Vinitha Gadiraju
PhD Student
Computer Science

Vinitha Gadiraju is a PhD student in the Superhuman Computing Lab , working with Shaun Kane. Prior to joining CU Boulder in 2018, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, with a minor in psychology, from the University of Oregon.

In 2020, Vinitha received an NSF graduate research fellowship. Her research centers around educational technology, and she is currently working on collaborative tools for learning and practicing braille. She is also interested in accessible fashion, computer science education and classroom equity.



Gadiraju, Vinitha Doyle, Olwyn & Kane, Shaun. 2021. Exploring Technology Design for Students with Vision Impairment in the Classroom and Remotely. (to appear) In Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021). DOI: 10.1145/3411764.3445755. (Yokohama, Japan–May 8-13, 2021).

Vinitha Gadiraju, Annika Muehlbradt, and Shaun K. Kane. 2020. BrailleBlocks: Computational Braille Toys for Collaborative Learning. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–12. DOI: (Honolulu, Hawaii (virtual) – April 25-30, 2020).