I’m a first year PhD in the Social Futures Lab. My research interests include computer-supported creative tools, new interactions for text, and collaboration tools.


Preserving Writer Values in AI Writing Assistance Tools
Alicia Guo, Leijie Wang, Jeffrey Heer, Amy Zhang - CHI 2024 In2Writing Workshop

Exploring the Impact of AI Value Alignment in Collaborative Ideation: Effects on Perception, Ownership, and Output
Alicia Guo, Pat Pataranutaporn, Pattie Maes - CHI Late-breaking Work 2024

Using natural sentence prompts for understanding biases in language models
Sarah Alnegheimish, Alicia Guo, Yi Sun - NAACL 2022


Works in progress and percolating thoughts. Feel free to reach out if you wish to discuss!


Projects (previous life)

Sustained A chrome extension that guides you through the online shopping process focusing on [sustain]able [ed]ucation, asking you the questions needed to help you make a thoughtful and more sustainable purchase with checkout reminders. Try it out here!

Polanimations Interface prototype for using polarizers as a passive display technology to create animations. With Ticha Sethapakdi.

Detect Fakes I researched in the MIT Media Lab working on conceptualizing and designing experiments to determine how well humans could detect deepfakes in comparison to the leading AI. Can you detect the deepfake?

Visual Poetry Ever wondered what imagery or emotion poetry can evoke? Visual Poetry generates images from poetic text and applies style transfer from paintings of your chosen sentiment. Made with Peitong Chen and Olivia Seow.

Jello Collisions Modeled soft-body (jello) collisions using a mass-spring system in C++. Watch the jiggles.

Impressions Impressionist non-photorealistic renderings of paintings made in C++. I mimic the process of painting by splatting brush strokes along image gradients.