Welcome! This is Yuli Patrick Hsieh‘s personal website. I am a survey methodologist and digital sociologist in the Digital Technology and Society program in RTI International’s Survey Research division. You can find more information about my work and research interests on this site.


Survey Project Completed

The Communication Technologies and Personal Networks Survey is completed on June, 2013.

Project Goal 1

The project evaluates whether ICT recall aids can improve the data quality of the personal network survey.

Project Goal 2

More importantly, it seeks to understand how people use technologies to stay in touch with their personal networks.

Dissertation Defended

The initial analysis of the survey data was completed and the first project, dissertation, was successfully defended on September 3rd, 2013.

My dissertation won a study paper award in survey research methodology

With an relatively intense schedule, I attended two conferences during the week before Thanksgiving. First, I flew to DC...

Summer Social Webshop@University of Maryland

I was at the 2012 Summer Social Webshop at the University of Maryland during August 20th-24th, 2012. This was...

Facebook makes us lonely, debate is heated up again

The debate has been there for a while, it is one of the main reason drawing me into the...