GT Convergence Innovation Competition Winner
I was part of a team that won first place for community Impact in the Georgia Tech Convergence Innovation Competition for our Sexual Assault Transparency application. (Nov ’14)

CHI 2014 Conference Presentation
Our paper “Just Awful Enough – The Functional Dysfunction of the Something Awful Forums” will be presented at CHI 2014 in Toronto, Canada. Thanks to my esteemed colleagues Yacin Nadji, Dr. Amy Bruckman, and Dr. Beth Mynatt (April ’14).

Pater receives Excellence in Research Award
I was part of a dynamic team that won the Excellence in Research Award from the InfoSci Journals Group. This Award recognizes the best articles from the IGI Global’s journal collection for each volume year. Co-authored with Paul Baker (GT), Abbe Foreman (Temple) and Kel Smith (Anikto LLC), this paper can be downloaded here. (Sept ’12)