An artistic scientist with a strong focus in the scientific method.
Due to Adriana’s experience as an art researcher, cognitive psychology research assistant, and her master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago, she brings her skills and expertise in research, planning, and designing to create impactful experiences for users within the mobile, virtual and augmented reality fields.
Her creativity matched with her ability to logically deconstruct health problems through research, make her an excellent user experience and user interface designer and researcher. She will provide effective and efficient solutions to your visual challenges to create an easy to use application that will be intuitive to your consumers.
Adriana earned her BA in Biology with a focus in Neuroscience and Spanish from Carleton College. After graduating, she spent two years working as an advertising/marketing and art research intern in downtown Chicago and as a Cognitive Psychology Research Assistant in Dr. Ohlsson’s Deep Learning Lab at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). During her time at UIC, she discovered the Biomedical Visualization (BVIS) Graduate Program that would combine her interests in science, technology, and the arts for the next two years.
Adriana is interested in user interface and user experience design and research within the healthcare field. She’s fascinated by how seamless experiences can influence behavioral changes in both the short and long term. Adriana strongly believes in understanding and applying current scientific research to inform decisions in the design process when creating these applications for users.
After graduating from her master’s program in May 2017, Adriana plans to pursue her passion for educating patients and physicians in the healthcare field through the development of intuitive experiences for virtual and augmented reality.