People

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

Chirag Shah

Associate Professor and Lab Director, University of Washington

Search and recommender systems; Data Science; Machine Learning; Responsible AI

Aylin Caliskan

Assistant Professor, University of Washington

AI Ethics; Machine Learning; Natural Language Processing

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

Shawon Sarkar

UW iSchool PhD Student

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

Anna Shang

UW HCDE PhD Student

Human-Centered Explainable AI


Sahil Verma

UW CSE PhD Student

Explainable AI, Fairness in ML

BingBing Wen

UW iSchool PhD Student

Information Retrieval, Recommendation, Multimodal learning

Pallavi Banerjee

Data Science and Business Intelligence


Anusha Dhar

Data Science


Ji Kang

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


Nicholas Marangi

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


Raef Salem

Human Information Behavior; Social Media; Misinformation


Smart Chang

Computer Science

Jacqueline Dai

Informatics and Psychology

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, Google


Ruoyuan Gao

Research Scientist, Amazon


Souvick Ghosh

Assistant Professor, San Jose State University (SJSU)


Roberto Gonzalez-Ibanez

Assistant Professor, University of Santiago, Chile


Chathra Hendahewa

Data Scientist, TD Bank Group


Long Le

Machine Learning Engineer, Google


Jiqun Liu

Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma


Soumik Mandal

Postdoc, New York University (NYU)


Ziad Matni

Lecturer, University of California Santa Barbara

Matthew Mitsui

Head of Data Science, VidIQ


Jonathan Pulliza

Senior Consultant, Data Engineering


Manasa Rath

UX Researcher, M&T Bank

Yiwei Wang

User Researcher

  • 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)
    • Yiwei Yang (iSchool PhD student)

  • Masters Students
    • Twisha Ajwani (Business School - lab graduate)
    • Fancy Arora (Business School)
    • Srijani Basak
    • Sahil Bhange (Business School)
    • Chiaoya Chang (MLIS Student)
    • Stephanie DiGiovanni (MCIS student)
    • Dhruv Dogra
    • Becky Kolberg (MLIS student)
    • Daulat Lakhani (MCIS student)
    • Subhiksha Mukuntharaj (MLIS student)
    • Shree Priya
    • 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)
    • Chen Song (MLIS student)
    • 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)
    • Saksham Aggarwal (Math & Informatics)
    • Basil Ahmad (CS and Math)
    • Kevin Albertson (CS and Math - lab graduate)
    • Abhijna Baddi (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Josh Cartagena (ITI - lab graduate)
    • Vashika Goel (Psychology & Informatics)
    • Changling Huang (CS and Math)
    • Ruchi Khatri (CS)
    • Nithi Kumar (CS)
    • Samantha Lee (CS)
    • Ke(Coco) Li (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)