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2017.October.30:

William Liu

William is a sophomore majoring in Cognitive Science. His research within the RAPT project focuses on collecting and expressing user data in the form of virtual agent “memory.” His research interests also extend into computer/memory architecture and operating systems. William is big into musical theatre. Having performed throughout High School, William is continuing that interest here […]

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2017.October.30:

Ronak Yarapatineni 

Ronak Yarapatineni is a junior Computer Science major at Carnegie Mellon University. He is researching incremental speech synthesis through the InMind Project. Through research, he hopes to learn different applications of the concepts he learns in class. For fun, he likes hanging out with his friends and playing video games.

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2017.October.30:

Eugene Choi

Eugene is a freshman majoring in Information Systems with a potential minor or major in Computer Science. He loves to code and wants to improve in whatever ways that he can. At the ArticuLab, he’s working on the SARA Inmind project analyzing code, cleaning up logs, and more. In his free time, Eugene likes to […]

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2017.October.30:

Saloni Saxena

Saloni is a junior at Carnegie Mellon University studying Cognitive Science. Her interests lie in the creation of intuitive, engaging, and innovative products to solve diverse problems. As a member of the SARA project, she is working to design and develop the UX for the annotation framework team. In her spare time, she loves to […]

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2017.October.30:

Alice Duan

Alice Duan is a junior studying computer science with a minor in learning media. She is working on the SCIPR project this academic year. At the ArticuLab, she is interested in learning more about how software fits into a project within a broader context, as well as testing out the waters of academic research compared […]

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2017.October.30:

Yubin Ge

Yubin Ge is a second-year master student at University of Pittsburgh majoring in Information Science. He currently works for the SCIPR project and helps with building a reasoning model for the virtual peer. His research interests lie in NLP and deep learning and he wishes to gain more research experiences from this opportunity. During his […]

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2017.October.30:

Lauren Duan

Lauren is a junior in Cognitive Science at Carnegie Mellon University, currently working on rapport-annotation methods for the InMind project. She hopes to both develop more intelligent technologies and help people improve their cognitive abilities through a deeper computational understanding of the mind. She is particularly interested in language processing in humans and machines. In […]

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2017.October.25:

Nicole Pinto

Nicole is a junior at Carnegie Mellon University studying Cognitive Science. She is currently an intern working on the SCIPR project with behavioral coding and analytics. She’s interested in improving educational outcomes through technology and understanding how we can design products to be more in line with our cognitive processes. In her free time, she […]

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2017.October.16:

Fengyi Zhang

Fengyi Zhang is a sophomore majoring in Cognitive Science at CMU. She is interested in the application of cognitive psychology in future techonologies such as interactive robots and AI. She will be analyzing human behavior for the SCIPR project this fall. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring restaurants, watching films and visiting exhibitions.

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2017.October.15:

Andy Shen

Andy Shen is a junior at Carnegie Mellon University majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Through the In-Mind project, he will be exploring how memory can improve the interactions between humans and machines. During his free time, he enjoy playing games, hanging out with friends, and staying active.

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2017.September.28:

Gabriel Bayomi Tinoco Kalejaiye

Gabriel is a Brazilian engineer and is currently os his master’s program in Intelligent Information Systems at the School of Computer Science here at CMU. He was previously part of the Stanford Crowd Research Initiative and is currently working in an annotated crowdsourcing framework for multimodal interactions at Articulab. His research focus is on Natural […]

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2017.September.26:

Alankar Jain

Alankar is currently pursuing his Master’s in Language Technologies at the School of Computer Science at CMU. At Articulab, he is working on SARA and Yahoo! – CMU InMind projects. More specifically, he is exploring innovative designs for the dialog manager to enable socially aware virtual conversational agents. Prior to joining Articulab, he spent 3 wonderful years at […]

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2017.September.26:

Samuel Maskell

Sam is a Master’s of Language Technologies student at CMU and is working on the SARA and Yahoo! – CMU InMind projects at the Articulab. He is interested in studying new and innovative ways that machine learning techniques can be used to better understand and engage with users in order to improve the user experience. Prior to […]

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2017.September.26:

Bhargavi Paranjape

Bhargavi is a Master’s of Language Technologies student at CMU and is working on the SCIPR project at the Articulab. She is interested in using machine learning, natural language processing and data mining to build robust and practical solutions in education and healthcare. She completed her Bachelors in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, […]

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2017.September.26:

Timo Baumann

Timo Baumann is a Systems Scientist at the Language Technologies Institute at CMU. His research focuses on highly responsive dialog agents that engage in conversations beyond simple task-based interaction, including backchannels and other realtime social behaviour. Timo uses incremental processing to increase the flexibility and speed of SDSs and works on all aspects of interactive […]

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2017.September.12:

Yuhan Tang

Yuhan is an undergraduate student from Tsinghua University, majoring in Computer Science and Technology. He works as a summer intern in SCIPR project, mainly on the game reasoner and project architecture. Yuhan has rich experience in different areas of research, including facial expression recognition, collaborative writing, and remote FPGA platform. In his spare time, he […]

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2017.August.20:

Vasu Sharma

Vasu is presently pursuing Masters in Language Technologies at the School of Computer Science at CMU. He’s working on the SARA and the Yahoo! – CMU InMind projects at the ArticuLab which focus on building a socially aware robotics assistant. His primary focus is on trying to combine the user’s visual, vocal and verbal cues to better gauge […]

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2017.August.20:

Zian Zhao

Zian is a junior student at Shanghai Jiao Tong University majoring in information engineering. He is working with RAPT program, task reasoner especially. His academic interest lies in natural language processing and machine learning. In the free time, he loves traveling and taking photos.

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2017.August.20:

Wei Wang

Wei is a junior student from Tsinghua, majoring in Computer Science and Technology. Natural Language Processing is his main research interest and he will work with the NLG module of the project SARA. He is a big fan of Marvel Studio movies, especially Iron Man and Wolverine. He loves playing football and sometimes shoots short […]

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2017.August.20:

Jeffrey Li

Jeffrey is a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon University studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is working as an intern on the RAPT project this fall. He hopes to apply the skills he learned in computer science during the school year as well as learn more. In his free time, he is interested in playing basketball, […]

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2017.August.20:

Zimo Li

Zimo Li is going to be a senior student in Peking University next semester majored in Machine Intelligence and double majored in Economics. Her academic interest mainly focus on deep learning and natural language processing. She is working on natural language understanding and generation for SCIPR project during the summer in 2017. During free time, […]

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2017.August.20:

Alexa Grazio

Alexa Grazio is going into her third year at the University of Pittsburgh studying Linguistics and Spanish. She also studies Quechua. Alexa is very passionate about language and its applications in the world. At the ArticuLab, she is a data analyst for the ALEX project.

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2017.August.20:

Chris Huhn

Chris isan undergraduate senior at the University of Pittsburgh working on the Alex project. He is working on his B.A.in Linguistics with a minor in French. His academic interests include translation, teaching English as a second language, language acquisition, dialectal variation of English and French, and computational linguistics.

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2017.August.20:

Melinda Arnold

Melinda is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Linguistics and French with a certificate in Western European Studies. She’s excited to be working on the ALEX project. Her interests include second language acquisition, language variation, French linguistics, dialectology, syntax, morphology and the study of regional variants of French. When Melinda is not in […]

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2017.August.20:

Elena Martinez

Elena is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Linguistics and Spanish. Her interests include creole languages, early language acquisition and development, bilingualism and descriptive grammar. She is very excited to have the opportunity to work on Project Alex.

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2017.July.2:

Pranav Goel

Pranav is an undergrad student at Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India. His major is Computer Science and his area of research interest lies at the intersection of Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning. He is highly enthused by the recent advances in Deep Learning and is absolutely loving the chance to apply it during […]

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2017.July.2:

Jingya Chen

Jingya is a junior student from Tsinghua University, studying in Automobile Engineering and Car Design. She is interested in the interaction design of intelligent device and researches on the performance of the virtual assistant agent with human. She has experience in industrial design including exterior and interior design of cars and service design, and also […]

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2017.July.2:

Zhou Xiaofei

Xiaofei is an undergraduate in the department of Industrial Engineering(Human Factor orientation) of Tsinghua University. She works as a summer intern in SCIPR project. She has strong interest in psychology, design and human-computer interaction. She loves the books HARRY POTTER since she was a child. During the idle time, Xiaofei enjoys jogging, playing badminton, watching […]

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2017.July.2:

Kun Peng

Kun is a junior majoring in stats ML and cognitive science with a minor in sound design. She will be improving machine learning models for RAPT. She enjoys traveling, photography, composing classical/electronic music and translating classical Chinese poems. When she’s not committing to her hobbies she’s always checking her phone for the updates from FC […]

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2017.July.2:

Linh Tran

Linh is a rising senior in Computer Science at the University of New Mexico. She will be working on the Alex project as a DREU participant for summer 2017. She is interested in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), machine learning, artificial intelligence, robotics, and research. She is curious of how they influence children cognitive learning. At […]

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2017.July.2:

Alicia Sigmon

Alicia is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Linguistics and minoring in Spanish and Chinese. In her free time,she loves playing the piano, reading, painting, and drawing. During this previous spring semester,she did research on bilingualism in the University of Pittsburgh’s Linguistics Lab. She also discovered an interest in computer science through […]

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2017.July.2:

Sarah Mathew

Sarah is a fifth year computer science student at Hunter College minoring in Anthropology, Math, and Japanese. She will be working on multi-party gameplay for the SCIPR project this summer. Her interests include sustainability, artificial intelligence, cognition, and game theory. Outside of the lab, Sarah likes to listen to Politically Reactive, to read (the news), […]

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2017.July.2:

Max Collins

Max Collins is a recent graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Psychology and minor in Informatics. He will begin a PhD program at the University of California at Irvine in the Fall, studying Informatics. Max is working on the SCIPR project for the summer of 2017. His academic interests […]

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2017.July.2:

Vivian Tsai

Vivian Tsai studies computer science and applied math at Johns Hopkins University and is excited to be working on InMind/SARA this summer. Her latest interests include natural language processing and cryptology. When she’s not at her desk, she’s playing the piano, quoting Star Wars, or getting lost in a book.

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2017.May.9:

John Choi

A recent graduate of the BCSA Computer Science and Arts student and Innovation Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University, John is an artist, engineer, and entrepreneur all in one. Having over 8 years experience developing computer simulations and 4 years experience building robots, John knows what it takes to develop innovative technology projects either independently or […]

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2017.March.24:

Kweon Woo Jung

Kweon Woo is an undergraduate student studying Computational and Applied Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University. Kweon Woo is working on building user simulators for social and task oriented dialogue systems for SARA and he is interested in ways to empower machines to learn the latent patterns of language and nature of human conversation.

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2017.March.17:

Prachi Mahableshwarkar

Prachi is a sophomore at Carnegie Mellon, majoring in Neuroscience with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience. She will be working on the SCIPR project starting in spring 2017 and is very excited to be involved in such influential work! Outside of academics, she is part of the Carnegie Mellon Bhangra team, and loves French music!

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2017.March.17:

Michelina Astle

Michelina is a senior at Chatham University with a major in Psychology, on the pre-medical track to become a child psychiatrist. Past work includes data analysis for the RAPT project in the Spring of 2016 before she shadowed in a hospital in New Zealand this past summer. She is currently working on the data analysis team […]

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2017.March.17:

Lauren Yan

Lauren is a junior Cognitive Science major, hoping to pursue a career path that involves either children, international relations, or ideally both. Her main research interest is all research that involves children, and anything that involves a cross-cultural aspect is a plus. In her free (and not-so-free) time, she most enjoys lying in bed and […]

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2017.March.17:

Kanisha Vaughn

Kanisha Vaughn is a junior at CMU, majoring in Cognitive Science, with a concentration in Neural Computation. She loves learning about the most is how different psychological and emotional disorders affect cognitive function, particularly disorders such as anxiety and panic. In my spare time, Kanisha simply enjoys cooking, Sudoku, and the occasional Harry Potter book.

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2017.March.17:

Danny Choo

Danny is a passionate and aspiring designer who believes that contemporary design should not only obsess about the aesthetics, but should also provide better ways to communicate and interact amongst people. That is the reason why he calls himself a communication/interaction designer instead of visual designer. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Human-Computer Interaction […]

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2017.March.17:

Caitrin Bogart

Caitrin is a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Linguistics and French with a minor in German. When she’s not working, she dabbles in Hindi, Norwegian, Korean, and Spanish. Her interests include translation, phonetics, second language acquisition, and musicals. She’s excited to be working in this lab.

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2017.February.15:

Ryan Doran

Ryan is a senior at the University of Pittsburgh studying Linguistics and Mandarin Chinese. He is excited to be working with language variation and dialect on the ALEX project as an intern. His academic interests lie in second language acquisition, and his on-going research involves analyzing Mandarin L2 learners acquiring communicative competence via variable structures. […]

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2017.February.15:

Rishabh Chatterjee

Rishabh is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science. He loves working with numbers and is obsessed (sometimes foolishly) with finding patterns in occurrences. He is currently working on the technical implementation team in RAPT, working to build and iterate on the design of the virtual agent tutoring dialogue system. In his free time he likes […]

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2017.February.15:

Claire Chen

Claire is a freshman majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Besides hardware, she is also interested in the interaction between people and technology. Currently, she’s working on the ALEX project as a programmer. Outside the lab, she enjoys watching anime and TV shows, whilst attempting to learn lock picking.

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2017.February.15:

Kaily Bruch

Kaily is a sophomore Psychology and Biological Sciences major atCarnegie Mellon. She is very excited to be working on the SCIPRProject during Spring 2017. In her free time, Kaily is a member ofthe Carnegie Mellon Women’s Soccer team and loves to eat andtravel!

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2017.February.15:

Yoichi Matsuyama

Yoichi Matsuyama is a Post Doctoral Fellow in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute and Language Technologies Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. His research interest lies in computational models of human conversations, which combine artificial intelligence, cognitive science and human-computer/robot interaction. At the ArticuLab, he is leading the SARA (Socially Aware Robot Assistant) and the Yahoo! – CMU […]

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2017.February.15:

Zhen Bai

Zhen Bai is a post-doctoral fellow at the ArticuLab. She leads the Sensing Curiosity in Play and Responding (SCIPR) project, which focuses on exploring the design space of playful learning environments that foster curiosity, exploration and self-efficacy for science education. Zhen is passionate to design innovative interfaces that augment our cognitive, emotional and social experiences […]

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2017.February.15:

Florian Pecune

Florian Pecune is a post-doctoral fellow at the Articulab, working on SARA and Yahoo! – inMind projects, both of which focus on building a socially-aware personal assistant. He is mainly interested in designing embodied conversational agents able to build and maintain long-term relationships with humans by adapting their behavior according to the context of the […]

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2017.February.14:

Yeuk Yu Lee

Tiffany is a Junior majoring in Statistics and minoring in Computer Science. She loves building all kinds of websites, apps, packages and am obsessed with finding a balance between usability and aesthetics in designs. She is currently a programmer in SARA Project, coding and designing interfaces for user studies. Outside of school, she loves exploring […]

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2017.February.14:

Simrin Guglani

Simrin is a freshman Information Systems major from Pittsburgh who is currently working on the Alex project in the Articulab. Outside of the lab, she enjoys golf and badminton. Inside the lab, she enjoys excel and Elan. Simrin loves to learn random, useless skills that she will never need, and she can cook a mean […]

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2017.February.14:

Alvaro Granados

Alvaro is majoring in neuroscience with a concentration in premedical studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and he will graduate this December. For his looming graduation, my thesis entails both fascinating and challenging material. He is reading oscillations in the brain’s magnetic field to locate the supplementary motor area in UPMC patients. He seeks to […]

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2017.February.14:

Xuchen You

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2017.February.14:

Scott Lerner

Scott Lerner is a junior at Oberlin College majoring in Art History. He is most interested in the way interactive technology can be used to encourage abstract thinking. He spends his free time painting and working as an artist assistant.

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2017.February.14:

Radia Lahlou

Radia is a junior currently attending Oberlin College. She is studying Anthropology and Linguistics with a minor in French, and is fascinated by the ways in which people interact and function relative to their cultural and linguistic backgrounds. She is an intern on the ALEX project and is excited to learn about more about the […]

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2017.February.14:

Naomi Berman

Naomi is a senior undergraduate majoring in Linguistics with a minor in HCI and will be interning with the Alex project for the second time this spring. Naomi is very interested in the integration of sociolinguistic theory with practical technological solutions that address current social issues. When they are not studying, Naomi may be found […]

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2017.February.14:

Musumbi Martin

Musumbi is an undergraduate Linguistics and Urban Studies double major at the University of Pittsburgh working on the ALEX Project in ArticuLab. He is interested in how dialectal differences can affect the learning process, and how educators may understand and work through these differences. In his free time Musumbi enjoys walking, composing music, and playing video […]

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2017.February.14:

Miriam Plane

Miriam is a senior at Oberlin College, working on the Alex project for the month of January. She studies Sociology with a minor in Gender Studies, and is interested in pursuing public health, education or some combination of the two. Outside of her academic interests, Miriam can be found learning and talking about languages or […]

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2017.February.14:

Isabel Boratav

Isabel is a junior at Oberlin College majoring in biology and economics.  She’s working for the RAPT project during the month of January.  She is interested in education and is thinking about going into teaching one day.  In her free time, she likes making friends with kids ages 5-15 and cooking pizza for 100 people.

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2017.February.14:

Helen He

Helen He is a double-degree student majoring in Computer Science and Technology in Music and Related Arts (TIMARA) at Oberlin College and Conservatory. She is currently working on the RAPT project as a research assistant, focusing on the use of OpenFace and OpenSMILE. She is a member of the computer science major committee (CSMC) at […]

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2017.February.14:

Emma Webster

Emma Webster is an undergraduate student at Oberlin College majoring in psychology with a concentration in cognitive science. She will be an intern for the RAPT project in Winter 2017. Back at Oberlin, she’s a founding member of the psychology department’s major committee and works as a photo editor for Oberlin’s alternative newspaper. In her […]

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2017.February.14:

Emma Hahn

Emma is a senior at Oberlin College studying Neuroscience and Psychology with a minor in Gender, Sexuality, Feminist Studies and a concentration in Cognitive Science. She is interested in the social applications of cognitive science research in a variety of fields. Emma is interning with the ALEX Project. In her free time, she enjoys reading […]

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2016.December.9:

Kaylen Sanders

Kaylen is a senior Linguistics major at the University of Pittsburgh, with minors in Computer Science and Nonfiction Writing. She is excited to be involved in the Alex project and is interested in the intersection of language and technology. In her free time, she loves finding new music, reading articles and blogs online, and sipping […]

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2016.December.6:

Vivian He

Vivian He is a freshman majoring in Information Systems. She will be working on the SCIPR for spring 2016, and is especially interested in how technology can be used to enhance human experience overall. During her free time, Vivian enjoys doing all sorts of design works and making music.

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2016.November.9:

Lera Neviadomska

Lera is a first-year Information Systems student at Carnegie Mellon University hailing from Kiev, Ukraine. She is currently involved with the ALEX project and interested in user-friendly interface creation, especially in educational context. She is also involved with Scotch’n’Soda theatre and volunteers as a middle school mentor. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening […]

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2016.November.4:

Sasha Volodin

Sasha is a freshman Information Systems major (like a couple other people here). She is an intern at the SARA project, where she is working on the user study. She is interested in socially aware AI and the future of virtual assistants. In her free time, Sasha enjoys reading, working out, and writing about herself […]

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2016.November.2:

Rae Lasko

Rae is a senior studying Cognitive Science and HCI. She is interested in informing ambiguous interfaces, such as voice, with knowledge gained from studying human interaction. Her work on RAPT has primarily been focused on analyzing data collected from human peer tutoring studies.

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2016.November.2:

Chileshe Otieno

Chileshe is an intern in the SARA project, which he joined out of fascination with SARA’s exploration of interaction beyond text. Chileshe Otieno is a freshman in the Information Systems program at Carnegie Mellon University. He is an accomplished denizen of the internet, and a mild fitness enthusiast.

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2016.November.2:

Joe Segel

Joe is a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University studying Information Systems. He is working on the ALEX project and is interested in the connection between portable devices and people, especially the ever-growing necessity of cybersecurity in today’s globally connected society. Outside the lab, he spends his time playing water polo and keeping up with all […]

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2016.November.2:

Ethel Chou

Ethel Chou is currently pursuing a Master’s in Human-Computer Interaction at CMU. After earning a B.A. in international studies and economics from Colby College in 2010, she began working within Boston’s health informatics sector to conduct usability testing for Electronic Health Record (EHR) software. She is passionate about bringing user-centered design to healthcare IT. At […]

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2016.November.2:

Conlon Novak

Conlon is a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University majoring in Information Systems, and is thrilled to be a part of the Alex project. Outside of the lab, he enjoys hackathons, puzzlehunts, ultimate frisbee, and complaining about Pittsburgh’s weather. Given the opportunity, Conlon would love to spend a semester abroad writing short stories, taking photos, and […]

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2016.November.2:

Sara Stalla

Sara Stalla is a UX designer pursuing a masters in human-computer interaction. At the CMU ArticuLab, she works with the other SARA (Socially Aware Robot Assistant), helping to craft the user experience of interacting with social AI. Sara (the human) likes polar bear plunges, episodes of The West Wing, and free public wifi. She received […]

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2016.November.2:

Michelle Tai

Michelle Tai is a senior at Carnegie Mellon University double majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing and Human Computer Interaction. She is working on dialogue annotations using Mechanical Turk and designing a WoZ system for the RAPT project. She loves spending time exploring her environment with a camera in hand or sketching […]

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2016.November.2:

Caroline Wu

Caroline is a junior majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Music. She is a part of the RAPT project. As a piano teacher, Caroline is very interested in advancing peer-tutoring strategies. She enjoys singing in a cappella and reading.

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2016.November.2:

Abbey Mui

Abbey is a first year student at Carnegie Mellon University studying Information Systems in Dietrich College. She hails from the Greater Boston Area in Massachusetts.  She is most interested in how children interact with machines and how they learn from them.  She is intrigued by how intuitive it is for children to pick up how […]

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2016.November.2:

Lynnette Ramsay

Lynnette Ramsay is a junior undergraduate majoring in Psychology with a minor in linguistics. She is currently working on annotation for the Rapport project as a volunteer intern. Her past work includes an independent study on Tank the Roboceptionist with Reid Simmons (CMU Robotics institute). She is also currently a research assistant in the Infant […]

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2016.November.2:

India Unger-Harquail

India Unger-Harquail is a freshman at CMU majoring in Information Systems. She’s currently working on the ALEX project, and is interested in the intersection of technology and social change. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, listening to music, and going on adventures.

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2016.October.27:

Lauren Simmons

Lauren Simmons is the lab manager of the ArticuLab. Passionate about education, she is interested in exploring how novel, cross-disciplinary technologies and virtual learning environments can be used to broaden student participation and improve learning outcomes. Prior to joining the ArticuLab, Lauren was a research assistant at the RAND Corporation, Philadelphia Folklore Project, and the […]

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2016.October.7:

Anna Tan

Anna is a senior student majoring in Computer Science and Cognitive Science with a minor in Learning Media. She is interested in the modelling of virtual AIs using ideas and research from human cognition. She is working on the Rapport project, building the user modeling component. In her spare time, she likes to travel and […]

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2016.October.6:

Jarret Lin

Jarret is a senior at Carnegie Mellon University, double majoring in Music Performance and Human Computer Interaction with a minor in Media Design. He will be working on the SCIPR project for Fall 2016. In his free time, he enjoys sleeping, watching movies, and finding new places to eat. One day, Jarret hopes to eat […]

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2016.October.6:

Zoey Feng

Zoey is a sophomore at CMU majoring in Business and Administration. She will be working on the SCIPR project during Fall 2016. She had previously worked for AbilityFirst for three years and helped with promoting language and social skills for developmentally disabled children and teens. This past summer she went on a backpacking trip in Africa. Zoey loves […]

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2016.October.6:

Grace Cha

Grace Cha is a sophomore majoring in Design and minoring in HCI. She will be working on the SCIPR for fall 2016, and is interested in creating positive experiences through technology-enhanced environments. During her free time, Grace enjoys people-watching at downtown cafes, good wifi, and pesto pasta.

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2016.October.6:

Angela Liang

Angela Liang is a junior at Carnegie Mellon University majoring in Cognitive Science and minoring in Human-Computer Interaction. As part of the SCIPR project, she is interested in the use of virtual technologies in the context of education. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and knitting.

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2016.October.6:

Gaurav Lahiry

Gaurav is a Junior majoring in Computer Science and minoring in HCI. He is an intern for the SCIPR project and is very interested in improving quality of life for people of all ages. He’s working on the project as he believes in its potential to affect long-term learning in young children. In his free […]

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2016.October.6:

Michelle Deng

Michelle is a senior at Carnegie Mellon, majoring in Cognitive Science with a minor in Computer Science. She will be working on the SCIPR project for fall 2016. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, practicing yoga, hanging out with her friends, and photography.

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2016.October.6:

Changning Shou

Changning is a sophomore at CMU majoring in Computer Science. She is interested in HCI and education, and will be working with the SCIPR project during Fall 2016. Currently, she co-leads Outreach360 at CMU, an educationally-oriented service organization that travels to the Dominican Republic. Changning loves trying out new hobbies, enjoys a good book or […]

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2016.October.6:

Jacqueline Myra Yeung

Hi, I’m Jacqueline Myra Yeung and currently a fifth year architecture and human computer interaction designer. I am fuelled by my passion and tenacity to build technology that spans the physical & digital complexities. As a designer, I leverage my cross disciplines to build sustainable human service experiences. It was a pleasure designing user interfaces […]

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2016.September.7:

Fadi Botros

Fadi Botros is currently pursuing a Master’s in Intelligent Information Systems at CMU. He previously attended the University of Calgary where he majored in Software Engineering. During his undergraduate years, he was involved in HCI research focusing on ubiquitous computing and information visualization. He also did research in natural language processing at the Honda Research […]

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2016.August.9:

Lu Sun

Lu is a junior student majoring in Communications. She has great interests in design and Human Computer Interaction. She works on the SCIPR project this summer. She enjoys dancing, taking photos during her free time.

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2016.August.9:

Jiamin Ping

Jiamin Ping is a first-year ph.D candidate in Beijing Institute of Technology,majoring in Optical Engineering. She works on virtual reality and augmented reality, her research interest lies on projection based augmented reality applied in education. During the spare time, she like reading and singing.

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2016.August.9:

Ting Yan

Ting Yan is an undergrad majoring electrical engineering. He is interested in computer science and human-computer interaction. During the summer, he will be working on the RAPT and SARA projects. He is enthusiastic about music, he enjoys playing the piano and guitar, and composing. He also loves photography and graphical design.

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2016.June.29:

Ying Shen

Ying is a junior at Fudan University majoring in Software Engineering of Computer Science. She’ll be working at Articulab over the summer 2016 on the SARA project. In her free time she enjoys anything from outdoor activities to drawing, painting and watching videos.

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2016.June.29:

Zhao Meng

I’m an undergraduate student from Peking University. I major in computer science. My previous research mainly focuses on natural language processing (NLP), specifically, multi-task learning and natural language inference. I’m a big fan of Starcraft II and Assassin’s creed.

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2016.June.29:

Orson Xu

Orson is a sophomore Industrial and Engineering major from Tsinghua University. He is also studying Computer Science as a minor. He feels excited about HCI. In the lab, he will be interning for the SARA project. During his free time, he enjoys reading and working out. He is a person who always looks for challenge.

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2016.June.27:

Cyrielle Chappuis

I am a PhD Student from the University of Geneva. I have a bachelor degree in psychology and a masters degree in Affective and Cognitive sciences. My main interests are language, emotions, and technologies. My thesis project aims to understand how voice characteristics are decoded and used to form impressions of someone.

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2016.June.9:

Daya Lee

Daya is an undergraduate student studying HCI and Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. She is currently working on the Alex project and is interested in human to virtual human interaction. in her free time, she enjoys listening to music, writing novels, and singing.

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2016.June.8:

Clare Lai

Clare is a rising sophomore in the CS class of 2019 hailing from Massachusetts Boston area. They are an intern on the ALEX project and plan to minor in HCI. Clare loves horror movies, art and drawing, investigating new genres of music, and playing video games. They’re also a member of Carnegie Mellon’s community radio […]

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2016.June.8:

Brooke Ley

Brooke Ley is an undergraduate majoring in Computer Science with plans to double major in Music Technology.  She is currently a member of the campus music magazine, The Cut, and an executive board member for the campus radio station, WRCT.  She spends her free time attending concerts, embroidering, learning DJ software, and playing the omnichord […]

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2016.May.31:

Jake Beley

Jake is a rising junior at Dickinson College studying Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics and Political Science. He is currently a research intern on the RAPT project. When outside the lab, Jake can usually be found swimming for his school’s swim team. He also enjoys swinging on swings and volunteer water monitoring.

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2016.May.24:

Sina Siddiqi

Sina is a senior studying Information Systems with a minor in Game Design. She is currently a research intern on the SCIPR project and previously worked on the Alex project. After college, Sina hopes to enter the education technology field and is determined to discover new ways to use technology to make learning fun while […]

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