learning.understanding.cognition.intelligence.data science

People

Faculty and Core Participants

Timothy Rogers

Professor, Psychology

PI, Director

Computational models of human learning, memory, and language

Xiaojin (Jerry) Zhu

Professor, Computer Science

Co-PI, Co-director

Machine Learning, machine teaching, natural language processing

Martha Alibali

Professor, Psychology

Co-PI

Cognitive development and education

Rob Nowak

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Co-PI

Machine learning, optimization, signal processing, sparsity

Martina Rau

Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology

Co-PI

Intelligent tutoring systems for elementary and university education

Chuck Kalish

Professor, Educational Psychology

Core Faculty

Cognitive Development, inductive inference, social cognition

David Kaplan

Professor, Educational Psychology

Core Faculty

Quantitative methods in education and behavioral sciences

Percival Matthews

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Core Faculty

Cognitive approaches to mathematical representation and learning

Bilge Mutlu

Associate Professor, Computer Science

Core Faculty

Human/computer interaction, robotics, social machine behavior

Rebecca Willett

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Core Faculty

Machine learning, optimization, signal processing, sparsity

Kate McCleary

Associate Researcher, WCER

Evaluator

Intercultural learning, university-partnerships, empowerment, underrepresented minorities and women in STEM

Christine Pribbenow

LEAD Center Director, WCER

Evaluator

Student and faculty learning, educational programming, underrepresented minorities and women in STEM

Caitlin Iverson

Program Manager

Science communication, professional development, university-community partnerships

Graduate Students: Cohort 1

John Vito Binzak

Ph.D. Student, Educational Psychology

Projects: Beyond Magnitude, Brain Imaging

Vince Frigo

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Project: False Beliefs

Blake Mason

Ph.D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project: Chemistry Learning

Rui Meng

Ph.D. Student, Educational Psychology

Project: OMELET

Ayon Sen

Ph.D. Student, Computer Sciences

Project: OMELET

Scott Sievert

Ph.D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project: NEXT

Graduate Students: Cohort 2

Mohan Ji

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Project: Visual Perception

Lowell Thompson

Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience

Visual Perception, Psychophysics, Electrophysiology, Neural Network Modeling

Graduate Students: Cohort 3

Ashley Hou

Ph.D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Machine Learning

Harrison Rosenberg

Ph.D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Machine Learning, Signal Processing, Graph Theory, and Engineering Education

Fangyun (Olivia) Zhao

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Project: Social Robotics
Emotions, Social Interaction, Human-Robot Interaction,

Graduate Students: Cohort 4

Pablo Caceres

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Cognitive Science and Machine Learning

Raymond Doudlah

Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience

Multisensory integration, sensorimotor associations, machine learning

Gaylen Fronk

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Machine Learning and Precision Medicine

Owen Levin

Ph.D. Student, Computer Science

Machine Learning Theory

Rahul Parhi

Ph.D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Theoretical Machine Learning

Sarah Sant’Ana

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Classification and Prediction of Addictive Behaviors

Melissa Schoenlein

Ph.D. Student, Psychology

Visual perception, color cognition, learning and transfer

Independent Program Advisory Committee

Richard Baraniuk

Professor in the Engineering school at Rice University and founder of OpenStax, who works to develop free personalized education materials

Ken Keodinger

Professor of Human Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon University whose research focuses on technology and education

James L McClelland

National Academy of Sciences member who pioneered the application of neural networks to understanding human cognition