Cognitive and Immersive Systems Lab (CISL)

Qiang Ji

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Computer Vision
Probabilistic Graphical Models
Machine Learning
Affective Computing
Human Behavior and State Modeling, Monitoring, and Recognition
Natural Human and Machine Interactions
Active Information Fusion for Situation Awareness and Decision Making under Uncertainty

Yalun Helen Zhou

Associate Professor & Graduate Program Director
Communication and Media
Applied Linguistics
Learning Technologies (gamification, AR, VR, XR)
Learning Environments (traditional, virtual, immersive)
Technology-Assisted Learning (CALL, gameful, game-based)

Bulent Yener

Associate Director, IDEA. Director, Data Science Research Center
Computer Science
Machine Learning
Data Science
medical informatics and bioinformatics
cyber security
complex networks
combinatorial optimization

Mei Si

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science & Graduate Program Director for Critical Game Design
Cognitive Science
Embodied Conversational Agent
Interactive Narrative
Emotion Modeling
Emotion Detection
Virtual/Augmented Reality
Multi-agent System

Lirong Xia

Associate Professor
Computer Science
computational social choice
game theory
mechanism design
machine learning
decision making under uncertainty
prediction markets

Richard J. Radke

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
computer vision
video processing
human-scale, occupant-aware environments
social signal processing
video analytics
smart lighting
visual effects