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Gale Lucas

Gale Lucas

Expert in human-computer interaction, affective computing, and trust-in-automation.

Mona Sobhani

Mona Sobhani

Expert in the relationship between health outcomes and technology, including wearable devices and mobile apps, and the issues surrounding the adoption of digital tools, such as data ethics, privacy, and cybersecurity.

Sharon Mozgai

Sharon Mozgai

Expert in human computer interaction, engagement, motivation, and organizational processes of interdisciplinary teams working on healthcare technology in order to optimize the design of digital therapeutics

Leslie Saxon

Leslie Saxon

Expert in digital health, wearable sensors, human performance, and virtual humans

Jessica Brillhart

Jessica Brillhart

Expert on technology in society and ongoing relationship between emerging technology, education, and the gradient of human experience

Kyle McCullough

Kyle McCullough

Expert in AI and 3D visualization, automating typically human-in-the-loop processes for Geo-specific 3D terrain data generation, photogrammetric reconstruction, automated feature attribution, and autonomous agents.

David Traum

David Traum

Expert in natural language, dialogue systems, artificial intelligence, communication and culture.

Benjamin Nye

Ben Nye

Expert in learning science, intelligent tutoring systems, AI in education, socio-cognitive modeling, and agent-based architectures

Paul Rosenbloom

Paul Rosenbloom

Expert in artificial intelligence

Arno Hartholt

Arno Hartholt

Expert in virtual humans and video game development

Andrew Gordon

Andrew Gordon

Expert on social media, blogs and storytelling

Jonathan Gratch

Jonathan Gratch

Expert in virtual humans, virtual reality and emotions in human-machine interaction

Albert "Skip" Rizzo

Albert “Skip” Rizzo

Expert in the use of virtual reality technology in mental health applications and on cognition and memory loss in older adults

William Swartout

William Swartout

Expert in artificial intelligence systems, including immersive virtual reality, intelligent agents and natural language generation