People

Faculty PhD Students Masters Students Undergraduate Students Staff PhD Alumni Past Members

Chirag Shah

Lab Director, University of Washington

Information Seeking/Retrieval; Social media; Data Science

Yunhe Feng

Postdoc, University of Washington

Mobile Security and Privacy; Data Mining; Machine Learning; Social Computing

Bin Han

UW iSchool PhD Student

Machine Learning, Fairness, Data Mining


Soumik Mandal

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student

Information retrieval, Search Behavior, Human Information Behavior

Shawon Sarkar

UW iSchool PhD Student

Human Information Behavior, Search and Recommendation, Information Retrieval, and Human-centered AI


Sahil Verma

UW CSE PhD Student

Explainable AI, Fairness in ML


BingBing Wen

UW iSchool PhD Student

Information Retrieval, Recommendation, Multimodal learning

Yiwei Yang

UW iSchool PhD Student

Interpretability and Fairness in Machine Learning


Srijani Basak

Data analysis; Information privacy


Ji Kang

Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Cloud Computing


Nicholas Marangi

Data Analysis; Business Intelligence; Machine Learning; Data Mining;MSIM


Shree Priya

Human Information Behavior; Social Media; Misinformation


Raef Salem

Human Information Behavior; Social Media; Misinformation


Chen Song

Machine Learning; Data Science; NLP


Saksham Aggarwal

Math and Informatics

Jacqueline Dai

Informatics and Psychology

Vanshika Goel

Psychology and Informatics

Ke(Coco) Li

Computer Science

Daniel Saelid

Computer Science

Prerna Sheokand

Computer Science

Tianyi Tang

Computer Science

Angela Xu

Computer Science

Sinan Zhao

Informatics and Economics

Sarita Ghosh

Project Manager

Nara Vajaphattana

Communication Director

Dongho Choi

Data Scientist, Sony Interactive Entertainment


Erik Choi

Senior design researcher, Dropbox


Ruoyuan Gao

Rutgers Computer Science PhD Student


Souvick Ghosh

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student


Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez

Assistant Professor, University of Santiago, Chile


Chathra Hendahewa

Data Scientist, TD Bank Group


Long Le

Machine Learning Engineer, Google


Jiqun Liu

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student


Ziad Matni

Lecturer, University of California Santa Barbara


Matthew Mitsui

Head of Data Science, VidIQ


Jonathan Pulliza

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student


Manasa Rath

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student


Yiwei Wang

Rutgers iSchool PhD Student


  • Postdocs/Visitors
    • Christopher Leeder (PhD from UMich)
    • Chang Liu (Peking University, China)
    • Matthew Mitsui (Rutgers University)
    • Xiaojun Yuan (University at Albany-SUNY)
    • Jinchao Zhang (Wuhan University, China)
    • Ying Zheng (Chinese Academy of Science)

  • PhD Students
    • Eun Baik (iSchool PhD student)
    • Robyn Caplan (JMS PhD student)
    • Dongho Choi (iSchool PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Erik Choi (iSchool PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Charlie File (JMS PhD student)
    • Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez (iSchool PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Muge Haseki (Comm PhD student)
    • Chathra Hendahewa (CS PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Long Le (CS PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Minkyung Lee (iSchool PhD student)
    • Ziad Matni (iSchool PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Stephanie Mikitish (iSchool PhD student)
    • Matthew Mitsui (CS PhD student - lab graduate)
    • Pamela Read (iSchool PhD student)
    • Xiao Qin (iSchool PhD student)
    • Jacob Sanchez (Comm PhD student)
    • Sun Si (iSchool PhD student)
    • Jennifer Sonne (iSchool PhD student)
    • SeoYoon Sung (iSchool PhD student)
    • Shannon Taber (iSchool PhD student)
    • Linnan Wang (MAE PhD student)

  • Masters Students
    • Twisha Ajwani (Business School - lab graduate)
    • Fancy Arora (Business School)
    • Sahil Bhange (Business School)
    • Stephanie DiGiovanni (MCIS student)
    • Dhruv Dogra
    • Becky Kolberg (MLIS student)
    • Daulat Lakhani (MCIS student)
    • Subhiksha Mukuntharaj (MLIS student)
    • Tayebeh Yazdani nina (MLIS student - lab graduate)
    • Lupita S-O'Brien (MLIS student - lab graduate)
    • Shishir Shetty (Business School - lab graduate)
    • Wei Shi (Business School - lab graduate)
    • Jaqueline M. Woolcott (MLIS student - lab graduate)
    • Chuxu Zhang (CS student - lab graduate)

  • Undergraduate Students
    • Niranjana Ganesh (ECE and CS; 2016-2017)
    • Hoda Abdolrazek (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Basil Ahmad (CS and Math)
    • Kevin Albertson (CS and Math - lab graduate)
    • Abhijna Baddi (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Josh Cartagena (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Changling Huang (CS and Math)
    • Ruchi Khatri (CS)
    • Nithi Kumar (CS)
    • Samantha Lee (CS)
    • Yan Li (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Rajvi Mehta (CS)
    • Dan Pan (CS)
    • Divya Parikh (CS)
    • Kanan Parikh (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Kaushal Parikh (CS)
    • Chahna Patel (Biomedical Engineering)
    • Zachary E. Pinner (ITI)
    • Phillip Quiza (CS - lab graduate)
    • Josue Reyes (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Anastasia Ryssiouk (CS - lab graduate)
    • Diana Soltani (CS)
    • SaraAnn Stanway (CS)
    • Daniel Su (ECE)
    • Jose Uben (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Serife Uzun (Biotech - lab graduate)
    • Jhanvi Virani (CS and History; 2016-2017)

  • Student Visitors
    • Nazanin Andalibi (Visitor)
    • Claire Digirolamo (Undergraduate student, George Washington University)
    • Ivo Leonhardt (Masters exchange student, Germany)
    • Magdalena Nikola (Universit√† degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca, Italy)
    • Sophia Song (Montgomery High School; 2018)
    • Laure Soulier (Visiting PhD student from IRIT, France)
    • Arvind Yalavarti (High Technology High School; 2017-2018)

  • Staff
    • Catherine McGowan (Lab Assistant)
    • Abdurahman Sherif (Designer and Webmaster)
    • Liz Smith (Lab Assistant)
    • Diana Floegel (Lab Assistant)
    • Amanda Geng (Designer and Webmaster)
    • Emily LaBeaume (Lab Assistant)
    • Bethany Longfellow (Conceptual Artist)
    • Danielle Reay (Lab Assistant)
    • Chui Tang (Designer and Webmaster)
    • Angel Huang (Lab Assistant)