Peya Mowar
peyajm29 [at] cmu [dot] edu

I am a second-year master's student at Carnegie Mellon University (Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science). I am co-advised by Prof. Jeffrey Bigham and Prof. Aaron Steinfeld in the Accessibility at CMU group. I am broadly interested in Artificial Intelligence and Human-Computer Interaction.

Previously, I was a research fellow at Microsoft Research India, where I worked in Technology and Empowerment. Prior to that, I graduated with distinct honors from Delhi Technological University, India.

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I am spending the summer as a graduate research assistant at CMU, analyzing my user study data on the accessibility outcomes of AI pair programming. I recently picked up badminton again after three long years!


July 2024 I am serving as a project leader for CMU AI Scholars, a CS Pathways Initiative. My high school mentees are working on retinal image classification. Check out their neat project website.
June 2024 My first-author paper "Breaking the News Barrier" is accepted to ASSETS'24. This work was done at Microsoft Research India. Excited to present the paper at St John's, Canada, in October!
June 2024 My co-author, Yuvanshu, presented our poster "Shifted Reality" at the CVPR 2024 VizWiz Grand Challenge Workshop in Seattle.
May 2024 I presented my ongoing thesis work at the W4A Doctoral Consortium in Singapore. Got some nice feedback! Next, heading to Bengaluru to catch up with folks at Microsoft Research India.
Feb 2024 I am helping organise the CMU Accessibility Lunch Seminar on Mondays at noon. We have an incredible lineup of guest speakers this semester! Subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates.

Headshot of Peya Mowar: a woman with brownish black long hair.

407 S. Craig Street
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Socials: @peyajm29

To chat, please email me or book a slot in my weekly office hours.
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