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Dr. Kapil Chalil Madathil

Dr. Kapil Chalil MadathilAssistant Professor - Joint Appointment in Civil & Industrial Engineering

Department of Civil Engineering
326 Fluor Daniel, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-0856
Fax: (864) 656-0795

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BS Mechanical Engineering
Vellore Institute of Technology, 2006

MS, Industrial Engineering
Clemson University, 2010

PhD, Industrial Engineering
Clemson University, 2013

Research Areas

User-centered design, User experience research, Human factors, Human-computer interaction, Mobile user experience design, Healthcare human factors

Selected Publications and Presentations

Chalil Madathil, K., Rodriguez, A. J., Greenstein, J. S. & Gramopadhye, A. K. (2014). Healthcare Information on YouTube: A Systematic Review. Health Informatics Journal.

Chalil Madathil, K., Koikkara, R., Obeid, J., Greenstein, J. S., Sanderson, I. C., Fryar, K., … & Gramopadhye, A. K. (2013). An Investigation of the Efficacy of Electronic Consenting Interfaces of Research Permissions Management System in a Hospital Setting. International Journal of Medical Informatics.

Sanderson, I. C., Obeid, J. S., Chalil Madathil, K., Gerken, K., Fryar, K., Rugg, D., … & Moskowitz, J. (2013). Managing Clinical Research Permissions Electronically: A Novel Approach to Enhancing Recruitment and Managing Consents. Clinical Trials. 

Obeid, J., Gerken, K., Chalil Madathil, K., Rugg, D., Alstad, C., Fryar, K., Alexander, R., Gramopadhye, A. K., Moskowitz, J., Sanderson, I.C. (2013). Development of an Electronic Research Permissions Management System to Enhance Informed Consents and Capture Research Authorizations Data. In Proceedings of the AMIA Clinical Research Informatics Summit, San Francisco, CA.

Chalil Madathil, K., Greenstein, J. S., Neyens, D. M., Juang, K. & Gramopadhye, A. K. (2013). An Investigation of the Informational Needs of Ovarian Cancer Patients and Their Supporters. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s International Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Chalil Madathil, K., Koikkara, R., Dorlette-Paul, M., Ranganayakulu, S., Gramopadhye, A. K., & Greenstein, J. S. (2012). An Investigation of Format Modifications on the Comprehension of Information in Consent Form when Presented on Mobile Devices. In Proceedings of  the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Wismer, A., Chalil Madathil, K., Koikkara, R., Juang, K., & Greenstein, J. S. (2012). Evaluating the Usability of CAPTCHAs on a Mobile device with Voice and Touch Input. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 56th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Chalil Madathil, K. & Greenstein, J. S. (2011). Synchronous Remote Usability Testing : A New Approach Facilitated by Virtual Worlds. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Courses Taught

IE 4670: Systems Design II


National Science Foundation’s Award for Student Excellence | 2010
ACM - SIGCHI Honorable Mention Award | 2011
Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher of the Year | 2012
Best Software System Award | 2012
Human Factors Society’s Student Member with Honors | 2013
Annual Dieter W. Jahns Student Practitioner Award | 2013
Human Factors Institute’s Associate Director’s Student Award | 2013
Clinical Research Informatics Distinguished Paper Nominee | 2013

Professional Affiliations

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Association for Computing Machinery