Dr. Annu Sible Prabhakar is a Professor of Information Technology in the School of Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati (UC). Her research lies at the intersection of Human-Computer Interaction Design (HCI /D), Health Informatics, and Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT 4D). Currently, her research focuses on designing socio-technical interventions to support women as they transition to motherhood. Her research has been presented at international conferences such as SIGCHI, IEEE CHASE, and Pervasive Health. Her papers have won the Best Paper Honorable Mentions at SIGCHI conferences, and the Best Paper award at the Pervasive Health Conference. She is also the second-place winner of graduate research competition at a SIGCHI Conference.
In 2013, she received the George Barbour award for excellence in student-faculty relations, a university-wide award. She is a winner of the Golden Apple award for teaching excellence in the School of Information Technology. Dr. Prabhakar received her Ph.D. in Informatics from Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.