Current Members

Barbara Di Eugenio

Barbara Di Eugenio
Professor

1138 SEO | bdieugen@uic.edu | (312) 996-7566

Research Interests: Application to human-computer interaction, educational technology, human-robot interaction, and multimedia systems.

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Natalie Parde

Natalie Parde
Assistant Professor

1132 SEO | parde@uic.edu | (312) 355-1310

Research Interests: Multimodal natural language processing, semantics, robotics applications, and healthcare applications.

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Sabita Acharya

Sabita Acharya

PhD Student

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Mehrdad Alizadeh

Mehrdad Alizadeh

PhD student

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Shahla Farzana

Shahla Farzana

PhD Student

Itika Gupta

Itika Gupta

PhD student

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Abhinav Kumar

Abhinav Kumar

PhD student

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Paul Landes

Paul Landes

PhD student

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Natawut Monaikul

Natawut Monaikul

PhD student

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David Randolph

David Randolph

PhD student

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Aldo Alvarez

Aldo Alvarez

Master’s Student

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Flavio Di Palo

Flavio Di Palo

Master’s Student

Unaiza Faiz

Unaiza Faiz

Master’s Student

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Amna Irfan

Amna Irfan

Master’s Student

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Yatri Modi

Yatri Modi

Master’s Student

Collaborators

Numerous collaborators at UIC, in CS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Psychology, Applied Health Sciences, Nursing

  • Michael Glass Michael was a postdoctoral fellow from August 2000 to August 2002. He is now an Associate Professor at Valparaiso University.
  • Susan Haller, professor at SUNY Potsdam, collaborated with us on NLP for ITSs (2002-2006).
  • Pam Jordan and Sandra Katz, research associates at the University of Pittsburgh, work with us on analysis and modelling of peer learning.
  • Susan McRoy, professor at Univ. of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, spent the year 08-09 as a visitor in the NLP lab. We are collaborating with her on medical informatics applications of NLP.
  • Agathe Merceron, professor at Beuth University of Applied Science, Berlin, Germany, spent the year 12-13 on sabbatical with us. We share interests in educational data mining, and dialogue interaction in educational technology
  • Seong-Bae Park, professor at Kyungpook National University, South Korea.
  • Massimo Poesio, professor at the University of Essex, UK. We worked  together  on theories of referential expressions, and their application in tutoring interactions

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