My master's program and master thesis research were generously supported by Dr. Jost Henkel Stiftung Scholarship from Henkel and Deutschlandstipendium from RWTH Education fund. I have also worked with industry collaborators during internships at Siemens Research, Mazda, and Grohe with my advisors VeeraVenkata (Vijay) Atmakuri (Siemens), Tim Merforth (Mazda), and Markus Ehehalt (Grohe).
The Scent of Collaboration: Exploring the Effect of Smell on Social Interactions
Siddharth Mehrotra, Anke Brocker, Marianna Obrist, Jan Borchers
CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts (CHI ’22 Extended Abstracts), ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2022
Modelling Trust in Human-AI Interaction 🎓
AAMAS: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems, Doctoral Consortium, 2021, pp. 1826--1828
More Similar Values, More Trust?--the Effect of Value Similarity on Trust in Human-Agent Interaction
Siddharth Mehrotra, Catholijn M Jonker, Myrthe L Tielman
AIES '21: Proceedings of the 2021 AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society, 2021, pp. 777--783
Modelling Trust (ongoing PhD research)
This project contributes to the development of AI systems that seek a holistic view of fostering appropriate trust in human-AI interaction. This project combines a formal and a social lens with human-centered design to study trust modelling.
Smell & Social Interactions (Master Thesis) 🥇
This project investigated the effect of controlled scent release from an olfactory designed wearable on the quality of communication and social engagement in a collaborative task.