March 4, 2023. Chu Li Presents Project Sidewalk to World IA Day

March 3, 2023. Makeability Lab Members at the Annual Allen School Ski Day

March 2, 2023. Congrats to Stefania Druga on Passing the PhD Defense!

Feb. 28, 2023. Makeability Lab Members Visit the T-mobile Tech Experience Center

Feb. 14, 2023. Dhruv Jain Honored with SIGCHI Outstanding Dissertation Award

Recent Projects


2020 – 2022


2022 – Present

Project Sidewalk

2012 – Present


2022 – Present

Sidewalk Equity

2022 – Present

Recent Papers

Recent Videos

ProtoSound: A Personalized and Scalable Sound Recognition System for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Users

Sidewalk Gallery: An Interactive, Filterable Image Gallery of Sidewalk Accessibility Problems

Experimental Crowd+AI Approaches to Track Accessibility Features in Sidewalk Intersections Over Time

Recent Talks

Scalable Techniques to Study the Equitable Distribution and Condition of US Sidewalks

Dec. 14, 2022 | ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems)

Tacoma, Washington

Chu Li

Sound Sensing and Feedback Techniques for d/Deaf and Hard of Hearing Users

March 12, 2021 | Carnegie Mellon University, HCII Lecture


Dhruv Jain