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Nikola Banovic

Banovic, Nikola

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Understanding and modeling human behavior to support innovative information technology, changing how we study and design interactive user experiences with the goal of improving the quality of people’s lives.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-764-4289Office: 2630 Beyster Bldg.
Satinder Baveja

Baveja, Satinder Singh

Toyota Professor of Artificial IntelligenceProfessor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Reinforcement Learning, Machine Learning, Computational Game Theory, Adaptive Human Computer Interaction.WebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 936-2831Office: 3749 Beyster Bldg.
Laura Burdick

Burdick, Laura

LEO Lecturer III, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Natural language processing, data science, machine learningEmail: Phone: (734) 936-1312Office: 3824 Beyster
Joyce Chai

Chai, Joyce

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Natural language processing, language grounding to vision and robotics, situated human-machine communication, interactive task learning.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-764-3308Office: 3632 Beyster
Edmund Durfee

Durfee, Edmund H

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceCo-director, Technology Increasing Knowledge: Technology Optimizing Choice (TIKTOC), U-M Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center
Research Interests: Multi-agent coordination and intelligent real-time systemsWebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 936-1563Office: 3745 Beyster Bldg.
David Fouhey

Fouhey, David

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciencehe/him/his
Research Interests: Computer vision and machine learning, with a particular focus on scene understanding.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-764-8517Office: 3777 Beyster Bldg.
Anhong Guo

Guo, Anhong

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciencehe/him/his
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, accessibility, augmented reality, human-AI interactionWebsiteEmail: Office: 3741 Beyster
Chad Jenkins

Jenkins, Chad

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceAssociate Director, Michigan Robotics Institute
Research Interests: Human-robot interaction, including exploration of methods that enable robots to learn human skills.WebsiteEmail: Office: 3644 Beyster
Justin Johnson

Johnson, Justin

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Vision and language, visual reasoning, and image generation.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-936-7829Office: 4749 Beyster Bldg.
Danai Koutra

Koutra, Danai

Morris Wellman Faculty Development ProfessorAssistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceAssociate Director of the Michigan Institute for Data Science
Research Interests: Data mining, graph summarization and visualization, and applied machine learning.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-764-4237Office: 3633 Beyster
Benjamin Kuipers

Kuipers, Benjamin

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: The representation of common sense and expert knowledge, with particular emphasis on the effective use of incomplete knowledge.WebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 647-6887Office: 3741 Beyster Bldg.
Sindhu Kutty

Kutty, Sindhu

Lecturer III, Electrical Engineering & Computer Scienceshe/her/hers
Email: Phone: 734-647-8821Office: 2640 Beyster
John Laird

Laird, John E.

John L. Tishman Professor of EngineeringProfessor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Architectures, Machine Learning, and Computer Games.WebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 647-1761Office: 3753 Beyster Bldg.
Walter Lasecki

Lasecki, Walter

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Combining human and machine computation to create intelligent systems that can solve problems ranging from accessibility needs for uses with disabilities to rapid analysis of large data sets.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-764-4259Office: 2636 Beyster
Honglak Lee

Lee, Honglak

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer VisionWebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 764-3726Office: 3773 Beyster Bldg.
Rada Mihalcea

Mihalcea, Rada

Janice M. Jenkins Collegiate Professor of Computer Science and EngineeringProfessor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Natural language processing, computational social sciences, multimodal tracking and understanding of human behavior.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-647-4088Office: 3769 Beyster Bldg.
Emily Mower Provost

Mower Provost, Emily

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Scienceshe/her/hers
Research Interests: Audio-visual modeling of human behavior focusing on emotion. Focus on assistive speech-based technologies.WebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-647-1802Office: 3629 Beyster Bldg.
Edwin Olson

Olson, Edwin

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Research Interests: Finding ways for robots to sense and understand their environment while coping with uncertainty and ambiguity, multi-autonomous systems.WebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 647-1049Office: 3737 Beyster Bldg.
Veronica Perez-Rosas

Perez-Rosas, Veronica

Assistant Research Scientist, Electrical Engineering and Computer Scienceshe/her/hers
Research Interests: Natural language processing, multi modal and cross-cultural approaches for deception detection and sentiment analysis, behavioral signal processingEmail: Phone: 734-763-0503Office: 2709 Beyster Bldg.
Lu Wang

Wang, Lu

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Scienceshe/her/hers
Research Interests: Natural language processing, computational social sciences, machine learningWebsiteEmail: Phone: (734)764-6894Office: 3757 Beyster Bldg
Xu Wang

Wang, Xu

Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Research Interests: Human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence in education, computer supported collaborative learning and work, human-AI interaction, learning sciences and technologies, cognitive science.WebsiteEmail: Office: 3737 Beyster
Michael Wellman

Wellman, Michael

Richard H. Orenstein Division Chair of Computer Science and EngineeringLynn A. Conway Collegiate Professor of Computer Science and EngineeringProfessor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciencehe/him/his
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Electronic CommerceWebsiteEmail: Phone: (734) 764-8504Office: 3713 Beyster Bldg.
Jenna Wiens

Wiens, Jenna

Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceCo-Director, U-M Precision Health
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computational HealthcareWebsiteEmail: Phone: 734-647-4832Office: 3765 Beyster Bldg.