Full Papers

Tom Ongwere , Gabrielle Cantor, Sergio Ramirez Martin, Partrick Shih, James Clawson, and Kay Connelly. The dark science of managing type 2 diabetes and discordant chronic comorbidities: Patients’ perspective. In the Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on human factors in computing systems CHI Conference (CHI 2018). Unpublished manuscript.

Ben Jelen, Olivia Richards, Samantha Whitman,  Tom Ongwere , Kathryn Kresnye, Leslie Liu, and Katie Siek. (2018). “I Want to Put Lights on It”: Older Adults’ Interest in Integrating Arduino into Crafting. In the Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on human factors in computing systems CHI Conference (CHI 2018). Unpublished manuscript.

Annu Sible Prabhakar, Lucia Guerra Reyes, Anne Effron, Vanessa M. Kleinschmidt, Maggie Driscoll, Charles Peters, Vanessa Pereira, Majdah Alshehri,Tom Ongwere and Katie A. Siek. “Let Me Know If You Need Anything”: Support Realities of New Mothers, Submitted to Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare (PervasiveHealth 2017)

Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Pietari Keskinen, Daniel G. Cabrero., Shambe Angula, Tom Ongwere , Shilumbe Chivuno-Kuria, and Hedvig Mendonca. (2015). ICTD within the Discourse of a Locally Situated Interaction: The Potential of Youth Engagement. International development informatics association conference. Zanzibar, Tanzania. pdf

Tom Ongwere , Hedvig Mendonca, and Shilumbe Chivuno-Kuria, and Heike Winschiers-Theophilus. (2014). Youth empowering the youth through participatory service design. Design, development and research conference, (81-99). Cape Town, South Africa. pdf, pg71

Position Papers:

Tom Ongwere , Gabrielle Cantor, Sergio Ramirez Martin, Partrick Shih, James Clawson, and Kay Connelly.Too Many Conditions, Too Little Time: Designing Technological Interventions for Patients with Type-2 Diabetes and Discordant Chronic Comorbidities. AMIA 2017 Workshop on Interactive Systems in Healthcare(WISH), 2017.

Tom Ongwere and Heike Winschiers-Theophilus. (2014). Engaging local community through participatory design to achieve sustainable development: Position paper presented at the workshop “Participation for Development” at the PDC’14, 05-OCT-2014, Windhoek, Namibia.

Tom Ongwere, Hylton Vilet and Paul Rwoney. (2014). The role of participatory design (PD) in streamlining e-waste disposal in Namibian communities. Position paper presented at the workshop “Love-for e-Waste” at the PDC’14, 05-OCT-2014, Windhoek, Namibia.

Tom Ongwere, Hylton Vilet and Heike Winschiers-theophilus. (2015). Participatory refresh studio: towards a grass-root innovation for sustainable e-waste management. Position paper presented at the workshop “Menders” at the PLATE’2015, 17-June-2015. Nottingham UK, June 2015.

Tom Ongwere and Heike Winschiers-Theophilus. (2015). Participatory design with unemployed youth in Namibia: A new path to open social innovation. International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries. Negombo Sri- Lanka.