestic Memorialization and Remembrance: A Field Study of Fenestra in Japan. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press. *Best Paper Honorable Mention*

Gerritsen, D., Tasse, D., Olsen, J., Vlahovic, T., Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Wiese, J., Zimmerman, J. (2016, in press). Mailing Archived Emails As Postcards: Probing the Value of Virtual Archives. In Proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, USA. CHI ’16. ACM Press.

Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Hertz, G., Lin, H. (2015). Material Speculation: Actual Artifacts for Critical Inquiry. In Proceedings of the 5th decennial conference on Critical computing: Critical Alternatives. (CC ’15). ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Wakkary, R. (2015). Intersecting with Unaware Objects. In proceedings of Creativity and Cognition. Glasgow, Scotland. C&C ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Odom, W. (2015). Understanding Long-term Interactions with a Slow Technology: An Investigation of Experiences with FutureMe. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Seoul, Korea. CHI ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Desjardins, A., Wakkary, R., Odom, W. (2015). Investigating Genres and Perspectives in HCI Research on the Home. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Seoul, Korea. CHI ’15. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2014). Placelessness, Spacelessness, and Formlessness: Experiential Qualities of Virtual Possessions. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Faste, H., Forlizzi, J. (2014). Legacy in the Age of the Internet: Reflections on How Interactive Systems Shape How We Are Remembered. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (ACM Link)

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Choi, H., Meier, S., Park, A. (2014). Unpacking the Thinking and Making Behind a User Enactments Project. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Wakkary, R., Desjardins, A., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Aflatoony, L. (2014). Eclipse: Eliciting the Subjective Qualities of Public Places. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada. DIS ’14. ACM Press. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R., Regan, T., Selby, M., Forlizzi, J., Zimmerman, J. (2014). Designing for Slowness, Anticipation and Re-Visitation: A Long Term Field Study of the Photobox. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Toronto, Canada. CHI ’14. ACM Press. *Best Paper Award* (Local Copy)

Lee, M., Nam, T., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Lim, Y., Kim, D., Seok, J., Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Higuera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Moore, H. 2013. Bridging Research and Practice in Design: Reflections of the Project on Value Construction with Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research. Tokyo, Japan. IASDR ’13.

Seok, J., Kim, D., Lim, Y., Nam, T., Lee, M., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Sohn, B., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Odom, W., Higuera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Moore, H. 2013. Understanding the Curation Activities of Creating Personal and Social Meanings for Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of 5th International Congress of International Association of Societies of Design Research. Tokyo, Japan. IASDR ’13.

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Hugera, A., Marchitto, M., Canas, J., Nam, T., Lim, Y., Lee, M., Seok, J., Kim, D., Lee, Y., Row, Y., Sohn, B., Moore, H. (2013). Fragmentation and Transition: Understanding the Perception of Virtual Possessions among Young Adults in Spain, South Korea, and the United States. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Paris, France. CHI ’13. ACM Press. (Local Copy,ACM Link)

Gulotta, R., Odom, W., Faste, H., Forlizzi, J. (2013). Digital Artifacts as Legacy: Exploring the Lifespan and Value of Digital Data. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Paris, France. CHI ’13. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link) *Best Paper Honorable Mention Award*

Harper, R., Thereska, E., Lindley, S., Banks, R., Gosset, P., Odom, W., Smyth, G., Whitworth, E. (2013). What is a File? In proceedings of Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Antonio, Texas, CSCW ’13. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Davidoff, S., Forlizzi, J., Dey, A., Lee, M. (2012). A Fieldwork of the Future with User Enactments. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12. ACM Press. *Best Paper Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Selby, M., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R., Regan, T. (2012). Photobox: On the Design of a Slow Technology. In Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D, Harper, R., Lindley, S., Sellen, A. (2012). Technology Heirlooms? Considerations for Passing Down and Inheriting Digital Materials. Inproceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Sellen, A., Harper, R., Thereska, E. (2012). Lost in Translation: Understanding the Possession of Digital Things in the Cloud. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy,ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J., Choi, H., Meier, S., Park, A. (2012). Investigating the Presence, Form and Behavior of Virtual Possessions in the Context of a Teen Bedroom. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Austin, Texas. CHI ’12. ACM Press. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Kuznetsov, S., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Paulos, E. (2011). Nurturing Natural Sensors. In proceedings of the international conference on Ubiquitous computing. Beijing, China. Ubicomp ’11. ACM Press, 227-236. *Best Paper Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2011). Teenagers and Their Virtual Possessions: Design Opportunities and Issues. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. CHI ’11. ACM Press, 1491-1500. *Best Paper Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Massimi, M., Odom, W., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2011). Matters of Life and Death: Locating the End of Life in Lifespan-Oriented HCI Research. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. CHI ’11. ACM Press, 987-996. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. Zimmerman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2010). Designing for Dynamic Family Structures: Divorced Families and Interactive Systems. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Aarhus, Denmark. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 151-160. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Zimmernman, J., Forlizzi, J. (2010). Virtual Possessions. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. Aarhus, Denmark. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 368-371. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W. (2010) “Mate, we don’t need a chip to tell us the soil’s dry” Opportunities for Designing Interactive Systems to Support Urban Food Production. In proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems. DIS ’10. ACM Press, 232-235.

Odom, W., Harper, R., Sellen, A., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2010, accepted). Passing On & Putting To Rest: Understanding Bereavement in the context of Interactive Technologies. Inproceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Atlanta, USA. CHI ’10. ACM Press, 1831-1840. *Best Paper Honorable Mention Award* (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Odom, W., Pierce, J., Stolterman, E., Blevis, E. (2009). Understanding Why We Preserve Some Things and Discard Others in the Context of Interaction Design. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Boston, USA. CHI ’09. ACM Press, 1053-1062. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Pierce, J., Odom, W., Blevis, E. (2008). Energy Aware Dwelling: A Critical Survey of Interaction Design for Eco-Visualizations. In proceedings of OZCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems Cairns, Australia. OZCHI ’08. ACM Press, 1-10. (Local Copy,ACM Link)

Hanks, K., Odom, W. , Roedl, D., Blevis, E. (2008). Sustainable Millennials: Attitudes towards Sustainability and the Material Effects of Interactive Technologies. In proceedings of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Florence, Italy. ACM Press, 333-342 (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Blevis, E., Makice, K., Odom, W. , Roedl, D., Beck, C., Blevis, S., and Ashok, A. (2007). Luxury & new luxury, quality & equality. In Proceedings of the 2007 Conference on Designing Pleasurable Products and interfaces (Helsinki, Finland, August 22 – 25, 2007). DPPI ’07. ACM Press, 296-311. (Local Copy , ACM Link )

Bardzell, J., Jakobsson, M., Bardzell, S., Pace, T., Odom, W. , & Houssian, A. (2007). Virtual Worlds and Fraud: Approaching Cybersecurity in Massively Multiplayer Online Games. Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) 2007. Let’s Play, Tokyo, Japan, 742-751 (Local Copy, DiGRA Link)

Reviewed Conference Posters

Odom, W., Jung, H., Hazlewood, W. (2010). Reflective Inquires: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Designing for Domestic Elderly Life. In Proceedings of Design and Emotion.D&E ’10. (Paper, Poster)

Odom, W., Pierce, J. (2009). Improving with Age: Designing Enduring Interactive Products. In Extended Abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Boston, USA. CHI ’09. ACM. New York, NY. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

W. Odom (2008). Personal Inventories: Toward Durable Human-Product Relationships. Inextended abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computer Systems (CHI 2008). Florence, Italy. ACM Press, 3777-3782 [Graduate Student Research Competition,*1st Place Winner*]. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

W. Odom , Jensen, S., and Li, M. (2007). Senior travel buddies: sustainable ride-sharing & socialization. In CHI ’07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (San Jose, CA, USA, April 28 – May 03, 2007). CHI ’07. ACM Press, 2079-2084.(Local Copy,ACM Link)

W. Odom. (2007). The Design of Native American Websites: From Webrings to Cyber-locality. Design: From Imagination to Practice, Ethnography of Technical Systems Session, International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Reviewed Conference Workshops Papers

Lim, Y., Odom, W. (2009). On the importance of framing questions for user research in the experience-centered design process. In workshop proceedings of Building a unified framework for the practice of eXperience Design. CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy)

Allen, J., Zhu, X., Pierce, J., Gim, H., Hanks, K., Chennupati, B., Odom, W., Roedl, D., Bhandari, S., Blevis, E. (2009). How Sustainable We Ourselves Are. In workshop proceedings of Defining the Role of HCI in the Challenges of Sustainability. CHI 2009 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Jung, H., Hazlewood, W. (2008). Reflective Inquires: a multi-dimensional approach to user research. In workshop proceedings of on Designing for Engaged Experience. OZCHI 2008 Conference. (Local Copy)

Odom, W., Pierce, J., Roedl, D. (2008). Social Incentive & Eco-Visualization Displays: Toward Persuading Greater Change in Dormitory Communities. In workshop proceedings of Public and Situated Displays to Support Communities. OZCHI 2008 Conference. (Local Copy)

W. Odom. (2008). Values, Design, and Worthwhile Relationships. Workshop on Values, Value, and Worth: Their relationship to HCI?. CHI 2008 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (Local Copy , Workshop Website)

Conference Workshops Organized

Jenkins, T., Andersen, K., Gaver, W., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Vallgårda, A. (2017). Things of Design Research: Diversity in Objects and Outcomes. In CHI ’17 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. Denver, Colorado. ACM Press.

Jenkins, T., Andersen, K., Gaver, W., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Vallgårda, A. (2016). Attending to Objects as Outcomes of Design Research. In CHI ’16 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, California. ACM Press.

Overton, K., Sosa-Tzec, O., Blevis, E., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Wakkary, R. (2016). Visual Literacy in Human-Computer Interaction. In CHI ’16 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, California. ACM Press.

Odom, W., Banks, R., Durrant, A., Kirk, D., Pierce, J. 2012. Slow technology: critical reflection and future directions. In Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’12). ACM Press, 816-817. (website, ACM Link)

Massimi, M., Moncur, W., Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D. 2012. Memento Mori: Technology Design for End of Life. In CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2759-2762. (website, ACM Link).

Blevis, E., Churchill, E., Odom, W., Pierce, J., Roedl, D., Wakkary, R. 2012. Visual thinking and digital imagery. In CHI ’12 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’12). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2715-2718. (website, ACM Link)

Kuznetsov, S., Odom, W., Moulder, V., DiSalvo, C., Hirsch, T., Wakkary, R., Paulos, E. (2011). HCI, Politics and the City: Engaging with Urban Grassroots Movements for Reflection and Action. In CHI ’11 Extended Abstracts of Human Factors in Computing Systems. Vancouver, Canada. ACM Press. (website)

Massimi, M., Odom, W., Kirk, D., Banks, R. (2010). HCI at the End of Life: Understanding Death, Dying and the Digital. In extened abstracts of SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Atlanta, USA. CHI ’10. ACM. New York, NY. (website)

Bardzell, J., Bardzell, S., and Odom, W. (2007) . Virtual Ethnography and Amateur Multimedia Community Research. Workshop: Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2007, Keystone, Colorado. (Workshop Abstract , EPIC Proceedings)

Reviewed Journal Articles

Bardzell, S., Odom, W., (2008). The Experience of Embodied Space in Virtual Worlds: An Ethnography of A Second Life Community. Space and Culture: An International Journal of Social Spaces. (Local Copy, Sage Link)

Book Chapters

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J. Forlizzi, J. (2016). Engaging Teens in Dialogue on Potential Technological Futures with User Enactments. In Little, L., Toth, N., Bell, B., Fitton, D. (Eds.) An HCI Perspective on Working with Teenagers in Research Projects. Springer Press.

Odom, W. (2015, in press). Reflections on the knowledge contribution of a practicebased PhD in Design. In Joost, G., Bredies, K., Christensen, M., Conradi, F., Unteidig, A. (Eds.) Are We There Yet? Perspectives on Design Research. Birkhäuser Publishers (BIRD Series).

Odom, W. (2014). “You Don’t Have to Be a Gardener to Do Urban Agriculture” Understanding Opportunities for Designing Interactive Technologies to Support Urban Food Production. In Choi, J., Foth, M., Hearn, G. (Eds.) Mixing Human-Computer Interactions with Human-Food Interactions. MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Harper, R., Odom, W. (2013). Trusting Oneself: An anthropology of things, the cloud and personal competence. In Harper (Ed.) The Complexity of Trust, Computing and Society. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Odom, W., Harper, R., Sellen, A., Forlizzi, J., Zimmerman, J., Banks, R., Kirk, D. (2011). Absence and family life: understanding and supporting dynamic adaption to change. In Harper, R. (Ed.) At Home with Smart Technologies: the future of domestic life. Springer Press.

Other Articles

Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Hauser, S., Hertz, G., Lin, H. (2016 in press). A Short Guide to Material Speculation: Actual Artifacts for Critical Inquiry. ACM Interactions. (ACM Link / Local Copy)

Blevis, E., Hauser, S., Odom, W. 2015. Sharing the Hidden Treasure in Pictorials. ACM Interactions May / June 2015 issue. (ACM Link)

Odom, W. (2014). What are you reading? Will Odom. ACM Interactions March / April 2014 issue. (ACM Link)

Moulder, V. Boschman, L., Wakkary, R., Odom, W., Kuznetsov, S. (2014). Tactics for HCI Design Interventions with Nonprofit Organizations. Extended Abstracts of CHI 2014 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Toronto, Canada. ACM Press.

Thereska, E., Riva, O., Banks, R., Lindley, S., Harper, R., Odom, W. (2013). Beyond file systems: understanding the nature of places where people store their data. Microsoft Research Technical Report MSR-TR-2013-109.

Odom, W., Zimmerman, J., Davidoff, S., Forlizzi, J., Dey, A., Lee, M. (2012). Speed Dating. Universal Methods of Design, 164-165. (all authors should be acknowledged as equal contributors)

Odom, W. Blevis, E., Stolterman, E. (2012). Personal Inventories. Universal Methods of Design. 130-131. Rockport Press. (all authors should be acknowledged as equal contributors)

Odom, W. (2012). Manifesting Virtual Possessions in the Material World. Adjunct Proceedings of Designing Interactive Systems, Newcastle, UK. DIS ’12 Doctoral Consortium.

Odom, W., Banks, R., Kirk, D. (2010). Reciprocity, Deep Storage and Letting Go: Opportunities for designing interactions with inherited digital materials. ACM Interactions 17, 5, (Sept 2010), 31-34. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Fry, T., Kinnunen, N, Perolini, P., Odom, W. (2009). Metrofitting—Adaptation, the City and Impacts of the Coming Climate. Griffith University Press: Brisbane, Australia. ISBN 978-1-921291-81-4.

Odom, W. , Blevis, E., Stolterman, E. (2008). Personal Inventories in the Context of Sustainability & Interaction Design. In (Blevis, E., contributing editor, Anderson, R. & Kolko, J., EICs) Forum: Sustainably Ours. ACM Interactions. Volume XV number 5. ACM Press, New York, NY. (Local Copy, ACM Link)

Invited Presentations

Developing a Theory and Practice of Slow Interaction Design
Banting Fellow Research Colloquium
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, IRMACS Theatre, November 25, 2015

Slow Interaction for the Home
Smart meets Circular, Design Research Innovation Conference (DRIVE)
Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, Netherlands, October 22, 2015

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
Department of Industrial Design, Design United Visiting Researcher Colloquium
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, May 19, 2015

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
School of Media Design, Invited Special Lecture
Keio Graduate University, Tokyo, Japan, April 15, 2015

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
Critical Making Seminar
Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, British Columbia, February 16th, 2015

Designing Slow Technology: Supporting anticipation, reflection and non-use.
Review Paper Session, Human Computer Interaction Korea Conference
Seoul, Korea, December 12, 2014

User Enactments and Speculative Reasoning
Speculative Reasoning in Design Panel, Human Computer Interaction Korea Conference
Seoul, Korea, December 12, 2014

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
School of Interactive Arts + Technology, Research Seminar
Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, November 12th, 2014

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
Don Bren School of Informatics, Research Seminar
University of California Irvine, October 31, 2014

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
Berkeley Institute of Design, Research Seminar
University of California Berkeley, October 28, 2014

Prototyping Potential Futures: Researching Virtual Possessions through Design
California College of the Arts, Research Seminar
San Francisco, California, October 27, 2014

Designing Slow Technologies: Supporting Anticipation, Re-visitation, and Non-Use
Nokia Invited Lecture Series on Mobile and Future Technologies
Digital Media Department, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, February 19, 2014

Research Through Design: Nurturing the Slow Technology Design Space
Collaborative Design Course Presentation, Design Department Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon, October 2, 2013

Prototyping potential futures: critically exploring the virtual possession design space
Research Colloquia Presentation, Culture Lab Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK, August 5, 2011

Design & Time, Endurance & Ephemera: implications for the material dimensions of interactive technology Research Colloquia Presentation, Design Department Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, May 1, 2009

Sustainable Interactions: Through Design, In Design
Research Colloquia Presentation, Interaction Design Group, Department of Information Systems University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, March 6, 2009

Design Perspectives on Sustainability & Physical Computing
Research Colloquia Presentation Interaction Design Department, School of ITEE University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, March 3, 2009

Notions of Durability in the context of Interactive Technology
Research Colloquia Lecture, Interaction Design Department, School of ITEE University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, December 3, 2008

Discussant: Brisbane 2048, Design Futures Public Event
Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, October 20, 2008

Service

ACM CHI 2017 Associate Papers Chair for Design Subcommittee

ACM Creativity & Cognition 2017 Pictorials Chair

ACM DIS 2016 Pictorials Chair

ACM CHI 2016 Associate Papers Chair

ACM C&C 2015 Associate Papers Chair

ACM CHI 2015 Associate Papers Chair for Design Subcommittee

ACM DIS 2014 Associate Chair of Experience Papers track

ACM DIS 2014 Chair of Pictorials track

ACM CHI 2014 Associate Papers Chair for Understanding Users Subcommittee

ACM CHI 2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013 Conference Peer Reviewer

ACM CHI 2008 Co-designer of CHI 2008 Conference Sustainability Survey

ACM CSCW 2011/2012 Conference Peer Reviewer

ACM DIS 2010/2012 Conference Peer Reviewer

Journal of Science, Technology and Human Values Peer Reviewer

International Journal of Design Peer Reviewer

The Information Society International Journal Reviewer

Professional Affiliations

Association for Computing Machinery
Special Interest Group on Computer Human Interaction (SIGCHI)
Design Research Society
Interaction Design Association
Iota Nu Phi National Honor Society for Informatics
Fulbright Scholar Alumni, Australian-American Fulbright Commission