Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Ph.D.
Natural Language Processing research, with a focus on linguistic and language-inclusive sensing with text, speech, and multimodal data for broad impact domains, including bioinformatics and health.
Reynold Bailey, Ph.D.
Analyzing and influencing human eye-gaze behaviors and attention, including research on applied perception and artificial intelligence research on multimodal information signals from humans.
Sorim Chung, Ph.D.
Impact of technology on consumer behavior, particularly in the context of sensory marketing, user environments, advertising, and brand management, with recent work on impact of touch interfaces and other device types on online shoppers.
Taejoong (TJ) Chung, Ph.D.
Research on online social networks and on using data to dig into social interactions, with a goal of understanding social interactions, economical behaviors, crowd phenomena and information propagation with large-scale data.
Gabriel Diaz, Ph.D.
Research on the visual guidance of action, i.e. how visual information is used to guide movements of the body when performing everyday actions, utilizing a variety of techniques and equipment, including computational modeling, eye-tracking, virtual reality, and motion capture.
Yasmine El-Glaly, Ph.D.
Human-computer interaction and accessibility research, especially interdisciplinary projects that aim to leverage the quality of life for people with different abilities, educational levels, and age groups.
Lisa Elliot, Ph.D.
Research on education and cognitive development, including qualitative research methodologies and survey design, with a focus on Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students and the efficacy of technologies for DHH students in STEM.
Elena Fedorovskaya, Ph.D.
Research on imaging, color management and color science, and broadly, cross media studies from cognitive, perceptual, affective and computational standpoints.
James Ferwerda, Ph.D.
Research on building computational models of human vision from psychophysical experiments, and developing advanced imaging systems based on these models.
Joe Geigel, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary multimedia projects that that combine computer science, real-time graphics, mobile devices, art, music, and theatre to create interactive live experiences, collaborating with artists, designers, musician and photographers from both within RIT and externally.
Anne Haake, Ph.D.
Human-computer interaction, with a focus on bioinformatics and health, including research on infusing expertise (domain knowledge, perceptual/visual behaviors) into the design of computing systems for complex tasks.
Vicki Hanson, Ph.D.
Human-computer interaction, accessibility, aging, applications addressing needs of diverse populations, with emphasis on language, cognition, and healthcare.
Currently, the CEO of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
Christopher Homan, Ph.D.
Computational social network analysis (CSNA), combining social media, network science, sociology, and advanced computational methods to study the role of social networks in organizational behavior, to improve health, productivity, and social welfare.
Matt Huenerfauth, Ph.D.
Human-computer interaction and accessibility research, especially assistive technology and accessible computing, natural language processing, sign language computational linguistics, virtual human animation, user-based evaluation of assistive technology.
Yu Kong, Ph.D.
Research on computer vision, deep learning, machine learning, and social media analytics. Teaching computers to see the physical world, including spatial and temporal relationships, and to predict human activity in video after observing only the beginning few frames.
Rui Li, Ph.D.
Machine learning research, especially with applications for eye-tracking data analysis, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, data management and analytics, human-computer interactions, and security and privacy.
Pradeep Murukannaiah, Ph.D.
Computational abstractions and techniques to enable social applications to deliver a personalized, context-aware, and privacy-preserving experience, offering benefits to both application devlopers and end-users.
Tae (Tom) Oh, Ph.D.
Wireless and networking technologies, with applications for accessibility and inclusion (e.g. smart cane systems for blind users), vehicular area networks, data acquisition and analytics, mobile device security, internet of things (IoT) security, and sensor networks.
Eye-tracking research to study human eye movements in complex tasks and natural environments so that we can better understand the process, rather than the mechanics, of visual perception.
Dan Phillips, Ph.D.
Development of assistive devices and systems for individuals with disabilities, signal processing and analysis of large, complex biomedical data sets, and clinical applications of ultrasound in cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment.
Ray Ptucha, Ph.D.
Machine learning research, especially deep belief networks, with applications in computer vision, robotics, human-computer interaction, natural language processing, and embedded control.
Human factors in complex systems, human performance measurement and modeling, mental workload, decision-making, human error, and reliability.
Ehsan Rashedi, Ph.D.
Theoretical and application-oriented research topics, covering several aspects within the fields of ergonomics, biomechanics, work physiology, safety, and rehabilitation.
Kristen Shinohara, Ph.D.
Human-computer interaction and accessibility research, especially the design of technologies usable by people with disabilities with a focus on how to improve accessible design to include social aspects of technology use.
Michael Stinson, Ph.D.
Evaluation of communication and collaboration technologies for students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, classroom motivation of deaf students, social adjustment of mainstreamed students, and facilitation of lecture comprehension.
Brian Tomaszewski, Ph.D.
Research in the domains of geographic information science and technology, geographic visualization, spatial thinking, disaster management, and refugee affairs.
Josephine Wolff, Ph.D.
Cybersecurity law and policy, defense-in-depth, security incident reporting models, economics of information security, and insurance and liability protection for computer security incidents.
Matthew Wright, Ph.D.
Phishing and privacy in social networks, password alternatives for user authentication, and usable security and privacy in emerging technologies.
Michael Yacci, Ph.D.
Intelligent tutoring systems, structural knowledge, instructional design theory, performance support systems, intelligent agents, interactive courseware design, knowledge management, and human cognition.
Yang Yu, Ph.D.
Analysis of social media, structured and unstructured user-generated content, sentiment analysis of online product reviews, and sentiment analysis of twitter data.
Richard Zanibbi, Ph.D.
Pattern recognition and machine learning, with applications in document recognition and information retrieval, including math-aware search engines and interfaces, recognizing math notation, locating text in pictures, and audio-visual search in lecture videos.