Tania Roy

Assistant Professor of Human Centered Computing - Computer Science - Natural Sciences

  • Phone: (941) 487-4369
  • Email: troy@ncf.edu
  • Office Location: HNS E157
  • Mail Location: HNS E172C
PhD in Human Centered Computing, Clemson University
M.S in Computer Science, Clemson University
B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering , West Bengal University of Technology, India


Human centered computing, socially relevant computing, applied machine learning, interpersonal violence prevention  and mental health related applications.

Professor Roy has broad interests in using technology to solve socially relevant topics such as dating violence prevention, mental and sexual health awareness and classroom engagement. Prior to joining New College, Dr. Roy was a PhD student in Clemson University and part of the Virtual Environments Group. She is also passionate about being involved in initiatives that promote diversity in STEM such as ACM-W.

Recent Courses
Introduction to Programming in Python
Foundations of Human Centered Computing

Relevant Publications

  • Roy, T., McClendon, J., & Hodges, L. (2018, June). Analyzing Abusive Text Messages to Detect Digital Dating Abuse. In 2018 IEEEInternational Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI) (pp. 284-293). IEEE.
  • Roy, T.,  Daily, S.B., and Hodges, L. F.,  McClendon, J.(2016). SecondLook: Participatory design process to create a phone app that detects digital dating abuse. Proceedings of the International Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Chicago, Ill., (Pages 320-327).
  • Daily, S.B., James, M.T., Roy, T., Darnell, S.S. (2014). EngageMe: Designing A Visualization Tool Utilizing Physiological Feedback to Support instruction. Technology, Instruction, and Learning 2015, 10(2), pp. 107-126
  • Daily, S.B., Meyers, D., Darnell, S., Roy, T. (2013). Understanding Privacy and Trust Issues in a Classroom Affective Computing System Development. Human-Computer Interaction International Conference. (July 21- 26, 2013, Las Vegas, NV. (Pages 414 – 423).